Elisabeth Ervin-Blankenheim

Front Range Community College

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Coal: The Geologic History of a Fossil Fuel and its Function in a Changing Climate part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Teaching Demos:Tuesday Teaching Demo Session A
In this experiential laboratory, students explore the fossil fuel, coal, its geologic origins, its role in plate tectonics, and the implications of burning coal for climate change. The lab contains a virtual field ...

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Teaching Deep Time Principles: Study Methodology and Phase I Survey Results part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday Oral Session A
Teaching deep-time concepts, especially geologic time, can help instructors impart an understanding of the big ideas in geology and the biography of the Earth to their students (Dodick, 2003a; Ervin-Blankenheim, ...

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The Wow Factor: Cutting Rocks to Engage Students part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2024:Program:Afternoon Mini-Workshops
Many of our students, including non-majors already bring an interest in rocks, crystals, or gems to their introductory-level geoscience classes. But traditional geology labs tend to focus on rock and mineral ...