Rachel Beane

Earth and Oceanographic Science

Bowdoin College

Project Leader, Workshop Leader and Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Project Leader

Cutting Edge part of Cutting Edge
The On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods through workshops and websites which combine to provide professional development opportunities, resources, and opportunities for faculty to interact with colleagues around the world.

Website Content Contributions

Courses (2)

Petrotectonics part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
Exploration of the processes by which igneous rocks solidify from magma (e.g., volcanoes), and metamorphic rocks form in response to pressure, temperature, and chemical changes (e.g., mountain building). ...

Investigating Earth part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
In this introduction to physical geology course, we explore rocks exposed near campus, and do our best to interpret the processes that formed them.

Other Contribution (1)

Mineral Properties part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:First Day of Class:Activities
Rachel Beane, Bowdoin College Course: Mineralogy 8 students The most effective way to develop geoscience skills in your students is to make opportunities for them to practice those skills. The Activity Students, in ...