Matthew Nyman

College of Education

Oregon State University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Earth Observations: Pattern Recognition of the Earth System part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Activities
Earth Observation is an activity where students observe and patterns in datasets of the different Earth spheres. Correlations between datasets are examined to stimulate student thinking of the interrelations in the Earth system. This activity is connect to process and concepts covered later in the class.

Earthquake Case Studies: Scientific Details and Societal Impacts part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
Learning outcomes for this activity include learning earthquake basics. The larger context of the inequity of earthquake impacts provides a social/environmental justice lens that encourages students to examine earthquake hazards with a broader perspective.

Courses (3)

GEO 201 Physical Geology part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Courses
This is a mixed lab and lecture course designed to teach physical geology basics using direct instruction, guided inquiry activities and problems based learning experiences. This course is aimed at pre-service ...

Using Scientific Data For Multi-Disciplinary Science Instruction (PD for K-12 Teachers) part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
Using Scientific Data is a professional development course for in-service K-12 teachers focused on climate change and Earth system science that also explores how climate concepts can be incorporated into courses ...

University of New Mexico - Physical Science part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
Natural Science 261L is a physical science class for K-8 pre-service teachers. The class is multi-disciplinary covering standards-based content in physics, earth science and astronomy. Lab and lecture are combined ...

Essays (2)

Addressing the Complexity of Teaching Training Teachers Through a Social and Environmental Lens part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
Matthew Nyman, , Oregon State University This is my first foray into explicitly addressing social and environmental justice issues in my teaching and, I have to admit, I do not have a super high comfort level with ...

Matthew Nyman part of Cutting Edge:Affective Domain:Workshop 07:Workshop Participants
Department of Earth and Planetary Science/Natural Science Program Homepage What are the key issues related to the role of the affective domain in teaching geoscience that you would like to engage at the workshop? ...