Theme: Community Engagement

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


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Grounding the Outreach: Lessons Learned from Pre-Expedition Onshore Preparation in Greenland
Beth Doyle, Northern Virginia Community College
Onshore outreach can be effective in connecting coastal and even in-land communities with scientific ocean drilling expeditions. Pre-expedition networking and reconnoitering can enable ocean-bound outreach officers ...

Co-Creating the Future of Science Communication: The SCI-LEnS Project at the University of British Columbia
Oli Beeby Maglaque, University of British Columbia; Kirsten Hodge, University of British Columbia; Ruth Moore, University of British Columbia; Raveen Sidhu, University of British Columbia; Wylee Fitz-Gerald, University of British Columbia; Laura Lukes, University of British Columbia; Emma Jeanne Betz, University of British Columbia; David Anderson, University of British Columbia; Shandin Pete, University of British Columbia
This presentation will provide an overview of the SCI-LEnS project (Student Curated Informal Learning and Engagement Spaces), an initiative at the University of British Columbia (UBC) redefining science ...

Increasing geoscience enrollment and engagement by transforming perceptions of geoscience- Insights from outreach on YouTube and surveys
Rachel Phillips, University of South Carolina-Columbia; Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Enrollment in geoscience departments is currently decreasing, which is projected to cause a major shortage of geoscientists in the workforce over the next decade. It is crucial that we reverse this trend as ...

Exploring Earth's Dynamic Systems
catherine etter, Cape Cod Community College
The Earth's Dynamic Systems Lab aims to illustrate the interconnectedness of Earth's systems by depicting global and local climate change variables, biogeochemical cycles, and natural versus ...

Exploration of environmental perspectives in Miami through document analysis: A building block towards supporting place-based learning
oriana Calagna, Florida International University; Kathy Quardokus Fisher, University of Notre Dame
The study represents a deep dive into Miami's environmental landscape through a qualitative analysis of key documents. Its primary objective is to uncover pressing environmental concerns to inform the ...

Four Years of Discovery Improvements for SERC website visitors
Sean Fox, Carleton College; mahdi mohamed, Carleton College; Monica Bruckner, Carleton College; Ashley Carlson, Carleton College; Cailin Huyck Orr, Carleton College; Ellen Iverson, Carleton College; John McDaris, Carleton College; Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College
The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) hosts materials from more than 120 geoscience education projects. However, the project-focused nature of the SERC website means that information is siloed which presents ...

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 ...

USC Young Researchers Program: Underrepresented High Schoolers Conduct Independent Research Projects with PhD Student Mentors
Ryley Tibbetts, University of Southern California; Layla Vasquez, University of Southern California; Rebecca Stark, University of Southern California
Founded in 2009, the University of Southern California's (USC) Young Researchers Program (YRP) is a graduate student-run program that recruits motivated rising high school seniors from local Title 1 schools in ...

Atmospheric Science Engagement for K - 12 Students through the School of Meteorology Outreach Organization
Alethia Kielbasa, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus; Laura Shedd, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
The School of Meteorology Outreach (SoMO) is a registered student organization at the University of Oklahoma that was established in the Spring 2023 academic semester. Presently, our mission is "to serve our ...

Improve the competitiveness of your next NSF Proposal: Assessing the Broader Impacts Plan
Ellen Iverson, Carleton College; Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College; Janice McDonnell, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; LIESL HOTALING, Eidos
Any project that receives funds from the National Science Foundation must address two merit criteria: intellectual merit, the potential to advance knowledge, and broader impacts, the potential to benefit society ...