Theme: Research for Undergrads

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

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

Show Abstract »

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 ...
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

Show Abstract »

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 ...
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, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Pete Berquist, Virginia Peninsula Community College
Rowan Lockwood, College of William and Mary
Laura Lukes, University of British Columbia
Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Mark Uhen, George Mason University

Show Abstract »

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 ...
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

Show Abstract »

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 ...
Making Undergraduate Research a Key Part of Your Class or Curriculum AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Friday 1:30pm-4:00pm Ogg: Classroom 1227

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

Show Abstract »

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 ...