Deborah Gross is a Professor of Chemistry at Carleton College. She is also involved in the Environmental Studies program. Her research interests focus on measurement of the chemical composition of atmospheric particulate matter using a variety of techniques. She was instrumental in designing the FOCUS program at Carleton College and has run it since its inception in 2007.
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Course Modules (7)
Systems Thinking part of Systems Thinking
The Systems Thinking Module provides a foundation for systems thinking throughout the InTeGrate materials. Units 1 and 2 of this module are designed to be used early within a course and then reinforced later; Units ...
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Choosing Papers part of Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
A procedure for having students dive directly into the literature to select papers that are appropriate for the class as a whole to read and discuss. The activity provides constraints and a format for sorting the ...
Environmental Analysis part of Complex Systems:Courses
Humans have had a dramatic impact on the chemistry of the earth's environment. In this course, we study the chemistry of molecules in the air, water, and soil. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the ...
Teaching Students to Work Within the Environmental Analysis Literature part of Complex Systems:Workshop 2010:Participant Essays
Deborah S. Gross, Department of Chemistry, Carleton College March 2, 2010 I teach a course entitled "Environmental Analysis" (CHEM/ENVS 328) which requires any 200-level chemistry course as a ...
Conference Presentations (2)
Earth Systems Thinking: An InTeGrate Module That Can Be Used In Any Course part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
One of the themes of the InTeGrate program's pedagogical approach is to foster systems thinking. The concept of systems thinking is addressed in individual InTeGrate modules designed to address specific ...
Broadening Participation through a Community-Building Approach in STEM: Carleton College's Cohort Program Components and Evaluation part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Cohort programs supporting students' sense of belonging, support for learning, and drive to succeed have been instrumental in increasing successful completion of STEM majors by members of underrepresented ...
Other Contributions (6)
Elemental Analysis at Carleton: Integration of the ICP-MS Into Courses part of Integrative Science & Math Education at Carleton:For Carleton Faculty:Curriculum Develpment Projects