Rachel Headley

Department of Geociences

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (3)

Stoke's Law Problem Set part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Activities
This is a problem set that involves the calculation of velocities from a Reynolds number, determination of Stoke's Law applicability, and calculation of settling velocities for a variety of grain sizes and ...

Glacier Goo Erosion Experiments part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Activities
Using a glacier proxy, students design an experiment to connect glacial erosion with glacial flow. Students choose from a variety of materials, determined what question they want their experiment or experiments to ...

Environmental Science Gallery Walk part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Gallery Walks:Examples
Gallery walk activity that relies on students' prior knowledge of environmental issues as an introductory activity in a general education, large-lecture format environmental science class.

Conference Presentations (2)

Calculating Slope Failure: Math Anxiety and Geoscience Undergraduates part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Math anxiety, commonly referred to as math phobia, is a phenomena where people experience moderate to extreme fear associated with anticipating or performing mathematical tasks, in some cases tied to actual pain ...

This equation hurts my brain: Math Anxiety & Geoscience Students part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Math anxiety involves moderate to extreme fear, anxiety, and occasionally physical pain associated with anticipating or performing mathematical tasks. High levels of math phobia have been tied to students taking ...

Other Contributions (3)

Developing Geocompetencies part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Developing Geocompetencies Your Account Earth Educators' RendezvousMadison, WI July ...

Stratigraphy & Sedimentation part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Courses

How to Incorporate Research into your Undergraduate Program part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Roundtable Discussions
Undergraduate research is a high-impact practice that has been tied to increased rates of retention rates, graduation, and graduate school attendance for STEM majors in general and particularly for ...