Kirsten Nicolaysen


Whitman College

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Kirsten Nicolaysen Department of Geology - KSU - We introduced introductory geology and archaeology students to research using the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) at KSU. Students selected images of a ...

Courses (2)

Petrology part of Course Design:Goals Database
Course focuses primarily on igneous petrology with limited metamorphic petrology content. Course is typically taken by junior or senior students.

Environmental Geology part of Course Design:Goals Database
This course serves both non-science majors and entering Geology and Environmental Studies majors.

Other Contribution (1)

Obsidian available part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Rock and Mineral Exchange:Postings
Kirsten Nicolaysen, Whitman College Description of Available Specimens How many pieces are available: Large Collection Lots of obsidian available, likely from Oregon. Samples are all same, ...


Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Pacific Northwest Section

Workshop Participant (4 workshops)