Theme: Research for Undergrads

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Research for Undergrads.

Utilizing the Paleobiology Database to Provide Hands-On Research Opportunities for Undergraduates POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Christian George, High Point University
Callan Bentley, Northern Virginia Community College
Pete Berquist, Thomas Nelson Community College
Rowan Lockwood, College of William and Mary
Laura Lukes, George Mason University
Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Mark Uhen, George Mason University

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Numerous studies indicate that student participation in undergraduate research experiences can result in increased recruitment and retention of science majors. Many undergraduate students' only exposure to ...
Use of Data and Visualization in the Space Weather Classroom POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Dorothea Ivanova, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott

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Engaging students in using real data to address scientific questions is an integral aspect of aerospace education. The goal of this study is to examine how space weather students used, analyzed, and understood ...
The Pet Rock Project, a course-embedded research project in undergraduate geoscience education: introduction to research, development of communication skills and means of programmatic assessment POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Darrell Henry, Louisiana State University

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The Pet Rock Project, a course-embedded research project, in the junior-level Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology course at LSU has been a successful vehicle to provide all undergraduate geology students with a ...
Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences at Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, Utah POSTER SESSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Christopher Johnson, Salt Lake Community College

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Nationally there is a growing need for more geology majors especially from underrepresented groups. Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is the only two-year college in the most populous part of Utah and is the ...
Making Undergraduate Research a Key Part of Your Class or Curriculum AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Friday 1:30pm-4:00pm Ogg: Classroom 1227

Lydia Fox, University of the Pacific
Meagen Pollock, College of Wooster

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Undergraduate research is an exciting way to introduce students to the scientific method and to engage them in critical thinking and problem solving skills. Research can also increase relevance of the topics at ...