Theme: Place-based Learning

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Place-based Learning.


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Earth's climate system
Rondi Davies, CUNY Queensborough Community College
An exploration of Earth's climate system was created for a physical geology laboratory class at an urban community college in New York City. At the outset, students engage with a phenomenon-based exploration ...

A Bridge to Marine Geosciences: A Learning Community for College Transfer Students
Mikelle Nuwer, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Jose M. Guzman, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Jane Dolliver, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; LuAnne Thompon, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Kerry A Naish, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
To address the issue of underrepresentation of historically excluded groups (HEG) working in STEM occupations, we developed GEODUC - "Geoscience Education, Oceanographic Discovery, Undergraduate ...

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 ...

Building a field course to attract diverse minds to the geosciences
Kelsey Barker, Rowan University; Lily Pfeifer, Rowan University; Aaron Barth, Rowan University
Understanding earth's processes is broadly beneficial to an undergraduate curriculum, especially as society shifts toward a sustainable and environmentally focused future. The limited access to effective earth ...

Understanding how food, energy, and water decisions affect the thriving of local, regional, and global systems– A practice brief for secondary science teachers
Shondricka Burrell, Morgan State University; Imogen Herrick, University of Kansas Main Campus; Todd Campbell, University of Connecticut; Doug Lombardi, University of Maryland-College Park; Xavier Fazio, Brock University
Historically, decision-making around food, energy, and water (FEW) have not emphasized naturally occurring and complex interconnections. As such, these decontextualized approaches have led to environmental ...

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 ...

Integrating nature journals into an online pre-service elementary education science course
Christy Visaggi, Georgia State University
Teacher preparation in the elementary education program at Georgia State University, a large public minority-serving institution in downtown Atlanta, includes a series of "integrated science" courses ...

Place-based Learning On Campus with A High-Resolution Topographic Map
Scott Brande, University of Alabama at Birmingham
A typical laboratory activity for introductory physical geology students is learning how to read and analyze landscapes with USGS topographic maps. If a local higher-resolution topographic map were used instead of ...

A case study comparing undergraduate students' engagement, knowledge retention, and appreciation of geoscience after working in class with either locally or globally sourced data
Jesse Kelsch, Sul Ross State University; Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso; Jason Ricketts, University of Texas at El Paso
We developed in-class exercises that exposed students to real geoscientific data and delivered them to five sections of Physical and Historical Geology undergraduate lecture classes at two universities. Three class ...

Becoming Flood Resilient: Investigating Hydrology Through Hands-on Activities
Sequoyah McGee, American Geosciences Institute
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is offering an engaging professional development workshop for Earth Science teachers, focusing on a recently developed module that is centered around flooding phenomena. The ...