Theme: Research for Undergrads

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Research for Undergrads.

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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 ...

Understanding feedback loops to approach systems-level thinking
An Nguyen, Temple University; Alexandra Davatzes, Temple University; Kim Kastens, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Thomas Shipley, Temple University
Systems-level thinking and analysis, where a problem is viewed broadly as a whole rather than as its parts, is a necessary skill when attempting to solve systemic problems; one, however, which students can struggle ...

Enhancing computational geoscience participation and training with the MTMOD project
Dana Thomas, The University of Texas at Austin; Dunyu Liu, The University of Texas at Austin; Thorsten W Becker, The University of Texas at Austin; Alice Gabriel, University of California-San Diego; Shuoshuo Han, The University of Texas at Austin; Kaj Johnson, Indiana University-Bloomington; Luc Lavier, The University of Texas at Austin; Dave May, University of California-San Diego; Demian Saffer, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus; Daniel Trugman, The University of Texas at Austin; Laura Wallace, The University of Texas at Austin
The Megathrust Modeling Framework (MTMOD) project is an NSF-supported Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES) project connecting domain scientists, education leads, and research support staff, and a number of ...

STEMSeas III: Student Experiences at Sea-- Pathway into the Geosciences
Shondricka Burrell, Morgan State University; Sharon Cooper, Columbia University in the City of New York; Jon Lewis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus; Lisa White, University of California-Berkeley
STEMSeas (STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships) III is an NSF-funded project designed to address the persistent under-representation of minoritized demographic groups in STEM, specifically, in the geosciences by ...

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 ...

Assessing geoscience major learning objectives using a course-based undergraduate field research experience
Phil Resor, Wesleyan University; Rachael Barlow, Wesleyan University; Tim Ku, Wesleyan University; Suzanne O'Connell, Wesleyan University; Dana Royer, Wesleyan University; Kim Diver, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
A key question is how successful geoscience bachelor's degree programs are at building skills students require for future success. In Wesleyan University's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences ...