Math, Physical Science and Engineering, STEM
Ulster County Community College
Website Content Contributions
The Dark Side of Mineral Mining part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
Students choose one of four short articles to read about mineral mining, including the impacts of mining on the Native American community in the region. Each article highlights a specific example where the ...
Diversity and Careers in the Geosciences part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
Students read a blog post published by the European Geosciences Union highlighting the work of Black geoscientists. Each student chooses one scientist with a job that sounds interesting to the student and writes a ...
Conference Presentations (2)
Flood Management Plan part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Share-a-Thon
In this exploration, students work in groups to develop a watershed-based plan to control flooding. Students are first given information about a historic downstream flood and then work together to develop multiple ...
Report on Unlearning Racism in Geoscience from the 2YC URGE Pod part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday:Poster Session III
The five-month long virtual Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE) program was developed to empower groups, or pods, of geoscience faculty to implement anti-racist strategies and policies within their departments ...