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Seasons Survey

In this project, you will create a survey that measures student misconceptions about the cause of the seasons.  

1. Develop a survey form that identifies frequent misconceptions about the cause of the seasons, and use it to survey at least 100 of your fellow students who are NOT taking earth science at the current time. 

2. Evaluate your results. What are the most frequent misconceptions, and how do you think people come to have these misconceptions? 

3. Write up a 3-page report outlining your methods and results.  Investigate the causes of the misconceptions and add an additional page to the report to discuss what you think needs to change in our educational system to improve science literacy among your peers.  Include a copy of your survey form with your report.