Understanding the Deep Earth: Slabs, Drips, Plumes and More
February 17-19, 24-26, 2010
This workshop has already taken place. See the Workshop Program for links to presentations, discussions, and other material from the workshop.
Be a part of this virtual workshop that will explore some of the latest science relating to the deep earth and how to use it in the undergraduate classroom. In this context, "deep earth" is considered to include the deep crust as well as the core and mantle. The workshop will consist of a blend of synchronous presentations, online discussions, work time and collaborative efforts.
- Cathryn A. Manduca, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
- David Mogk, Montana State University
- Michael Williams, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
This workshop is part of the On the Cutting Edge professional development program for current and future geoscience faculty, sponsored by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers with funding provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation - Division of Undergraduate Education . On the Cutting Edge contributes pedagogical materials to the Teach the Earth portal and the National Science Digital Library (NSDL).