Earth Science and Geography
Jill S. Schneiderman, Professor of Earth Science at Vassar College teaches courses in introductory earth science, sedimentology, environmental justice, the Anthropocene, and feminist approaches to science and technology. She is editor of The Earth Around Us: Maintaining a Livable Planet, as well as three other books that reflect her commitment to interdisciplinary earth science education. Her current area of research is microplastics in terrestrial environments.
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Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources part of Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean freshwater. This is accomplished by ...
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Virtual field trip to Giant's Causeway, Ireland part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
This online assignment takes the students on a virtual field trip to Giant's Causeway in northern Ireland. It begins with a brief video of the geological site, includes some questions relevant to the history ...
A Science Writing Seminar on Geology and Justice part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
Jill S. Schneiderman, , Vassar College I taught my first multidisciplinary "Earth System and Environmental Justice" course in 1997 after winning a National Science Foundation Curriculum Development Grant ...
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Precambrian chert. Stromatolites. part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Rock and Mineral Exchange:Postings
Jill Schneiderman, Vassar College email@example.com Description of Desired Specimens I would like stromatolite samples identified by location. I would also like chert that shows evidence of microbial life in ...