Theme: Community Engagement

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

Earth Science Place-Based Education at the American Museum of Natural History POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm PT / 1:00-2:30pm MT / 2:00-3:30pm CT / 3:00-4:30pm ET Online

Rondi Davies, CUNY City College
Jessica Wolk-Stanley, Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy, Bronx, New York
Victoria Yuan, FDRHS, AMNH
Julie Contino, American Museum of Natural History

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The Halls of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) are used to engage urban graduate, undergraduate, and secondary (7-12) Earth Science students in place-based learning activities. Place-based learning, ...
National Ecological Observatory Network- A Data Source For Your Classroom POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Arlene Megill, National Ecological Observatory Network
Erin Crandall, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
Kate Ludwig, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
Byron Graves, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
Megan Jones, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

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The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is a continental-scale ecological observation facility sponsored by the National Science Foundation. NEON collects data at 81 sites across the United States and ...
Toward an undergraduate certificate program in natural hazards planning and mitigation POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-12:30pm PT / 1:00-1:30pm MT / 2:00-2:30pm CT / 3:00-3:30pm ET Online

Steven Semken, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Heather Fischer, Oregon State University
Elizabeth Wentz, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Patricia Gober, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

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Natural hazards pose risks to people, institutions, and infrastructure. These risks are rendered more extreme, more complex, and more challenging to manage by global climate change. Recent extreme events including ...
Applications of Photovoice: From Community Planning Initiatives to Water Literacy Studies POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-12:30pm PT / 1:00-1:30pm MT / 2:00-2:30pm CT / 3:00-3:30pm ET Online

Meghan McCarroll, University of Denver

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Inspired by feminist theory, empowerment education, and social constructivism, photovoice is a research methodology aimed at documenting the lived experiences of participants through the art of photography. ...
Utilizing Android Phones for NASA Relative Measurements TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:31 PT / 1:31 MT / 2:31 CT / 3:31 ET Online

CONSTANCE MEADORS, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Katina White, Forest Heights Middle school
Dr. Marico Bryant-Howe, University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College

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Phones have become a part of our lives. They are used to measure many physical activities and measurements such as heart rate. However, academia often bands the use of phones in the classroom. This activity is ...
Community Science ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:35 PT / 1:35 MT / 2:35 CT / 3:35 ET Online

Melissa Goodwin, AGU
Kelly McCarthy, American Geophysical Union
Natasha Udu-gama, AGU
Rajul Pandya, AGU

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This session is intended for scientists, science educators, graduate students and anyone who has the opportunity to integrate community voice into their practice of science. The goal of the session is to ...
Raspberry Shake - "Dig Deeper into Seismology" TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:44 PT / 1:44 MT / 2:44 CT / 3:44 ET Online

Gabriel Low, Mr.

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This lesson is the second lesson in Raspberry Shake's introductory lesson plan sequence and focuses on students' fundamental understanding of earthquakes, seismic waves, and how earthquake epicenters are ...
A Retrospective Study of Geoscience Early Career Workshop Participants: Understanding the Lasting Influences on Faculty Professional Lives ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:50 PT / 1:50 MT / 2:50 CT / 3:50 ET Online

Ellen Iverson, Carleton College
Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College
Kathryn Sheriff, Mercer University

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We investigated the influence of The NAGT Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty: Teaching, Research, and Managing One's Career on past participants through a retrospective interview and survey study. ...
Strategies for engaging with Teach the Earth online resources POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm PT / 2:00-3:00pm MT / 3:00-4:00pm CT / 4:00-5:00pm ET Online

Jennifer Wenner, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Sean Fox, Carleton College
Sarah Fortner, Carleton College
Phil Resor, Wesleyan University
Lisa White, University of California-Berkeley
Missy Holzer, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
Bruce Mason, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Andrew Haveles, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

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Have you been overwhelmed by the sheer number of resources on Teach the Earth? Have you wished for more guidance on how to navigate the Teach the Earth Portal? Would you like to contribute to the community of ...
Community Science Integration for Undegraduates TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 1:00 PT / 2:00 MT / 3:00 CT / 4:00 ET Online

Natasha Udu-gama, AGU
Kelly McCarthy, American Geophysical Union

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This activity will integrate the Thriving Earth Exchange approach to community science into an introductory level undergraduate Earth science class. Community science is defined as an approach to doing science by ...
Community Science Learning Module (K-12) TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 1:13 PT / 2:13 MT / 3:13 CT / 4:13 ET Online

Kelly McCarthy, American Geophysical Union
Rajul Pandya, AGU
Melissa Goodwin, AGU

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The learning module includes a series of activities that facilitate skill building in community and civic engagement through the lens of community science. The practice of community science is defined as a way of ...
Mirroring minoritized students' cultures in the classroom and field can improve Geoscience diversity ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:30 PT / 2:30 MT / 3:30 CT / 4:30 ET Online

Alissa Kotowski, McGill University
Vashan Wright, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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The incorporation of inquiry-based learning (IBL) in out-of-school time (OOST) Geoscience courses has not led to significant increases in the number of minoritized students that pursue Geoscience. Previous studies ...
Seeking Feedback on Proposed Geoscience Teacher Leaders Criteria ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:45 PT / 2:45 MT / 3:45 CT / 4:45 ET Online

Suzanne Traub-Metlay, Western Governors University
Laura Rowan Hollister, Pitman High School
Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin

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National recognition for excellence in K-12 Earth Sciences education is under development by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Teacher Education Division (TED) and other organizations. ...
Enhancing Student Learning in Introductory Physics Through Funds of Knowledge POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 2:00-2:30pm PT / 3:00-3:30pm MT / 4:00-4:30pm CT / 5:00-5:30pm ET Online

Liang Zeng, UTRGV
Guang Zeng, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

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Researchers have reported funds of knowledge (FK) pedagogical approach effective in engaging minority students in learning. However, there is a lack of studies connecting FK to introductory college physics or ...
Facilitating Student Centered Community Action Projects AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30-4:00pm PT / 2:30-5:00pm MT / 3:30-6:00pm CT / 4:30-7:00pm ET Online

Sarah Johnson, Wild Rose Education

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Come learn from the Youth Water Leadership Program a few tips and tricks to creating student-centered authentic place-based learning opportunities for secondary students. Through interactive activities and group ...