Ann Bykerk-Kauffman

Geological and Environmental Sciences

California State University-Chico

Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Density, Buoyancy and Convection part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Activities
This 3-hour hands-on guided-discovery lab activity teaches students the concepts of density, buoyancy, thermal expansion and convection.

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Teaching Method Module (1)

Guided Discovery Problems part of Teaching Methods:Guided Discovery Problems
Developed by Ann Bykerk-Kauffman . Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico What are Guided Discovery Problems? Deep down inside, why are you a scientist? I'll ...

Essay (1)

A Brief History of Program Assessment part of Building Strong Departments:Workshops:Assessing Geoscience Programs:Participant Essays
Ann Bykerk-Kauffman, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico California State University, Chico, is a residential campus set in the northern Sacramento Valley at the ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Geology in the Field: Assessing and Redesigning Field Courses to Improve Student Learning in the Geology Program at CSU, Chico part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday A
A suite of three required field courses at CSU, Chico provides early and repeated exposure to field experiences throughout the junior and senior year of geology majors. Five faculty members teach the suite of ...

Other Contribution (1)

Lesson Plan Experiences in Science Content Courses part of Teacher Preparation:Workshops and Activities:Workshop 2007
Earth Science for Elementary Teachers - Including Lesson Design Group Members Heather Petcovic, Earth Science for Elementary Educators II Ann Bykerk-Kauffman, Concepts in Earth and Space Sciences Elizabeth ...