News from On the Cutting Edge
Posted: Aug 29 2016
The Geological Society of America Annual Meeting is being held in Denver, CO September 25-28, 2016. The GSA program is full of workshops and sessions on topics of high interest to the InTeGrate community. Read on for further details.
Posted: Aug 25 2016
Check out the newest materials in the InTeGrate collection: Mapping the Environment with Sensory Perception and Carbon, Climate, and Energy Resources.
Posted: Aug 24 2016
The American Geosciences Institute's Center for Geoscience and Society and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers are collaborating with other organizations and member societies to support implementation of the Earth and space science Next Generation Science Standards.
NSTA Resources for NGSS in the Earth and Space Sciences
Thursday, September 8, 2016
1PM (PT) | 2PM (MT) | 3PM (CT) | 4PM (ET)
Registration Deadline: September 6
Posted: Aug 30 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.Teaching Sustainability and Environmental Justice in the Humanities
Wednesday, September 7
Registration deadline is September 5.
Posted: Jun 3 2016
October 23-25, 2016
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Participants will share their successes developing computational skills using MATLAB in the undergraduate classroom and discuss best practices for the community. By attending the workshop, you will be part of a community effort to bring together best practices and teaching materials that will be made freely available through the SERC website. MathWorks (makers of MATLAB®) is sponsoring the workshop. Application deadline is September 2, 2016.
Posted: Dec 16 2015
The WILSIM project has developed a collection of teaching activities that explore the evolution of the Grand Canyon, and how the shape of the canyon is affected by a variety of physical factors, via the landscape simulation model WILSIM-GC. These activities range from step-by-step guided inquiry activities through open-ended exploration of the interactions of model parameters.
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 23 2015
NAGT joins over 250 groups and prominent business leaders across the country in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development— Innovation: An American Imperative. The action follows American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.
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: Apr 27 2015
Do you have fantastic adjunct colleagues who are doing great things with their students? Would you like to provide them with recognition of their efforts to support geoscience education? Or are you an adjunct making noteworthy contributions to your program? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, please take a few moments to complete an Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award nomination form. The next quarterly winner will be selected soon, so don't delay!