Kristen St. John

Geology and Environmental Science

James Madison University

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Activities (4)

Learning About Marine Sediments Using Real Data part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
This exercise set explores marine sediments using real core photos and composition data from the scientific ocean drilling programs DSDP, ODP, and IODP in an inquiry-based approach.

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Marine Microfossils and Biostratigraphy part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
This exercise set explores marine microfossil distributions in deep-sea cores. Students are guided to apply a biostratigraphic zonation and interpret relative age, correlate from one region of the world ocean to ...

Antarctica and Neogene Global Climate Change part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Activities
This exercise set introduces students to Antarctica paleoclimatology in the Neogene. Students investigate geographic, glacial, and geologic data from Antarctica and apply geologic reasoning to propose the best ...

Interpreting Antarctic Sediment Cores: A Record of Dynamic Neogene Climate part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Activities
This exercise set focuses on the use of sedimentary facies (lithologies interpreted to record particular depositional environments) to interpret paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic changes in Neogene sediment ...

Course (1)

Oceanography for Pre-Service Teachers part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Courses
The syllabus describes the goals, objectives, assignments, and schedule used in the James Madison University undergraduate oceanography course for pre-service teachers.

Conference Presentation (1)

Is There a Better Model for P&T Preparation and Evaluation of Geoscience Education Research in Geoscience Departments? part of Earth Educators Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Compared to traditional research in geology, research on teaching and learning in the geosciences is a relatively young field of study. Peer-review publication statistics and the increase in the number of graduate ...