2003 Seattle Annual Meeting (November 25, 2003)
Session No. 173 Tuesday, November 4, 2003
1:30 PM-3:30 PM, Washington State Convention and Trade Center: 2A

T42. Enhancing the Earth Science Content Knowledge of Elementary School Teachers

Barbara M. Manner, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
173-11:30 PM USING EARTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE TO IMPROVE THE SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS CONTENT AND PEDAGOGICAL SKILLS OF PRESERVICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: HALL, Frank1, BUXTON, Cory2, and THOMPSON, Wendell1, (1) Geology & Geophysics, Univ of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148, ashflow99@yahoo.com, (2) Curriculum and Instruction, Univ of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70148
173-21:45 PM EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A CLASSROOM AND FIELD-BASED CURRICULUM IN SEDIMENTATION AND CHANGE THROUGH TIME FOR PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: RIGGS, Eric M. and TRETINJAK, Christina A., Department of Geological Sciences and Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego State Univ, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-1020, eriggs@geology.sdsu.edu
173-32:00 PM CONVECTION: AN EXCELLENT THEME FOR AN EARTH SCIENCE COURSE FOR PROSPECTIVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: BYKERK-KAUFFMAN, Ann, Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State Univ, Chico, 400 W. 1st St, Chico, CA 95929-0205, abykerk-kauffman@csuchico.edu.
173-42:15 PM ACQUISITION OF EARTH SCIENCE CONTENT THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS: MANNER, Barbara M., Physics/Education, Duquesne Univ, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, manner@duq.edu.
173-52:30 PM THE EARTH SCIENCE STORYBOOK PROJECT: USING MENTORED CREATIVE WRITING TO ENHANCE THE EARTH SCIENCE CONTENT KNOWLEDGE OF PRESERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: LUSK, Mary1, BICKMORE, Barry R.1, CHRISTIANSEN, Eric1, SUDWEEKS, Richard2, and BOTHELL, Tim3, (1) Geology, Brigham Young Univ, S389 ESC, Provo, UT 84602, mkg28@geology.byu.edu, (2) Instructional Psychology and Technology, Brigham Young Univ, 150 MCKB, Provo, UT 84602, (3) Faculty Center, Brigham Young Univ, 4450 WSC, Provo, UT 84602
173-62:45 PM UNDERSTANDING EARTH SCIENCE THROUGH SCIENTIFIC MODELS: KUSNICK, Judi, California State Univ, Sacramento, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, kusnickje@csus.edu, PASSMORE, Cynthia, School of Education, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616, POTTER, Wendell H., Physics Dept, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616, BEAUCHAMP, Arthur, CRESS Center, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616, and ZOLLER, Kendall, Geology Department, California State Univ, Sacramento, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819
173-73:00 PM TEACHERS, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, SOCIETY AND INDUSTRY WORKSHOP: A MODEL OF TEACHING THROUGH APPLICATION: DARRELL, James H. II, Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern Univ, Statesboro, GA 30460, JDarrell@GaSoU.edu and SCHRIVER, Martha L., Department of Teaching and Learning, Georgia Southern Univ, Statesboro, GA 30460

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