Theme: Community Engagement

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Community Engagement.

Using Community Science to Advance Earth Science Learning AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 1:30pm-4:00pm TSU - Humphries: 13

Rajul Pandya, AGU
Sarah Wilkins, American Geophysical Union

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This workshop is for anyone interested in leveraging their Earth science teaching to produce meaningful local impact. We will introduce the practice of community science, in which projects are designed in ...
Flood Management Plan SHARE-A-THON
Tuesday 1:30pm-2:40pm

Karen Helgers, Ulster County Community College

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In this exploration, students work in groups to develop a watershed-based plan to control flooding. Students are first given information about a historic downstream flood and then work together to develop multiple ...
We're All In This Together: Community science for learning and action PLENARY TALK
Tuesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Barn Auditorium

Rajul Pandya, AGU

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Science is awesome, especially Earth Science. We've figured out how moving continents create our highest mountain ranges and form our deepest ocean trenches. We know how thunderstorms form, and why some of ...
Broaden and Diversify Your Reach Through Expanding Your Definition of ‘Community of Practice’ AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Wednesday 1:30pm-4:00pm TSU - Humphries: 13

Margie Turrin, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Katie Farnsworth, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

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Community of Practice (COP) is a term for the collective learning that develops when people who desire to reach a common goal build a support network that fosters open communication and includes shared resources, ...
The EarthConnections Alliance: Engaging Communities through Education POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Cathy Manduca, Carleton College
Kevin Bonine, The University of Arizona
Donna Charlevoix, UNAVCO
Rajul Pandya, AGU
Margie Turrin, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

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From flooding to resource issues, many of the challenges and opportunities faced by communities around the world can be addressed more successfully if the community can make full use of geoscience. Community scale ...
A Model for Workforce Development: PGS Student Drilling Workshop POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Harris, California University of Pennsylvania
Tamra Schiappa, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

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For over 10 years, the Pittsburgh Geological Society (PGS) has been sponsoring a field workshop for university geology students in southwestern Pennsylvania. The event centers around an exhibition by a local ...
Education, Environment and Social Learning: participative methodologies to geoconservation and sustainability POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Vania Maria Nunes dos Santos, University of Campinas
Denise Bacci, University of São Paulo

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This paper analyzed the contribution of participatory methodologies focused on placed education and social learning processes for geoconservation and sustainability, as a proposal of teacher training in the Gold ...
Leveraging Local Connections to Provide Combined Research and Professional Development Opportunities for Undergraduates ORAL SESSION
Thursday 3:15pm TSU - Humphries: 221

Katie Farnsworth, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Holly Travis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Matt Genchur, White Township, Indiana County, PA

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Students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) are provided with opportunities to participate in undergraduate research. This provides them with many well-known benefits. These well documented benefits ...
Fossil Finding at Fort Negley in Nashville: Linking Deep-Time and Civil War History ORAL SESSION
Thursday 3:30pm TSU - Humphries: 221

Molly Miller, Vanderbilt University
Gregory Smith, Vanderbilt University
Krista Castillo, Metro Nashville Parks
William T. Harris, Metro Nashville Parks
Kitty Porter, Friends of Fort Negley
Jon Badgett, Vulcan Materials Company
Jennifer Berry, Metro Nashville Public Schools

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The Friends of Fort Negley Park(FOFNP) have partnered with Vanderbilt University (EES Department), Vulcan Materials Company, and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) to provide fossil programs at the urban ...
Grand Challenges in Earth Learning: Perspectives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities PANEL DISCUSSION
Thursday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Barn Auditorium

Richard D. Schulterbrandt Gragg III, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
De'Etra Young, Tennessee State University
Mintesinot Jiru, Coppin State University
Ambrose Jearld Jr, National Technical Association

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This panel, moderated by Richard Schulterbrandt Gragg III (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University), will draw on examples of studies, programs, and policies from Historically Black Colleges and Universities ...