A Natural Connection to the Azores

Assessment and Evaluation

Student learning can be evaluated via the following methods:

Successful plotting of the provided absolute locations onto an Atlantic Ocean chart or map.

  • Completion of the quiz at this address http://www.quia.com/session.html Use the session name bowerman to take the quiz.
  • Completion of the worksheet that accompanies this Learning Center.
  • Being able to locate the Azores on a world map.
  • Correct identification of the current that runs along the western Atlantic towards the Azores.
  • Identifying the animals on the provided image by using the names mentioned in the logbook entries of the Sullivan
  • Additional learning can be gauged by the students' ability to identify other common names used for the animals. An example would be the diamondfish, which is typically called the manta ray in current texts.