Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Students are assigned to read online articles on current astronomy events, and take a short current events quiz during the first 10 minutes of lab. (This motivates students to show up promptly to lab, as the time cut-off for the quiz is strictly enforced!)
Astronomy.com editors, "Europa Ocean May Contain EnoughAccording to a University of Arizona researcher, what is the proposed source for oxygen that may be found in the subsurface oceans of Jupiter's moon, Europa?
Oxygen to Support Life," October 9, 2009
(A) Charged particles impacting its icy surface.
(B) Water- and oxygen-rich asteroids.
(C) Open vents in the ice.
(D) Exotic chemical processes on the warm ocean floor.
Correct answer: (A)
Sections 70178, 70186, 70200
(A) : 16 students
(B) : 7 students
(C) : 13 students
(D) : 18 students
(E) : 2 students