Cheryl Manning

Northern Illinois University

Cheryl Manning is a Geoscience Education Research Ph.D. student at Northern Illinois University with 27 years of experience teaching secondary Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Physics and Chemistry in Colorado and Utah. Prior to teaching K12, she was an award winning lead laboratory instructor at both University of Utah and Montana State University. She has a B.S. and M.S. in Geology from Montana State with teaching minors in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology from University of Utah. She is a past President of the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) and has volunteered on a variety of committees for GSA, NAGT, and NSTA. Cheryl served at the National Science Foundation, Geosciences Directorate as a 2018-19 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.  

Webinar Leader, Workshop Leader, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (3)

The Carbon Cycle Game part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
Students develop concept maps of the carbon cycle through a die-rolling game that simulates carbon reservoirs and fluxes.

History of Climate Science part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
Students work in small groups to conduct online research on a random set of important historical events in climate science then categorize whether these events were "scientific", "cultural", ...

Off Base - Acidity of Oceans part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday
The teaching demonstration is intended to inspire student questions from which they can design an investigation regarding ocean's carbonate buffer system, how changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels may ...

Conference Presentation (1)

The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
It is important that we prepare tomorrow's scientists, decision makers, and communities to address the societal impacts of a changing climate. In order to respond to, manage, and adapt to those changes, ...

Other Contributions (8)

Tuesday Teaching Demos part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday
Tuesday Teaching Demos Skip to Main ContentSkip to Navigation Your Account Earth ...

Communities

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (35 workshops)

EER 2020 Inquiry Based Labs
July 2020
Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2019 Attendees
July 2019
Engaging Environmental Justice in Geoscience Courses
December 2018

Webinar Leader

Webinar Participant (4 webinars)