University of Hawaii-West Oahu
I teach introductory geology, geological hazards, and earth science classes as well as introductory geology lab at the University of Hawaii - West Oahu. All classes are open to science and non-science majors.
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What do cats and quartz have in common? Introducing mineral properties using images of cats and dogs. part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Share-a-Thon:Share-a-Thon Presentations
The goal of the activity is to introduce students to the concept of using different mineral properties, such as streak and hardness, to identify minerals. Students are first told that minerals are classified but ...
Finding the front: Two Approaches to Teaching with Weather Maps part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Friday
The authors present how they use the same surface weather map from the National Weather Service to teach about weather for two different courses (introductory meteorology and climate and introductory earth science) ...
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Professional Development and Support for Adjunct Professors part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Roundtable Discussions
Adjuncts play a major role in undergraduate geoscience instruction, especially for introductory courses, which are crucial to recruiting and retaining geoscience majors, recruiting a diverse population to ...
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