Tamara Ledley

Center for Science Teaching and Learning

TERC

Project Leader, Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Project Leader

part of Earth Exploration Toolbook
The Earth Exploration Toolbook is a collection of computer-based Earth science activities. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more data sets and an analysis tool that enables users to explore some aspect of the Earth system.

Climate Education in an Age of Media (CAM) part of Climate Education in an Age of Media
The CAM project is developing approaches to bring student media production into climate change education in ways that are engaging, empowering, and can be readily adopted in a wide range of instructional environments.

CLEAN part of CLEAN
The CLEAN Pathway provides a reviewed collection of classroom materials for teaching climate and energy literacy for students in grades 6-16. Hallmarks of the project include the collection of educational materials, a set of pedagogic strategies for teaching these topics, and an ongoing series of professional development events for teachers and faculty.

EarthLabs part of EarthLabs for Educators
EarthLabs units offer sequences for learning science concepts through hands-on experiments and data analysis.

AccessData Workshops part of Using Data in the Classroom:AccessData
AccessData Workshops bring together earth science data providers, data access and analysis tool experts, scientists, curriculum developers, and educators to explore and address issues regarding data use in education.

DataTools part of DataTools
DataTools prepares you to use scientific data and data analysis software with your middle and high school students and helps you develop strategies that promote student inquiry, analysis, and dialogue - processes that are key to working with data.

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Using GLOBE Data to Study the Earth System part of Earth Exploration Toolbook:Using GLOBE Data to Study Earths System
DATA: Student-collected environmental data TOOL: GLOBE Online Graphing Tool - Explore, graph, and compare data from the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program.

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Tamara Shapiro Ledley TERC - The Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET) provides step-by-step instructions for using Earth science datasets and software tools in educational settings. Each chapter of the EET walks users ...

Other Contributions (3)

Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Pathway part of CLN:Climate Change Education Projects
http://cleanet.org/ National Science Foundation

Earth System Science: A Key to Climate Literacy part of CLN:Climate Change Education Projects
National Science Foundation

Exploring Aerosol Optical Thickness Using MODIS Satellite Imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
"Aerosol Optical Thickness is the degree to which aerosols prevent the transmission of light" in the atmoshpere.1 "An aerosol optical thickness of less than 0.1 indicates a crystal clear sky with ...

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Workshop Participant (7 workshops)