What happens when you hand over three video cameras to middle school students as they work on a complicated project? We decided we would find out.
From the introduction to Alfred Wegener and his radical theory of Continental Drift in the early 1900’s to the exploration of Harry Hess and the idea of seafloor spreading, students explored and modeled the processes and functions of the asthenosphere and lithosphere to better understand the big ideas of plate tectonics. As a culminating project, teams researched and modeled a variety of processes, products, and events connected to that study.
We gave three teams video cameras to capture the experience. Here is EDS’ first student vlog…
[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wF7DAeEsYWI[/youtube]