Fred Siewers

Geography and Geology

Western Kentucky University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Rates of Change and Deep Time in the Middle Grades Classroom part of Rates and Time:GSA Activity Posters
The nature and scientific measurement of geological and cosmological time are among the most misunderstood and difficult to teach concepts in all of K-12 science education. To address this issue, a multi-disciplinary team of geologists, astronomers and education professionals at Western Kentucky University developed a series of professional development workshops for pre- and in-service middle grades teachers. The participants clearly advanced their content understanding of geological and cosmological time and the implementation plans received clearly show a desire to apply many of the activities learned in the workshop.

Essay (1)

Geology at Western Kentucky University: turning Earth Enthusiasts into Engaged Earth Scientists part of Integrate:Workshops:Broadening Access to the Earth and Environmental Sciences:Essays
Fredrick Siewers, Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University Geology majors at Western Kentucky University (WKU) have a deep connection to the Earth, either through personal experience having grown up in a ...

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