Kena Fox-Dobbs


University of Puget Sound

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Activities (2)

Geochemical Clues and Biological Insights: Characterizing the Importance of Salmon in Northwest Streams part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Activities
Students use geochemical tools used to track the presence of marine (salmon) derived nutrients in the terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems of creeks where salmon spawn. They also explore pros and cons of hatchery-raised salmon.

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Dendrochronology: Linking life and climate in the past part of Paleontology:Activities
In this exercise students explore; 1) how climate variables influence tree growth on historical and/or geological timescales, and 2) how climatic records are generated from biogenic chronologies. The exercise ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Polar ENgagement through GUided INquiry (PENGUIN) part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Oral Sessions:Oral Session I
Including climate-related topics in the classroom is crucial to the education of the next generation and has the potential to enhance student interest. The polar regions play an important role in climate change and ...