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Tuesday, June 5

Posters or demonstrations and discussions of your favorite Environmental Geology teaching activity or strategy; participants circulate for informal demonstrations and discussions of teaching methods.

1:00 - 2:00 pm

  • Kate Bulinski: A constructivist pedagogical technique for exploring climate change, global warming and sustainability
  • Beth Caissie: The Big Thaw: sea ice, glaciers, and permafrost
  • Devin Castendyk: Using a hand-crank generator to teach about basic energy issues
  • Cathy L. Connor: Using glaciers for environmental education (PowerPoint 6.2MB Jul6 12)
  • Winton Cornell: Lava Flow Eruptions: The Laki Module ( This site may be offline. ) (withdrawn)
  • Norlene Emerson: Stream Monitoring, student handout (Microsoft Word 176kB Jul6 12)
  • Cynthia Fadem: Soil profiling (Acrobat (PDF) 2.4MB May31 12)
  • Duncan Foley: Washaway Beach (Acrobat (PDF) 2.2MB May31 12)
  • Trent Garrison: Ground or surface water models
  • Carla Grandy: Analyzing coastal change through aerial photos
  • Lyn Gualtieri: HVO volcanic hazards activity
  • Brooke Haiar: Assessing agricultural capabilities of an area
  • Dennis Hubbard: Models for math-phobes -- interactive models of natural systems (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.5MB May31 12)
  • Robin Humphreys: Introductory Environmental Geology Investigative Activities Through Hands-on Discovery and Application: Minerals CSI and The Zen of Tuna
  • Shelley Jaye: Teaching in the Field: Environmental Impacts of Flooding on Local Streams (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5.6MB May31 12)
  • Leah Joseph: What is Science? A Forensic Activity for the Introductory Student or Non-Major
  • Tom Juster:Teaching geology with spreadsheets: an example of New Orleans subsidence
  • Lawrence Lemke: CO2 MythBusters
  • Christopher Lewis:Porous media and hydraulic conductivity
  • Stephanie Maes:Stream monitoring
  • Alex Manda:Project Based Learning (PBL)

2:00 - 3:00 pm