Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Field Experiences:Posters
The IUPUI Center for Earth and Environmental Science utilizes local field research sites and community partners to conduct service learning with introductory earth and environmental science students. Environmental service learning engages introductory students in environmental stewardship activities relevant to course concepts. Strengths: Work day activities further CEES research goals, benefit community partners and public park lands, and relate course topics to ongoing research and community issues.
Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
The Lilly ARBOR Project is an urban riparian restoration project designed for use as an outdoor experiential research and education site that teaches and promotes geology teaching and environmental stewardship. The education outreach programs are designed for K-12 teachers and students, undergraduate students, the campus and surrounding community, and environmental professionals. Activities involve participants in project research as well as topics related to watershed management, riparian restoration, and nonpoint source pollution.