Fort Lewis College
Kimberly Hannula is a professor emerita of geoscience at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. Her main interests are in structural geology and tectonics.
Website Content Contributions
Geometric and Kinematic Analysis in a Sandbox part of Structural Geology and Tectonics:Activities
Introduction to the concepts of geometric and kinematic analysis, using an easily assembled sandbox. Students repeat experiments to see variation. The lab also reviews structural map symbols, and involves some ...
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Advanced Structural Geology part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
This is an advanced course in structural geology, including discussion and lab. The course is focused around exploration of structural geology modeling software.
Earth Systems Science part of Introductory Courses:Courses
Our Earth Systems Science course is a fairly traditional lecture-style earth science survey course, designed to fulfill a Natural Environment requirement from a defunct general education program. The lab section ...
It's scary to feel uncertain part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Essays
It's scary to feel uncertain Kim Hannula, Geosciences, Fort Lewis College About a month ago, I got a flyer in the mail advertising software to aid in three-dimensional visualization of geologic structures. ...
Conference Presentations (2)
Geology Transfer Scholars: A GEOPATHS Program Supporting Incoming Transfer Students Through an August Field Course part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday A
Although many of the Fort Lewis College (FLC) geology graduates (38%) originated as transfer students, they have historically taken an extended time to graduate (on average, 3.7 years at FLC after transferring). ...
Development of Spatial Thinking in Field and Structural Geology Courses part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Spatial thinking skills are a fundamental part of the competencies expected from Geoscience majors, and field experiences are thought to play a critical role in developing spatial thinking skills. This study ...
Other Contributions (8)
Engaging Students in Scientific Research in your Course part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Workshops:Student Research
The national PCAST report makes a strong call for using research in our courses. Integrating research into the courses we teach offers students training and practice with what we do as scientists and helps to ...
July 2017 Earth Educators Rendezvous 2015
July 2015 Teaching Geoscience Online
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