Grand Valley State University
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Making Topographic Maps part of K-8 Geo Teacher Preparation:Workshop 2016:Activities
In this activity, students learn how to contour topographic data from three-dimensional models that they create for themselves. Students examine how topographic contour lines differ based on different topographic features.
Conference Presentations (2)
Rock, Paper, Hammer: Where do thoughts and actions count in making a geologic map? part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
In this study, we integrate data capturing the physical actions, spoken thoughts, and navigation paths of geologists as each makes a geologic map of a field site in the Tobacco Root Mountains, Montana, USA. Four ...
Comparing Social Comparisons in Geoscience Courses part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Students commonly compare their performance on an assignment or in a class to that of their peers. Our goal in this descriptive pilot study is to explore how this tendency towards making comparisons—defined as ...
Other Contribution (1)
"When you come to a fork in the road, take it." part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Morning Workshops:GER:Idea Papers
Caitlin Callahan, Grand Valley State University I started my graduate studies in geology with the idea that I would ultimately transition into geoscience education after I earned a PhD in a sub-discipline. I was ...