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Jason Cervenec is the Education and Outreach Director for the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University. The diverse outreach portfolio of the center reaches approximately 11,000 individuals annually and includes programs in cutting edge science, science education, history, and the arts. The most common request for information that Jason receives from the public is on climate change.
Jason earned a B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University and M.Ed. in Second Science Education and began his career as a high school science teacher where he taught for more than a decade. During that time, he coached two Science Olympiad teams and took part in a Fulbright Teacher Exchange in Mumbai, India where he witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by most of the world’s population.
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Soup Can Water Budget part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
During this first of five activities, students use materials to create an apparatus and process to investigate the ultimate destination for water falling on a watershed. Students make quantitative measurements and ...
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Conference Presentations (2)
Exploring Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans Using the Fluid Earth Viewer part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
Using open-source code and publicly available atmospheric and ocean model data sets, a team at The Ohio State University created the Fluid Earth Viewer (FEV), an interactive, intuitive, and visually appealing web ...
Reading History Within an Ice Core part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Thursday
During this activity, teams of students are provided with one of two varieties of simulated ice cores that showcase some of the components examined by scientists. After a few minutes of free exploration, students ...