Steve Whitmeyer

Geology and Environmental Science

James Madison University

Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Pangaea Breakup part of GEODE:GEODE Teaching Resources
A Google Earth animation files was developed to show the Pangaea breakup. The animation is utilized to illustrate the evidence for plate tectonics and plate motion. Three student exercises are build around this ...

Fold Analysis Challenge part of GEODE:GEODE Teaching Resources
The Fold Analysis Challenge (FAC) uses Google Earth and a customized Google Earth interface to help students visualize the orientations of eroded dipping sedimentary layers and to visualize the geometries of folds ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Technology for Teaching Geoscience Onsite and Online part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Geoscientists face challenges when it comes to teaching with technology. Although our discipline is highly visual, it is also very physical and tactile. We traditionally map geological contacts on foot, record ...

Interactive, Web-Based Geoscience Education Resources part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
The geosciences are highly visual, and benefit greatly from computer visualizations, but also stress hands-on and tactile student experiences. Digital methodologies are recent additions to a toolkit of skills ...

Other Contributions (2)

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 ...

Field Camp for a Technological World part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Panel Discussions
Incorporating cutting edge technologies in field camps and course experiences is highly rewarding for students and often very challenging for instructors. Geodetic tools such as GPS, terrestrial laser scanning, ...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Eastern Section

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant