Ben Maas

Environmental Science

Metropolitan State University

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Tracking your Plastic Footprint part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Share-a-Thon
In this homework assignment, students are asked to track their plastic usage over one week by using an Excel spreadsheet (provided) and by making a 'plastic diary. A Google Sheets version of the spreadsheet ...

Google Earth Ocean Tour part of Oceanography:Activities
This activity is designed to give introductory-level and general education-level students the opportunity to explore marine environments using Google Earth. By completing this activity, either in class, as a ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Utilizing Career Talks to Boost Student Interest and Career Awareness part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2024:Program:Share-a-thon:Tuesday
Inviting people from a variety of careers into your classroom can not only be a way to boost interest in the topics covered in classes, but can also be used as a way to enhance career pathway awareness of students ...

Evolution of GCMs and Super Mario part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Thursday A
The concept of global climate models, GCMs, is difficult for introductory environmental science students to grasp due to the global scale of thinking involved, fluxes, and simplifying assumptions. While the idea of ...

Other Contributions (2)

Using Excel for Quantitative Skill Development part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Afternoon Workshops
This workshop is designed for all geoscience educators who are interested in incorporating data analysis, interpretation, and collection into their classes using Microsoft Excel. During the two and a half hour ...

The Whys and Hows of Implementing Virtual and Augmented Reality in Earth Science Classrooms part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Morning Workshops:Augmented and Virtual Reality
Click here for the Participant Workspace (Login Required) Check out SERC's Teaching with Augmented and Virtual Reality page and join the community! Regardless of whether they are in a classroom or online, do ...


Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (28 workshops)

Communicating Science to the General Public
July 2018
Teaching for Quantitative Literacy in Geoscience Courses
July 2018
Designing your Course to Maximize Student Learning
July 2017

Webinar Participant