Cheryl Manning is a 2018-19 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the National Science Foundation, Geosciences Directorate. Since 2002, Cheryl has been teaching Earth and Space Science, AP Environmental Science, Physics and Chemistry at Evergreen High School in Evergreen, Colorado. The prior 6 years, she taught Earth Systems and Integrated Science in Utah and was an award winning lead laboratory instructor at both University of Utah and Montana State University for 4 years. She has a B.S. and M.S. in Geology from Montana State with teaching minors in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. An National Board Certified teacher, Cheryl shares her passion for teaching and learning with science educators around the country and works as an Educational Consultant with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and others. She is the Past President of the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) and has volunteered on GSA’s Education Committee and is a member of NAGT’s Professional Development Committee.
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The Carbon Cycle Game part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
During Round 1, students model the carbon cycle pre-Industrial Revolution. There are stations around the room that represent Earth's carbon reservoirs. Depending on the number rolled on a die, students either ...
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", ...
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Designing NGSS Aligned Classroom Assessment Tasks to Support Instruction part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Morning Workshops:NGSS
NGSS-ESS aligned instruction will naturally provide many opportunities for teachers to observe and record evidence of student learning. Assessment tasks comprised of multiple components reflect the connections ...
Telling a New Climate Story — Giving Students a Positive Voice in the Age of Science Denialism part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Afternoon Mini-Workshops
Forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and famine are challenging problems. It doesn't help that the "grown-ups" running our country can't seem to agree on anything. For young people who can't ...
Advancing the Conversation on NGSS part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Roundtable Discussions
Five years after the publication of the Next Generation Science Standards, states and school districts are working on implementation strategies, teachers are developing 3-dimensional learning opportunities, and ...
There's Money in Muck: A sustainability study focused on biogas part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Afternoon Workshops
BUILD A BIOGAS GENERATOR SET-UP AT THE WORKSHOP! FIRST 13 PEOPLE AT THE WORKSHOP GET TO BUILD THEIR OWN BIOGAS GENERATOR! WE"LL SUPPLY THE EQUIPMENT! Link to workshop slides: http://bit.ly/biogasworkshop ...
Integrating Climate Change Across the Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Afternoon Workshops
From matter to energy, climate change can and should be taught in all science courses. As we look to the future, all citizens deserve a deeper understanding of how anthropogenic climate change compares to climate ...
Incorporating Earth Science into Other High School Science Classes part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Afternoon Mini Workshops
We will explore some different approaches to integrate Earth Science concepts into Biology, Chemistry and Physics courses by finding the interconnections between the sciences using the Next Generation Science ...
Southwest Section, Geoscience Education Research Division, Teacher Education Division
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