8:30 - 9:00 Introductions, icebreakers, & conceptual drawing session on "How does water move below Earth's surface?" (drawing session 1)
- Models and Big Ideas Slides (Acrobat (PDF) 2.4MB Aug17 22)
9:00 - 9:25 Groundwater lecture 1 on "Introduction to hydrogeology & introduction to a visual groundwater teaching tool"
9:25 - 9:30 Break
9:30 - 10:25 Groundwater lecture 2 on "Basics of porous media & How groundwater flows"
10:25 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30 Hands on Darcy experiment & working on a simpler version of Darcy tube
8:30 - 8:45 Field trip overview & conceptual drawing session 2
8:50 Depart Tate for an on-campus field trip (the field site is 10 min walking distance from the conference site).
8:50 - 9:30 Field activity: observe and discuss fractured limestone outcrop, measure groundwater table, bailer sampling
9:30 - 10:30 Guided tour of the underground Minnesota library access center
10:30 - 11:00 Visit a spring that shows discrete fracture flows & come back to Tate
11:00 - 11:30 Final discussion on opportunities and challenges to bring field experiences into one's teaching curriculum
8:30 - 9:00 Overview of Day 3 activities and a lecture on "potentiometric mapping and its application to understanding human-water interactions"
9:00 - 10:00 Visual groundwater teaching tools (Darcy tubes, porosity lab, concord groundwater model, hydrogel kit, ant farm, filtration)
10:05 - 10:35 Groundwater teaching unit for grades 9-12 (K-12 teachers will share their own experiences and ideas to incorporate what we learned from Day 1 &2)
- Groundwater Activities.pptx (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.1MB Jul19 22)
- Groundwater Storyline Resource Slide Deck.pptx (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 18.5MB Jul19 22)
10:35 - 10:55 Visual tools & resources for groundwater teaching in high school
11:00 - 11:30 Final conceptual drawing session to come up with a consensus model and report back