E. Christa Farmer

Geology, Environment, and Sustainability

Hofstra University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Poleward Heat Transport Jigsaw part of Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Activities
Based on great plate tectonic exercise by Sawyer et al. (2005 JGE), this small-group exercise with maps of data about earth's energy balance helps students visualize poleward heat transport.

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Rayleigh fractionation visualization part of Climate Change:Activities
A MS Excel spreadsheet gives an account of Rayleigh fractionation, the progressive removal of the heavier oxygen isotope as a moist air parcel moves from the subtropics to the high latitudes. This exercise is ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Comparing Textbook Chapters and Adaptive Learning Lessons: Assessing Student Learning Motivation in the Earth Sciences part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
Do differences exist in how students feel about their learning experiences using an adaptive learning platform versus a traditional textbook? There is a gap in the literature comparing learning motivation between ...

Other Contributions (2)

Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards (GEOL005) at Hofstra University part of Math You Need:Implementations
Instructor: E. Christa Farmer Enrollment: 24 Challenges to using math in introductory geoscience Hofstra University's Geology Department has several learning goals and objectives (as stated in the 12 July ...

E. Christa Farmer part of Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Workshop 08:Participant Profiles
E. Christa Farmer Geology Department Hofstra University 145 Gittleson Hall Hempstead, NY 11549 516.463.5566 516.463.5120(fax) geoecf@hofstra.edu Hello Hurricane - Climate Change "Workshop" participants, I ...