Callan Bentley

Annandale

Geology

Northern Virginia Community College

Callan Bentley is an assistant professor of geology at Northern Virginia Community College.

Workshop Leader, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

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Course Modules (2)

Unit 3: Geologic Record of Past Climate part of Carbon, Climate, and Energy Resources
Students will be introduced to a few of the different methods used in paleoclimatology, including isotopic ratios as paleotemperature proxies. They will investigate the greenhouse gas connections of two ancient ...

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Unit 2: The Carbon Cycle part of Carbon, Climate, and Energy Resources
Students will explore the different aspects of the carbon cycle on Earth. This includes the original source of all the carbon on our planet, the near ubiquity of carbon, the six principle reservoirs of carbon in ...

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Activities (4)

The Panama Passageway: Using the PBDB to constrain the timing and extent of the The Great American Biotic Interchange part of Introductory Courses:Activities
Students learn how to use the online Paleobiology Database to map changes in the distribution of fossil vertebrates in the Americas through time. They will generate distribution maps for several key fossil groups ...

Course (1)

GOL 135: Field Studies in Geology - Geology of the Billy Goat Trail part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Courses
One-day field trip course with pre-trip reading and post-trip essay. This field trip will examine the geology of Maryland's Bear Island, considering the metamorphic and igneous rocks exposed by the river, ...

Essays (2)

Callan Bentley, Northern Virginia Community College part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching About Earth Online Workshop:Essays
From your experience, what practices make for excellent online Earth Science learning? Interactive, rich, user-driven exploration of real geoscience data. Students should get opportunities to get geoscience ...

Geology at NOVA: Important ideas that are failing to reach everyone part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Broadening Access to the Earth and Environmental Sciences:Essays
Callan Bentley, Math, Science and Engineering, Northern Virginia Community College Part I: No plan for minorities, and the data show it At Northern Virginia Community College's Annandale campus, we have no ...

Conference Presentations (5)

Friday Session B part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Friday B
Friday Session B Your Account Earth Educators' RendezvousAlbuquerque, NM July 17-21, ...

Other Contributions (7)

Marine Geology Using GEODE part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Morning Workshops:Marine Geology Using GEODE
Marine sediments and the geology of the ocean basins are important content topics in all oceanography courses. However these can be "dry" topics to teach, and may be difficult for students to appreciate. ...