Rachel Beane

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Earth and Oceanographic Science
Bowdoin College

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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.

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). Interactions between the petrologic processes and tectonics are examined through a focus on the continental crust, mid-ocean ridges, and subduction zones. Learning how to write effectively is emphasized throughout the course. Laboratory work focuses on field observations, microscopic examination of thin sections, and geochemical modeling.

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

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 ...


Events and Communities

Hazards Webinar February 2012

Career Prep '05 Participants: Leader

Early Career 2006 Participants: Leader

Early Career 2009 Participants: Leader

Early Career Workshop 2010 Participants: Leader

Pursuing An Academic Career 2009 Participants: Leader

Pursuing an Academic Career 2010 Participants: Leader

Leadership 08: Leader

Career Development Jan 2011 Participants: Leader

Career Development April 2011 Participants: PI

Career Development May 2011 Participants: PI

Career Development June 2011 Participants: PI

Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry Workshop Participants 2011: PI

Career Development Feb 2011: PI

Career Development March 2012 webinar: PI

Pursuing an Academic Career Jan 2012: PI

Career Development Feb 2012 webinar: PI

Early Career Workshop 2012: PI

Career Development May 2012: PI

Career Development April 2012: PI

Cutting Edge 2013 Assessment Journal Club

Early Career Workshop 2013: Leader

Early Career Workshop 2014: Leader