Sharon Browning

Geology

Baylor University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (4)

What happens to ice in water? part of CLEAN:CLEAN Network:Teaching Materials
This activity is part of the community collection of teaching materials on climate and energy topics. These materials were submitted by faculty as part of the CLEAN Climate Workshop, held in June, 2011 and are not ...

Geologic Cross Sections part of Introductory Courses:Activities
Geology majors construct a geologic/structural cross section across any number of major plate boundaries/geologic features.

Geology of a graveyard part of Introductory Courses:Activities
This is a simple field experiment exercise that illustrates differences between basic rock types and weathering in a region.

Mineral Cleavage: a practical experiment part of Process of Science:Examples
In this geology activity, students investigate the physical property of mineral cleavage by physically trying to break down a block of halite and describing the results. This lab addresses many misunderstandings non-majors have about the physical properties of minerals and includes a brief write up of their conclusions.

Course (1)

Introduction to Earth Science part of Process of Science:Courses
Intro to Earth Science - survey of geology, astronomy, meteorology, and oceanography. Students are introduced to the process of science through a series of hands-on lab experiments and demonstrations.

Essay (1)

Non-science majors in a disasters course -Baylor University part of Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Essay Collection
Sharon Browning, Geology, Baylor University Non-science majors in a disasters course -Baylor University (Sharon Browning) Virtual Workshop February 2014-SERC Baylor University is a private 4 year institution in ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Graduate Teaching Assistant Training at Baylor University - Strategies for Success part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
Graduate teaching assistants are an integral part of geoscience education at all levels. It is imperative that they have access to training on a variety of issues, including course content, current pedagogical ...

Accessing and Comparing Lake and River Gauge Levels and Precipitation Data in Local Water Bodies part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Tuesday
Students participate in a field trip to a local dammed river and associated lake (Waco Lake, Texas) managed by the Army Corp of Engineers for flood control and the municipal source of water for Waco, Texas. ...

Other Contribution (1)

The Math You Need in Geology 1401- Earthquakes and Natural Disastersat Baylor University part of Math You Need:Implementations
This page is designed to provide a guide to a planned implementation of The Math You Need, When You Need It. It will change as the implementation proceeds at this institution. Please check back regularly for ...