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This activity is designed to encourage students to question their own learning and the implications that learning has to them as well as to the broader community. For example: How will this knowledge, these skills and these concepts influence individual lives and the life of the community? What impact does this have on the environment? The activity also helps teachers to reflect about the relevance of lessons within their own curriculum and appropriateness of their teaching strategies. And it is a way for students to take the concepts and apply them in new ways making them more relevant.
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Curriculum and Instruction | Geology | Science and Mathematics Education
Houseal, Ana K., "Student Experience 14: "So What?"" (2012). Expedition: Yellowstone! STaRRS Curriculum Materials. 8.