Theme: Technology in the Classroom

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Technology in the Classroom.


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Inquiry-based modeling in Earth Science
Beth Dushman, Howard Community College
Two activities are presented here, both using the Model-Based Inquiry method, in which students are introduced to a phenomenon, model an explanation, test those models with real scientific data, and share and ...

eqlocate
Gillian B Haberli, EarthScope Consortium; Michael Hubenthal, EarthScope; Mladen Dordevic, IRIS Consortium
EarthScope has created a new, Free, earthquake analysis toolkit which adopts an inquiry-based approach. It empowers students to select either recent or historical earthquakes, browse and pick seismic stations, and ...

Developing student systems thinking and increasing engagement using ZotGraph
Julie Ferguson, University of California-Irvine; Bill Tomlinson, University of California-Irvine; Hayden Freedman, University of California-Irvine; Kameryn Denaro, University of California-Irvine
As geoscientists, one of our key goals is to help students develop their "systems thinking". Being able to make connections between different parts of a system and consider how they interact is crucial if ...

Enhancing Teaching and Learning about Water: Sustained Professional Development for K-12 Science Teachers
Brenda Costello, The University of Texas at Arlington; Silvia Jessica Mostacedo Marasovic, The University of Texas at Arlington; Cory Forbes, The University of Texas at Arlington
The hydrologic cycle plays a crucial role in Earth's ability to sustain the complex ecosystems that make the planet rich and diverse. As the world's population increases, water resources may become ...

Expanding Pathways to Geoscience: Equity-Focused Virtual Field Experiences for Indigenous Student Success in Earth Sciences
Eric Chaides, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus; Darryl Reano, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus; Ryssa Keeto, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus; Kush Tandon, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Utilizing Infiniscope's browser-based platform, Tour It and a Theta 360 degree camera, we are creating virtual field experiences (VFEs) that integrate place-based learning tools and equity frameworks, such as ...

Project Ice - from the American Meteorological Society's Education Program
David Amidon, National Center for Science Education
This program will introduce K-12 teachers to the American Meteorological Society's Education Summer Programs. David is a Certified AMS Teacher (CAT #22) and has participated in all of the programs offered. An ...

Improving Climate Literacy Through Hands-on Learning and Open-source Collaborative Training
Emma Holtzman, Temple University; Rebecca Beadling, Temple University; William Ellinger, Temple University; Anna Coomans, Temple University; James Milward, Temple University; Hunter Barbieri, Temple University
The ability to analyze, visualize, and think critically about the results from climate model experiments is becoming an increasingly important component of climate science education. Being able to draw accurate and ...

Training about FAIR principles to support undergraduate students' research about water and energy
Silvia Jessica Mostacedo Marasovic, The University of Texas at Arlington; Cory Forbes, The University of Texas at Arlington; Junaid Ahmad, The University of Texas at Arlington; Upendranath Chakravarthy, The University of Texas at Arlington; Steven Tanner McCullough, The University of Texas at Arlington; June Young Park, The University of Texas at Arlington; Jessica Eisma, The University of Texas at Arlington
Research experiences for undergraduate students (REUs) in the fields of water and energy not only enhance student learning but also bolster their self-efficacy to conduct independent research, provide valuable ...

Used a Teach the Earth Teaching Activity? Share your experiences through the new Community Contribution Tool
Sean Fox, Carleton College; Rachel Teasdale, California State University-Chico; Ellen Iverson, Carleton College; Beth Pratt-Sitaula, Earthscope Consortium; Sandrine Matiasek, California State University-Chico
Over the last 20 years the Earth education community has collectively and openly shared over 5000 teaching activities through SERC-hosted websites, as highlighted in the NAGT-managed Teach the Earth portal. These ...

Evaluating a custom Lab Notebook for an online soil science course
Megan Mobley, Oregon State University; Elisabeth McBrien, Oregon State University
Asynchronous online courses expand access to a university education for non-traditional students who might otherwise be unable to pursue a degree program due to work commitments, caregiving responsibilities, or ...