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Gallery Walk Questions on the Hydrosphere and Cryosphere
This site from SERC's Starting Point presents sample Gallery Walk questions about the hydrosphere and cryosphere. Questions help students examine the effects of surface/subsurface hydrologic processes on the lithosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere, the use of climographs to construct water budget diagrams, and the manner in which the expansion and melting of Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets impact earth's atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. The questions are organized according to the cognitive level at which students are engaged, using Bloom's Taxonomy.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
Subject:
  • Cryology
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-590
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Gallery Walk'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Dr Cathy Manduca
Carleton College

Author: Dr Mark Francek
Central Michigan University