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Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) WarmUp Activity: Geologic Dating
This site features Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions in geologic dating. The questions examine zircon formation and relative and absolute dating. The site also includes links to more information on Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT), and to a page devoted to assessment for information and ideas on how to evaluate student responses when using this method.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-529
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Laura Guertin
Penn State University Delaware County

Principal Investigator: Dr Cathy Manduca
Carleton College