Teaching About Rates and Time

At the 2012 annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Karen Viskupic, Mark Schmitz and Maya Elrick convened a session focusing on teaching about rates and time. Here are links to their abstracts and, in some cases, electronic posters, hosted on the AGU website.

Zircon Crystallization and the Lifetimes of Ore-forming Magmatic Hydrothermal Systems

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/ed43b-0728/ (link broken)

Albrecht von Quadt, ETH Zuerich, Zuerich, Switzerland

Teaching About Rates and Time: Challenges and Resources

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/ed43b-0729/ (link broken)

Carol J. Ormand and Cathryn A. Manduca, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College; Steven C. Semken, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University; Erica Crespi, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University

Teaching About Time by Understanding Geologic Time Scales: The Geological Society of America Geologic Time Scale and its history

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/ed43b-0730/ (link broken)

John W. Geissman, Geosciences ROC 21, University of Texas at Dallas and J. D. Walker, Geology, University of Kansas-Lawrence

Fossils, Facies and Geologic Time: Active Learning Yields More Expert-Like Thinking in a Large Class for Senior Science Students

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/ed43b-0731/ (link broken)

Stuart Sutherland and Francis M. Jones, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia

A Walk Through Earth's Time

http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/ed43b-0732/ (link broken)

Brent D. Turrin, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and Margie Turrin, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University