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Conveners

Erica Crespi, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University

Essay: Teaching about time: A biologist's perspective

Cathy Manduca, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
Carol Ormand, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
Steve Semken, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University

Essay: Interpreting Geologic Time in Natural Landscapes
Educational project website: The Trail of Time at Grand Canyon: A Geology Exhibition

Workshop Participants

Peter Berquist, Geology, Thomas Nelson Community College

Essay: Teaching About Time

John Chadwick, Geology and Environmental Geosciences, College of Charleston

Essay: Teaching about Time
Course: Historical Geology

Gwen Daley, Chemistry, Physics and Geology, Winthrop University

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Relative Age Correlation

Brett Dooley, Arts, Science, and Business Technology, Patrick Henry Community College

Essay: Teaching Time
Teaching activity: Museum field trip: review of course and introduction to deep time

Maya Elrick, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Cyclostratigraphy and Astrochronology Exercise

Noah Fay, Science, Pima Community College

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Geologic Time Discussion Analogies

Marguerite Forest, Marine and Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University

Essay: Teaching About Time Using Timeline Activities in a Multi‐Disciplinary Course on North American Environments for Non‐Science Majors
Course: North American Environments

Sarah Gerken, Biological Sciences and Liberal Studies, University of Alaska, Anchorage

Essay: Student Misconceptions about Oceans and Evolution
Visualization with teaching notes: Life Time Line

Kathleen Gilbert, Geosciences, Wellesley College

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Depositional Environments and Geologic History Labs (co-author Maria Waller)

Erika Grundstrom, Physics & Astronomy, Vanderbilt University & Fisk University

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activities: The Cosmic Calendar and Teaching radioactive decay & radiometric dating: an analog activity based on fluid dynamics

Joann Hochstein, Physical Science, College of Central Florida

Essay: Spatially Challenged Introductory Geoscience Students
Assessment: Concept Sketch Based Assessment

Francis Jones, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia

Essay: Improving Courses About Geologic Time by Focusing on Clear Goals and Making Thinking Visible
Teaching activity: Biozones, stratigraphic log correlation, and corresponding interpretation of paleoenvironments
Assessment: Assessing Conceptual Understanding of Geologic Time
Course: Earth and Life Through Time

Jessica Kapp, Geosciences, University of Arizona

Essay: Teaching about Time
Course: Geological Perspective

Margaret Mayer, Science, Dine College

Essay: Background in Historical Geology
Teaching activity: Geologic and Navajo Time Line

Kevin Mullins, Science, Coconino Community College

Essay: Examinations of Time
Teaching activity: Crater Counting Lab Exercise

Pamela Nelson, Physical Science/Geology, Glendale Community College (AZ)

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Greenstone Belt Assessment
Visualization with teaching notes: Historical Geology Timelines

Ilyse Resnick, Psychology, Temple University

Essay: Hierarchical Alignment of Temporal Magnitude
Teaching activity: Hierarchical Alignment of Timelines

Mark Schmitz, Geosciences, Boise State University

Essay: "Ma"- or "How do geologists cope with the span of geologic time?"
Teaching activity: Radiocarbon
Course: Quaternary Geochronology

Roger Steinberg, Natural Sciences, Del Mar College

Essay: Teaching about Time and other Big Numbers
Assessment: Using Student-Created Metaphors to Assess Comprehension of Geologic Time
Visualization with teaching notes: How Many is A Million? and Visualizing the Precambrian

Philip Stokes, Geosciences, University of Arizona

Essay: Teaching time: A cultural approach to an old topic
Teaching activity: The Evolution of Earth through Time

Gina Szablewski, Geosciences, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Essay: Teaching Time Both Traditionally and Unconformably
Teaching activity: Drawing unconformities

Rebecca Teed, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Wright State University-Main Campus

Essay: Teaching and Assessing Temporal Concepts
Teaching Activities: M&M Decay and Personal Timeline

Cara Thompson, Geosciences, SUNY at Stony Brook

Essay: Teaching vastness of Earth's history and past vs present climate/oceanographic changes
Teaching activity: Metaphor for the Geologic Time Scale

Leah May Ver, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia

Essay: Teaching Rates and Cycles in Oceanography
Course: The Ocean Environment

Karen Viskupic, Geosciences, Boise State University

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Relative vs. Numerical Dating and Geochronology with Beads

Maria Waller, Geosciences, Wellesley College

Essay: Teaching about Time
Teaching activity: Depositional Environments and Geologic History Labs (co-author Kathleen Gilbert)

John Weber, Geology, Grand Valley State University

Essay: Plate tectonics: A deep time and planetary perspective
Teaching activity: Radiometric Dating Isochron exercise

Susan Zimmerman, Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Essay: Teaching Time
Teaching activity: Dating Students: Relative vs. Numerical Time

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