News from Across Teach the Earth
Posted: Apr 25 2016
Attending the ESA annual meeting and interested in a workshop to expand your teaching about sustainability?Teaching Science in Society: Building Relevance and Interest for Undergraduates by Adding InTeGrate Resources to your Class
Sunday, August 7, 2016: 12-5 PM
As part of the Ecological Society of America Annual meeting
Cost: $30. Register today at the ESA meeting website
Posted: Apr 21 2016
This new module addresses both aspects of climate literacy: understanding of climate science through data analysis and interpretation, and understanding of literary tools and techniques through which climate science is portrayed.
Posted: Apr 12 2016
Announcing the publication of Supporting STEM Success in a Liberal Arts Context. This website synthesizes the experiences of 11 institutions striving to strengthen the undergraduate experiences in science and mathematics. The overarching goal in producing this web-based project is to support others aiming to adopt, adapt, or create similar programs, in an effort to improve higher education for all students.
Posted: Apr 22 2016
Free and open to the public, this series will incorporate InTeGrate pedagogies into teaching practices, provide resources available for adoption, and create a forum for participants to learn and share teaching strategies.
Join us for our next webinar:
Working with Diverse Students on Societally Relevant Geoscience Issues
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Posted: Apr 26 2016
Interested in joining the 2016 Rendezvous? The Early bird registration deadline is May 2. Don't forget that although the Contributed Program: Oral, Poster, and Teaching Demonstration Sessions application deadline has passed, we will accept late submissions until May 15 (or until full).
Join us in Madison!
Posted: Sep 14 2015
In response to several bills that have been introduced this year to reduce funding for or otherwise restrict the growth of the Earth and related sciences, a group of science organizations are uniting behind a community response that highlights the broad societal benefits of the geosciences.
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
Posted: Apr 29 2015
Geological monitoring can greatly improve our planning for and response to catastrophic events such as earthquakes and volcanoes. In light of recent tragic events in Nepal, this teaching module provides timely instruction for students to personally experience that geoscience is a complex, interdisciplinary effort with real-world implications.
Posted: Feb 4 2015
InTeGrate is developing a new breed of teaching materials that can be utilized in general education courses, teacher preparation courses, core courses within geoscience majors, and courses designed for other majors including environmental studies, social science, engineering, and other sciences.
Posted: Jan 9 2015
A group of scientists and teachers at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) met to discuss "geoethics," not just the principles that scientists, students, and employers need to consider in their research, papers and publications, and in their communications with the public, but questions about advocacy, policy input, and even stewardship of the environment and climate.