Brian Kruse

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Recent Posts by Brian

Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:52 AM in Can a convergent boundary ever change to divergent boundary?
Changing from a convergent to a divergent plate boundary is unlikely. However, a divergent boundary "changing" into a transform boundary is possible. Case in point: in the mid-Cenozoic, a spreading center off the west coast of North America was present, along with a subduction zone right at the coast. The westward movement of the North American plate caused the continental plate to override the...

Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:09 PM in Misconceptions
At the just concluded NSTA conference I picked up a copy of the new Page Keeley and Cary Sneider book: Uncovering Student Ideas in Astronomy. It has 45 formative assessment probes specifically for astronomy and space science concepts. The very last session of the conference I attended at 11am on Sunday was on misconceptions in astronomy. A great resource shared during the session was a DVD from...

Recent Public Collections by Brian

Project MAST 2015

6 Resources

For use in a one-week teacher PD in Mississippi.

Plate Tectonics: Layered Earth
Type: Science Object

Plate Tectonics: Plates
Type: Science Object

NASA Galileo Educator Network workshop resources

5 Resources

These resources include activities and articles useful for participating in the NASA Galileo Educator Network, and implement associated activities in the classroom.

Revolutionary Venus How Observing Venus with a Telescope Changed the World.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource

In the Footsteps of Galileo Observing the Moons of Jupiter.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource