Carla McAuliffe

Center for STEM Teaching and Learning


Project Leader, Webinar Leader, Workshop Leader, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Project Leader

Eyes in the Sky: An NSF-Funded ITEST Project part of Eyes in the Sky
Eyes in the Sky equips teachers, and in turn the students they teach, with the tools and knowledge necessary to access and analyze freely available satellite imagery and data to investigate local or regional issues.

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Investigating Earthquakes with ArcExplorer GIS part of Earth Exploration Toolbook:Investigating Earthquakes 2
DATA: Recent and Historical Earthquake Data. TOOL: ArcExplorer Java Edition for Education GIS. SUMMARY: Explore earthquake data and import them into a Geographic Information System (GIS). Analyze the data to predict where the next big earthquake will occur.

Looking into Earth with GIS part of Earth Exploration Toolbook:Seismic Wave Velocity
DATA: Seismic Wave Model Output. TOOLS: My World GIS, Microsoft Excel. SUMMARY: Examine seismic wave data in a Geographic Information System (GIS). Analyze wave velocities to infer the depth of the crust-mantle boundary.

Essay (1)

One Earth. Our Future. Sustainability Education for K-12 Audiences. part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Earth Education for Sustainable Societies:Essays
Carla McAuliffe, TERC/NESTA This past spring the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) adopted a new tagline, "One Earth. Our Future." We did so for a variety of reasons, including the fact ...

Other Contributions (3)

Scientist-K12 Teacher Partnerships part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Roundtable Discussions
Scientist-K12 teacher partnerships are mutually beneficial and occur in many ways. The AGU-NESTA Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) workshop held at the annual AGU meetings has proven to be a very ...

Integrating Climate Change Across the Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Afternoon Workshops
From matter to energy, climate change can and should be taught in all science courses. As we look to the future, all citizens deserve a deeper understanding of how anthropogenic climate change compares to climate ...

GER and K-12 Audiences part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Morning Workshops:GER:Idea Papers
Carla McAuliffe, TERC Whenever possible, I have translated Geoscience Education Research (GER) to K-12 audiences. This began with my PhD dissertation (Visualizing Topography) and later, at TERC with the Earth ...


Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (24 workshops)

Webinar Leader (12 webinars)

Webinar Participant (10 webinars)