Pamela Nelson

Physical Science/Geology

Glendale Community College

Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects

Activity

Greenstone Belt Assessment part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
Students examine and describe rocks found as part of a geologic sequence formed during the Precambrian Era and determine the geologic significance of each of the rocks in order. The capstone (not included on the worksheet) is tying these rock descriptions together to describe the possible plate tectonic history of these regions.

Course

Historical Geology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This course outlines the origin and history of the earth and the corresponding biologic changes through geologic time.

Essay

Teaching about Time part of Workshop 2012:Essays
Pam Nelson, Physical Science/Geology Department, Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona It is my hope to learn from those who have done active research in temporal concepts and directly teaching of ...

Other Contributions (2)

Historical Geology Timelines part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Visualizations with Teaching Notes
Pam Nelson, Physical Sciences, Glendale Community College (AZ) Description These 11x14 diagrams show the distribution of geologic, biologic and climatic change over Earth's history. The packaged PDF includes ...

Grand Canyon Observations & Hypotheses part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:First Day of Class:Activities
Pam Nelson, Glendale Community College Course: Introduction to Geology - Historical Geology Maximum of 24 students The most effective way to develop geoscience skills in your students is to make opportunities for ...


Events and Communities

Course Design Online 2007 Participants

Teaching About Time Workshop 2012