Examples of Service-Learning in the Geosciences
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Marine Environmental Geology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
This course is an introduction to the aspects of marine geology and oceanography that affect the environment and marine resources. Service-learning is an essential component of how students learn about the earth. We deliver part of the content of this course by arranging for students to solve a problem with a local community partner.
Interpreting the History, Geology, and Ecology of Monterey Bay part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Service Learning:Examples
This is a 2-unit Service Learning option associated with the "Special Topics: The History, Geology, and Ecology of Monterey Bay" course. Students will learn about Monterey Bay in the special topics course and will share their knowledge with K-12 grade children at local schools by participating in the Virtual Canyon Project.
West Texas: Guadalupe Mountains, Carlsbad Caverns, Big Bend part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
Neil Haywood, Kevin Hefferean University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Geology/Geography 393: Field Trip - Southwestern USA Intended Audience: Geology and Geography undergraduate students Location: Guadalupe ...
Student-Generated Earth Science Podcasts for a Community Partner part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Service Learning:Activities
A semester-long audio recording project, defined by the needs of a community organization, engages students in not only learning new content but sharing their new knowledge beyond classroom walls (and beyond the ...
Using Urban Hydrology Issues To Engage Earth Science Students and Provide Community Service part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Service Learning:Activities
Students in geomorphology or watershed hydrology courses or internships participate in one or more service-learning activities, varying in time and commitment from a single lab to a semester-long project. These ...
Natural Hazards & Climate Change Risks part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Service Learning:Activities
Students characterize how climate change impacts natural hazards and pose research-based solutions to the county Emergency Management Agency. Presentations require the use of local data, created figures, and ...
Monitoring Lead in an Urban Community Garden part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Service Learning:Activities
Each spring, students in a 300-level field course collect samples from urban community gardens to monitor soil lead concentrations.
Extra credit beach cleanup: Service Learning in action part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Service Learning:Activities
For this extra credit beach cleanup, students help clean local beaches for 3 hours as part of an organized beach cleanup event. This is also a Service Learning activity.
Integration of Service Learning in Online Geoscience Courses part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Service Learning:Activities
Students in our online, introductory geoscience courses are given the opportunity to participate in an environmental service learning project, led by the Center for Earth and Environmental Science (cees.iupui.edu), ...