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Earth Science Evaluation
2003-2004 School Year

Please take a few minutes to answer the following questions regarding your experience in Earth Science this year.  When you are finished, simply click the "submit" button and your evaluation will be automatically saved anonymously as a text file.  Your honest opinions are appreciated.
To refresh your memory, I have created a link that will take you to a list of the topics and labs we covered this year.
Where appropriate, please check as many responses as apply.

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  1. What were your reasons for taking Earth Science?
  2. No more biology CAPT Guidance recommended Just happened
     
  3. What did you like about the class?
  4. It was fun It wasn't as hard as I expected The teacher The labs
    It was interesting Nothing
    Other (Please list below)
     
  5. What did you dislike about the class?
  6. Never fun Harder than expected The teacher The labs
    Too much homework Nothing
    Other (Please list below)
     
  7. Please rate the average anxiety/frustration level of the class.
  8. Very high High Medium Low Very low
     
  9. What factor(s) generally caused the anxiety?
  10. Test difficulty Amount of homework Reading level/amount of reading Math Teacher expectations Classmates
     
  11. How would you rate the difficulty level of this class (level 2)?
  12. Very high difficulty High Medium Low Very low
     
  13. On a scale of 1-10, how well prepared were you for the types of problem-solving and work you encountered in this class?  (Consider a 1 as being poorly prepared and a 10 as being very prepared.)
 
  1. On a scale of 1-10, please rate the average work load for the class.  (Consider a 1 as representing a light work load and a 10 as a heavy work load.  Compare this to your other classes at the high school; not the junior high.)
     
  2. Again using a scale of 1-10, please rate your teacher on the following attributes.  A score of 1 indicates a strong disagreement with the statement and a score of 10 indicates a strong agreement with the statement.
    -The teacher has a thorough knowledge of the subject material.

    -The teacher has the ability to explain the subject in a way I can understand. 
    -The teacher tries to make the subject interesting 
    -The teacher provides useful learning materials beyond the textbook.

    -The teacher demonstrates a sense of fairness in the application of class policies.

    -The teacher is friendly and respects students.
    -The teacher is difficult compared to other Amity High teachers.
     
  3. What projects, assignments or methods were the most successful or beneficial in helping you to learn earth science?
  4. Homework Labs Computer LabsLecture Demonstrations Projects Quia review games  Videos  End of chapter reviews  Field Trips
    Please be more specific in the space below:
     
  5. What projects, assignments or methods did you ENJOY the most?
  6. Homework Labs Computer LabsLecture Demonstrations Projects Quia review games  Videos  End of chapter reviews  Field Trips
    Please be more specific in the space below:
     
  7. What projects, assignments or methods were the least valuable?
  8. Homework Labs Computer LabsLecture Demonstrations Projects Quia review games  Videos  End of chapter reviews  Field Trips
    Please be more specific in the space below:

    If you have other comments, please make them here.

     
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B.A. Whalen.
Copyright 2004. All rights reserved.
Revised: 05/31/04.