Rebecca Freeman

Earth and Environmental Sciences

University of Kentucky

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Conference Presentations (4)

Mystery Marine Organisms: Teaching Marine Ecology with Charismatic Megafauna...and Overlooked Microorganisms part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
In introductory oceanography, as in all introductory courses, learning a new discipline necessarily requires familiarity with associated terminology. Yet while most students will enthusiastically construct ...

A PBL Approach to Linking Environmental Awareness with Geoscience Content at a STEM High School part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
The Lexington STEAM Academy is a STEM-focused high school that promotes project-based learning at all levels and in all disciplines. Complementing these efforts, the Earth and Environmental Sciences department at ...

Leveraging Prior Student Experience to Understand the Unique Nature of Water in an Introductory Oceanography Class part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
Understanding the water molecule and the unique properties of water is essential to understanding many phenomena in oceanography. An active-learning activity draws on students' prior knowledge and observations ...

A Departmental Open House for Increased Engagement and Recruiting of General Education Geoscience Students part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Thursday
The University of Kentucky Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences teaches several 100-level courses, primarily for non-science majors. These large-enrollment courses are taught in large lecture halls that ...