Theme: Course Resources

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Course Resources.

From the Emerald Isle to the Red Planet: How to Make your Virtual Field Trip out of this World WORKSHOP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8-11am PT / 9am-12pm MT / 10am-1pm CT / 11am-2pm ET Online

Shelley Whitmeyer, James Madison University
Steve Whitmeyer, James Madison University
Eric Pyle, James Madison University

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Many high-impact, field-focused geoscience learning experiences have gone virtual to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the continuity of this important aspect of students' preparation. ...
Preparing for an Academic Career WORKSHOP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8-11am PT / 9am-12pm MT / 10am-1pm CT / 11am-2pm ET Online

Gary Weissmann, University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Sue Ebanks, Savannah State University
Lisa Gilbert, Cabrillo College
Lynsey LeMay, Thomas Nelson Community College
Catherine Riihimaki, 2NDNATURE Software Inc.

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This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested in pursuing academic careers in the geosciences. Workshop leaders from a variety of institution ...
Connecting Paleontology and Culture: Inclusive Narratives Through Fossil Use Cards SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Christy Visaggi, Georgia State University
Tara Lepore, University of California-Berkeley
Trisha Smrecak, Northwestern Michigan College

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By examining ways in which humans have interacted with fossils, we can highlight a range of cultural connections to paleontology that emphasize improved representation of inclusive cultural narratives while ...
Excel Tutorial for 1st year Earth Science and Geography SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Craig Nichol, University of British Columbia

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This Share-a-thon presentation will present and sharing of an open educational resource Excel tutorial (CC 4.0 BY NC SA). This Excel tutorial was created to introduce Earth, Environmental and Geographic science ...
Using Peer Assessment Surveys for Small-Group Work SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Michelle Haskin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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The purpose of this project was to promote and facilitate functional group work by providing feedback for students and professors using peer-assessment surveys administered after group assignments and quizzes. We ...
Urban Thermal Energy Modeling in high school Chemistry classrooms SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Bess Caplan, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Alan Berkowitz, Cary Institute

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The Integrating Chemistry and Earth science (ICE) project developed a new high school chemistry curriculum that infuses Earth science content into a traditional high school chemistry course. In the Thermochemistry ...
Virtual Petrography - Expanding the Microscope Laboratory with a New Interactive Online Tool SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Heidi Daxberger, University of Toronto - Scarborough
Kirsten Kennedy, University of Toronto
Shane Sookhan, Univerity of Toronto-Scarborough
Rebecca Moumblow, McMaster University

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To overcome major challenges of teaching mineralogy and petrology classes that are based on hands-on instruction with a polarizing microscope, a collaborative effort resulted in a web-based resource of digitized ...
Learning from Legends: Indigenous Oral Traditions and Tsunami Safety SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Sarah Glancy, University of Hawaii-West Oahu

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In this jigsaw activity, students are placed in groups. Each group reads a different written record of an oral history about tsunamis. These indigenous stories are from around the world. To guide their ...
Ohio's Glaciated Paleoclimate SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Lenore Teevan, School of Innovation
Lee Teevan, School of Innovation Springfield City School District

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I teach high school science at the School of Innovation, part of Springfield City School District. We are a Project-Based Learning (PBL) school. For our climate unit, students first learned about climate and ...
Tackling Word Problems Like an Engineer SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Tanya Blacic, Montgomery College

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Goal: To teach students a way to approach word problems and reduce the panic that sometimes ensues.Plan: Introduce the problem solving approach, model it in one or two example problems, have them practice it in one ...
Optical mineralogy reference tutorials and unknowns on YouTube SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Matthew Kohn, Boise State University

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These videos are not directly an activity, but rather serve as a publicly-available foundation for upper level undergraduate lab instruction in optical mineralogy and igneous and metamorphic petrology. A set of ...
Climate Toolkit: Resource Manual for Science and Action SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Frank Granshaw, Portland State University

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The Climate Toolkit is a resource manual designed to help the reader navigate the complex and perplexing issue of climate change by providing tools and strategies to explore the underlying science. As such it ...
Geodetic Learning Resources for Your (Virtual) Classroom SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Shelley Olds, UNAVCO
Donna Charlevoix, UNAVCO
Melissa Weber, UNAVCO

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Learning modules and supplemental materials focused on geodesy and geodetic applications are freely available to educators through UNAVCO Education and Community Engagement. In this Share-a-thon, we will share a ...
Where the Wild Things Were: an online interactive and accessible atlas of charismatic animal losses from the Pleistocene to today SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Nicholas Spano, University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Since the Pleistocene, over half of all large animals have become extinct — mostly through human population pressures and global warming that has transcended prehistoric, recent, and modern times. Highlighting ...
Heirloom Geology: How to Create an Inclusive Classroom by Centering Place-based Geology on Students' Cultural Heritage and Personal Histories SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

LeAnne Teruya, San Jose State University

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This activity uses students' cultural heritage and personal experience as a form of place-based geology. As an introduction to minerals, students are asked to provide a photo and write about a culturally or ...
Time after time: A data-driven activity for determining annual layers and building a timescale for an ice core record SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Stacy Porter, Ohio State University-Main Campus

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In this activity, students infer climate variability over the past few decades by investigating climatic signals preserved in an ice core retrieved from Western Greenland. Students are initially challenged to ...
Ungoogleable assignments for a Physical Geology class and lab SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

David Voorhees, Waubonsee Community College

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The COVID pandemic has changed how all of us are teaching and assessing our students. As in many institutions, most all classes at Waubonsee Community College were online, and in the case of the Physical Geology ...
Sketchfab and Virtual Microscope for Petrology Labs SHARE-A-THON
Monday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Jennifer Cuthbertson, University of Calgary

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Similar to many post-secondary institutions, the second-year Igneous and Metamorphic petrology labs at the University of Calgary were forced to go online due to the covid-19 pandemic. Online resources for hand ...
Making Science News Work for You: Incorporating Eos into Your Classroom AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Heather Goss, American Geophysical Union
Kyle Fredrick, California University of Pennsylvania
Eric Riggs, Texas A & M University

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In this workshop, educators will engage with an approach to science literacy and critical science news consumption that they can fully integrate into their teaching. Leveraging the time-tested activity development ...
Integrating Affective Domain Mini Lessons into Introductory Geology Classes AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Julie Sexton, University of Colorado at Boulder
Molly Jameson, University of Northern Colorado
Jennifer Wenner, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Dina London, University of Northern Colorado
Curtis HopeHill, University of Northern Colorado

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In this workshop, we will introduce participants to 6 affective domain lessons that were developed to be used in introductory geoscience courses. The lessons use a flipped teaching approach and have an online ...
Engaging Students in Earth's Systems Thinking with Model-Based Inquiry AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Jonathan Griffith, University of Colorado at Boulder
Lynne Harden, University of Colorado at Boulder
Anne Gold, University of Colorado at Boulder
Jennifer Kay, University of Colorado at Boulder

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Arctic Feedbacks - Not all warming is equal, is an Earth's systems curriculum inspired by the 2019-2020 MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate) expedition, one of the ...
How Can We Teach Atmospheric Dynamics Better? AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

John Knox, University of Georgia

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Atmospheric dynamics is/are arguably the hardest class(es) to teach in the undergraduate meteorology/atmospheric sciences curriculum. The subject is rooted in math and physics material that our students may have ...
Planetary Science Education: Thoughts, Approaches, and Examples for Teaching Planetary Science and Introducing Students to the Research Process AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Nick Lang, Mercyhurst College
Jeannette Wolak Luna, Tennessee Technological University

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This short course will work with participants on the development of a class in planetary geology. Topics to cover in a planetary geology course, teaching (and research) resources, example class activities, syllabi, ...
Purposefully Examining Student Work for Instructional Decision-Making AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Kim Cheek, University of North Florida

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Collaboratively examining student work and thinking has emerged as a powerful tool to improve instruction in K-12, but it has been used less frequently in higher education. It is a reflective practice that is part ...
PublicSensors: Integrating student-built environmental sensors for community science into the classroom POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Sasha Seroy, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Jose Esparza, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Robert Levine, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Amy Wyeth, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Daniel Grünbaum, University of Washington-Seattle Campus

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PublicSensors (and its Spanish language counterpart SensoresPublicos) is an educational initiative promoting STEM literacy through hands-on construction and use of environmental sensors, collection of community ...
Hands-on environmental science during a pandemic: activity design, results, and efficacy POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Rebekah Stein, University of California-Berkeley
Nathan Sheldon, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Jenna Munson, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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Engagement with the natural world is imperative to student learning in the geo- and environmental sciences. Immersion in the environment is particularly useful for complicated subjects like nutrient cycling and ...
Using automated feedback in an undergraduate programming class on climate data analysis POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Karen Shell, Oregon State University

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In Climate Data Analysis (ATS 301) at Oregon State University, students develop basic Python programming skills for plotting and statistical analysis of climate data. With the transition to remote instruction in ...
How are minerals and rocks taught in introductory college geology labs? An evaluation of levels of utility and inquiry, with suggestions for improvement aligned with primary literature. POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Meryssa Piper, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Jessica Frankle, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Sophia Sanders, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Blake Stubbins, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Lance Tully, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia

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Rock and mineral laboratory activities are an integral component of introductory geoscience courses, providing critical opportunities for students to apply what they learn in lecture. Despite the evidence that ...
Poster Session II: Online Teaching--Lessons Learned during the Pandemic POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Jennifer Lewis, Madison Area Technical College
Rebekah Stein, University of California-Berkeley

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This poster session will be held from 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET on Wednesday. All Rendezvous participants are invited to attend. Sessions will include 4-6 posters on ...
Inclusive Universal Design Applied to Introductory Geosciences Learning Spaces POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Wendi J. W. Williams, South Texas College

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Overviews and generalized examples of how to apply Universal Design in Instruction (UDI) with embedded strategies to diminish barriers for Persons with Disabilities have been shared during earlier Earth Educator ...
A tale of two online courses POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Charly Bank, University of Toronto

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This poster summarizes my reflection on two courses I taught during the pandemic. Both courses targeted non-science students, both courses had about 200 students, both courses were taught in an online asynchronous ...
Poster Session I: The Undergraduate Classroom and Lab Courses POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Meryssa Piper, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Casey Davenport, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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This poster session will be held from 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET on Wednesday. All Rendezvous participants are invited to attend. Sessions will include 4-6 posters on ...
Teaching Computation Online: Tips, Tools, and Resources from the 2020 MATLAB Workshop POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 11:15-11:45am PT / 12:15-12:45pm MT / 1:15-1:45pm CT / 2:15-2:45pm ET Online

Monica Bruckner, Carleton College
Mitchell Bender-Awalt, Carleton College
Lisa Kempler, MathWorks

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Computation enables students and researchers to access data, visualize it, perform analyses, connect to instruments, and model systems to predict behavior and events. The need for a computationally savvy workforce ...
Oral Session II: Resources for Teaching, Preparing Teachers, and Career Prep ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Melissa Zrada, The College of New Jersey
Lev Horodyskyj, University of the Virgin Islands

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The Petroleum Science and Technology Institute and Hildebrand Teacher Leadership Program ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:05 PT / 1:05 MT / 2:05 CT / 3:05 ET Online

Sabrina Ewald, Frisco Independent School District
Dawn Chegwidden, Lewisville High
Hilary Olson, The University of Texas at Austin
Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin

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The Petroleum Science and Technology (PST) Institute in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin provides Texas high school STEM teachers with professional development through a ...
Making Sense of Interest and Learning in Introductory Geology Courses: Teaching Assistant and Student Perspectives ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:05 PT / 1:05 MT / 2:05 CT / 3:05 ET Online

Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Rachel Teasdale, California State University-Chico
Kelsey Bitting, Elon University

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How undergraduate students experience our introductory geoscience labs can have a profound effect on how much they learn and retain about our discipline, and how interested they are in learning more about it in ...
Engaging Students with an OOI Ocean Data Lab Focused on Factors that Affect Primary Productivity TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:05 PT / 1:05 MT / 2:05 CT / 3:05 ET Online

Jean Anastasia, Suffolk County Community College

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OOI Ocean Data Labs feature web-based interactive "widgets" that allow students to interact with pre-selected data from the OOI (Ocean Observatory Initiative) and are freely available online at the OOI ...
Polar Mystery: Using Puzzles to Connect Youth to Polar Regions ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:20 PT / 1:20 MT / 2:20 CT / 3:20 ET Online

Karina Peggau, Ohio State University-Main Campus
Jason Cervenec, Ohio State University-Main Campus
Sue Hogan, Ohio State University-Main Campus
Emily Kridel, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Ellen Altermatt, Carleton College

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Inspired by the popularity of free choice puzzles, including escape rooms and murder mystery kits, the team developed a multi-week "Arctic Mystery", through which youth explore polar data to solve the ...
Improving Pre-service Teachers' Data Literacy and Computational Thinking Using Earth Data in Existing Methods Courses ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:20 PT / 1:20 MT / 2:20 CT / 3:20 ET Online

Melissa Zrada, The College of New Jersey
Tiffany Herder, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kristin Hunter-Thomson, Dataspire Education & Evaluation LLC, Rutgers University
Michael Jabot, SUNY College at Fredonia
Elizabeth Joyner, NASA

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Computing and data permeate our society, and are critical to understanding our Earth. Data literacy is thus essential as an informed and engaged 21st century citizen, and fundamental to understanding the process of ...
Oceanography Data in the Classroom: Using an OOI Ocean Data Lab to Explore Chlorophyll-a Trends and Increase Data Literacy TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:20 PT / 1:20 MT / 2:20 CT / 3:20 ET Online

Sara Smith, Bellingham Technical College

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This activity will demonstrate a lesson created to increase student understanding of primary production trends and driving forces in coastal areas. This lesson was designed using the Ocean Observatory Initiative ...
Polar ENgagement through GUided INquiry (PENGUIN) ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:35 PT / 1:35 MT / 2:35 CT / 3:35 ET Online

Lea Fortmann, University of Puget Sound
Penny Rowe, NorthWest Research Associates
Steven Neshyba, University of Puget Sound
Rachel Wade, Edmonds Community College
Haiyan Cheng, Willamette University
Tim Guasco, Millikin University
Amanda Mifflin, University of Puget Sound
Isha Rajbhandari, University of Puget Sound
William Pfalzgraff, Chatham University
Kena Fox-Dobbs, University of Puget Sound
Grace Stokes, Santa Clara University

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Including climate-related topics in the classroom is crucial to the education of the next generation and has the potential to enhance student interest. The polar regions play an important role in climate change and ...
Deepening Elementary Teacher Knowledge in "Hard Science" to Enhance Science Teaching ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:35 PT / 1:35 MT / 2:35 CT / 3:35 ET Online

Lisa Mussi, Manitou Springs Elementary
Wendy Abshire, AMS

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According to the National Academies Press, few elementary school teachers have their terminal degrees in science as compared to other disciplines and as such, can be intimidated by teaching science topics. Earth ...
Teaching Data Literacy using the OOI Ocean Data Exploration Activity "Dynamic Air-Sea Interactions" TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:35 PT / 1:35 MT / 2:35 CT / 3:35 ET Online

Melissa Hicks, Onondaga Community College

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Teaching with real data is fun and engages students more thoroughly as it really illustrates the true nature of scientific inquiry, that data is not always straight-forward, as it can be messy, but still useful. ...
The Geological Tactile Image Repository: A Digital Resource Collection to Support Instructors of Blind and Low-Vision Geoscience Students ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:35 PT / 1:35 MT / 2:35 CT / 3:35 ET Online

Kent Ratajeski, University of Kentucky
P. Jack Reed, Stanford University
Sydney L. Clark, Kentucky Department of Public Health
Donna Lee, University of Kentucky
Christopher Atchison, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

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To support instructors of Blind and low-vision students and to make the visual component of geoscience more accessible to all students regardless of ability, we have developed a online repository of tactile images ...
Learning statistics through Ice Core Isotopes ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:50 PT / 1:50 MT / 2:50 CT / 3:50 ET Online

Penny Rowe, NorthWest Research Associates
Lea Fortmann, University of Puget Sound
James Bernhard, University of Puget Sound
Jacob Price, University of Puget Sound
Timothy Chalberg, Science and Math Institute
Steven Neshyba, University of Puget Sound

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Polar regions are particularly sensitive to climate change and play an important role in it. The richness and interdisciplinary nature of polar research suggests a potential to enhance student learning. To harness ...
Building a Career Pathway Starting in High School ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:50 PT / 1:50 MT / 2:50 CT / 3:50 ET Online

Chelsea Campbell, Red Rocks Community College

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Industry guidance and input is vital for a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. The water industry needs fresh, energetic talent to fill the retirement gaps. A Water Quality Management (WQM) concurrent ...
CO2 and pH in a System with Seasonal Upwelling: Using Large Oceanographic Datasets to Build Data Literacy Skills TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 12:50 PT / 1:50 MT / 2:50 CT / 3:50 ET Online

Natasha Gownaris, Gettysburg College

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In this activity, students use online widgets to build connections across oceanographic disciplines – physics (upwelling, wind patterns), chemistry (dissolved gases, pH), and biology (photosynthesis, ...
Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in an Experiential Learning Course to Enhance Self-Efficacy, geoSTEM Identity, and Career Awareness ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:05 PT / 2:05 MT / 3:05 CT / 4:05 ET Online

Meagen Pollock, College of Wooster
Greg Wiles, College of Wooster
Lisa Kastor, College of Wooster
Missy Schen, College of Wooster

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In Spring 2021, we offered a hybrid experiential learning course that implemented evidence-based strategies for increasing students' self-efficacy, geoSTEM identity, and awareness of geoscience careers. ...
What drives the global climate? The relationship between Latitude, Insolation, and Temperature TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Wednesday 1:05 PT / 2:05 MT / 3:05 CT / 4:05 ET Online

Chuck Buxbaum, Sandia Preparatory School

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1st we simulate the amount of solar energy striking the surface of the Earth (insolation) using artificial light source, light meter, and protractor. Light striking meter directly (perpendicularly)=equator, meter ...
Using the Limits of COVID Digital Learning to Engage Students in Scientific Thinking ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:20 PT / 2:20 MT / 3:20 CT / 4:20 ET Online

Lev Horodyskyj, University of the Virgin Islands

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Introductory-level science courses introduce students to the discoveries of a particular field and ostensibly promote science literacy. However, the lecture-lab paradigm does not lend itself well to the ...