Krista Larsen

Science Education Resource Center (SERC)

Carleton College

I am part of the SERC webteam where I work to build webpages and support workshops.  I also am involved with evaluation projects at SERC.  

Prior to working for SERC, I was a high school science teacher for four years.  I have a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Colorado State University and a B.A. in Biology from St. Olaf College, just across the river from Carleton.

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Greenhouse Effect Lab part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
In this lab, students measure temperature changes inside soda bottles (one with CO2 added, the other with only air inside) as incandescent light is shined on them to model the Greenhouse Effect.

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Global Warming Graph Analysis part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
Students interpret a variety of graphs from IPCC reports to learn the details of climate change.

Conference Presentation (1)

Replicating the effects ongoing treatment through sustained networks: the Impact of the On the Cutting Edge Professional Development Program for Geoscience Faculty (CE) on faculty learning about teaching part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
An interview study of 15 geoscience faculty characterized how some Cutting Edge (CE) workshop participants develop networks of support to sustain changes in teaching, following a workshop experience. These networks ...