Laurel Goodell


Princeton University

As Academic Laboratory Manager for the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University, Laurel Goodell develops laboratory curricula, teaches, leads field trips, trains and supervises graduate student teaching assistants, and works with professional development programs for school teachers.

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Course Modules (7)

Unit 5 Hazards and Risks at Convergent Plate Boundaries (Day 1 of activity) part of Living on the Edge
In this two-day activity, students monitor an evolving volcanic crisis at a convergent plate boundary (Cascadia). Using monitoring data and geologic hazard maps, students make a series of forecasts for the ...

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Activities (7)

Analyzing your Hometown Stream using On-line USGS NWIS Data part of Introductory Courses:Activities
Students analyze discharge records of streams or rivers of interest to them using on-line USGS NWIS data.

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Course (1)

GEO235: The Physical Earth part of Introductory Courses:Courses
This course is an introduction to physical geology and geological processes. Topics include earth materials and structure, geologic time, internal and surface processes, and current issues in geoscience research. ...

Essays (2)

Reinventing the Introductory Geology Course for Engineering and Other Quantitatively-able Students part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Essays
Laurel Goodell, Geosciences, Princeton University Our fairly traditional GEO203: Physical Geology had for years served as entry into the department. However, enrollment in the course had been steadily declining; ...

Emphasizing the science in geoscience part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Essays
Emphasizing the Science in Geoscience Laurel Goodell, Geosciences, Princeton University Geoscience was not part of the curriculum when I went through the New Jersey public schools. Things have certainly improved ...

Conference Presentations (3)

"Jelloea" and Understanding Basaltic Volcanism part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Thursday B
"Volcanoes" are formed from bowls of gelatin inverted onto pegboard. "GPS stations" (pushpins) are installed and "housing developments" (Monopoly™ houses and hotels) are built. Then, ...

Living on the Edge: Engaging students in evaluating hazards and societal risks at active plate boundaries part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The InTeGrate module, "Living on the Edge: Building Resilient Societies on Active Plate Margins" (LOE) consists of six units in which students use qualitative and quantitative information to assess risk ...

Using Google Earth to Teach Complex Earth Science Concepts part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Google Earth offers an engaging environment for exploration of earth science data by students at any level. The following GE layers (with data sources) have been collected/compiled by the author: 1) tectonic plate ...

Other Contributions (8)

Tracking Tectonic Plates Using Two Independent Methods part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activity Supplement Collection
Laurel Goodell, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University.This page is a supplement to the original activity description found hereShort description of the activity:Students come to this activity familiar ...


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