Climate and Energy Webinar and Book Club SeriesNote: This series has concluded. You can find presentations, screencast files and relevant materials on the page for each webinar session.
Schedule and Topics
Most sessions were at 10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern and will last for one hour.
Can Carbon Capture and Storage Clean up Fossil Fuels? - Geoff Thyne, University of Wyoming.
December 10 Book club: Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air, 2009, David MacKay
online version of this book | see this book at Amazon
January 21 Webinar: Misconceptions About Climate Change - Susan Buhr, University of Colorado
February 11 Book club: The Great Ocean Conveyor: Discovering the Trigger for Abrupt Climate Change, by Wallace Broecker
publisher's website | Google Books version of this book | see this book at Amazon
February 18 Webinar: A Climate Modeling Tutorial - by Cindy Shellito, University of Northern Colorado
March 11 Webinar: Engaging Students and Addressing Critical Thinking Skills via the Nuclear Debate - James D. Myers, University of Wyoming
April 8 Webinar: The Energy-Water nexus: A theme for interdisciplinary Earth Science inquiry- Steven Semken, Arizona State UniversityMay 13 Webinar: Developing a Semester-long Class Project on Natural Gas Exploration using the Jigsaw Method- Devin Castendyk, State University of New York, College at Oneonta
Note: this webinar began at 11 am Pacific | 12 pm Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern and lasted for one hour.
Each event took place on a Friday - usually the 2nd Friday of the month.
Each event had its own registration, and participants could register for as many events as interested them.
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Mountain | 12:00 - 1:00 pm Central | 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern
We used Elluminate for presentations, screen sharing, and instant chat.
Audio was through a conference call line.
Web support was through workspace web pages and a discussion board.
Karin Kirk, Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Jimm Myers, University of Wyoming
Katryn Wiese, City College of San Francisco
For questions or more information, please contact Katryn Wiese (katryn.wiese at mail.ccsf.edu)