Julia Nord

Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences

George Mason University

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Reworking preconceptions on water movement through soil. part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Friday A
Students watch a video with a series of experiments on how water travels through soils (loam, sand, clay) and other materials such as aggregates and organics (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ego2FkuQwxc). The ...

Creating and Destroying Limestone part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Friday B
Students pour 2 cm of limewater into a test tube. Using straws they blow into the limewater making a calcite precipitate (Part 1). After discussion, they repeat the process and the calcite disappears (Part 2). ...

Conference Presentations (3)

Thursday A: Recruiting, Retaining and Graduating our Students & Broadening Participation: Focusing on Student Development part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday A
Thursday A: Recruiting, Retaining and Graduating our Students & Broadening Participation: Focusing on Student Development ...

Service Learning in Field Mapping Techniques part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday A
Undergraduate research experiences have been linked to recruiting and retaining students in STEM fields. A base-level understanding of research and inquiry processes are needed for students to succeed in these ...

Assessment of Impact in Student Learning in Physical Geology using Learning Assistants. part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Tuesday
The University of Colorado at Boulder Learning Assistant (LA) program has been shown to be very successful in increasing grades and engaging students in large lecture classes, increasing retention in sciences and ...