Tarin Weiss

Chemical and Physical Sciences

Westfield State University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Surf Your Watershed: An Investigation of Discharge and Water Quality Impairments using EPA's watershed webpages part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Environmental Geology:Activities
This activity introduces students to the EPA's Surf Your Watershed website as they investigate a local waterway of their choice. The assignment guides students to analyze data about the waterway's ...

Sand Analysis Lab Activity part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Environmental Geology:Activities
An in-class introductory level activity for science and non-science majors that explores the properties of sand in order to identify depositional environments.

Conference Presentation (1)

Motivated by Eisner: Physical Geology assignments that connect to students' lives and everyday experiences part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
This project draws on the philosophy of Elliot Eisner, summarized in Educational Leadership, 61(4). Primarily, the concept of education as mainly preparatory is flawed and leads to "intellectually ...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
New England Section, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division

Workshop Participant