Formative Assessment Probes: Uncovering Students’ Ideas About Watersheds

by: Page Keeley

This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. Water-quality monitoring engages students in learning about watersheds and watershed stewardship. Before introducing the concept of a watershed, find out whether your students have formed initial ideas about watersheds and what those ideas are.

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Assessment Earth & Space Science Environmental Science


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2018Stock # sc18_055_08_20Volume 055Issue 08

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