2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 7–10, 2004)
Session No. 210 Wednesday, 10 November 2004
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 603

T117. Innovative Approaches to Teaching “Geology of National Parks”: Tales from the Classroom, Field, Page, Web, and Beyond (GSA Geoscience Education Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

Robert J. Lillie, Carol J. Ormand and Joseph F. Reese, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
210-18:15 AM PARKS ARE CLASSROOMS: A PARK RANGER'S PERSPECTIVE: MATHIS, Allyson C., Grand Canyon National Park, PO Box 129, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023, allyson_mathis@nps.gov
210-28:30 AM KEEPING IT REAL: MAKING THE GEOLOGY OF THE NATIONAL PARKS RELEVANT FOR NON-SCIENCE MAJORS: ORMAND, Carol J., Department of Geology, Wittenberg Univ, Springfield, OH 45501, cormand@wittenberg.edu
210-38:45 AM USING MUSIC , VIDEOS AND FIELD TRIPS TO ENHANCE GEOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARK CLASSES: BURNS, Scott F., Geology, Portland State Univ, P. O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, burnss@pdx.edu
210-49:00 AM PARKS AND PLATES: THE USE OF PLATE TECTONIC CONCEPTS TO TEACH A COURSE ON GEOLOGY OF NATIONAL PARKS: LILLIE, Robert J., Department of Geosciences, Oregon State Univ, Wilkinson Room 104, Corvallis, OR 97331-5506, lillier@geo.oregonstate.edu
210-59:15 AM PARKS FROM SPACE: ALTERNATIVE VIEWS OF AMERICA’S PARKLANDS USING REMOTE SENSING IMAGERY AND ASTRONAUT PHOTOGRAPHS: REESE, Joseph F., Geosciences, Edinboro Univ of Pennsylvania, Cooper Hall, Edinboro, PA 16444, jreese@edinboro.edu
 9:30 AM Break
210-69:45 AM USING COMPUTER MODELING TO STIMULATE INTEREST AND LEARNING IN LARGE LECTURE COURSES: NORTON, Kevin P., School of Science, Penn State Erie - The Behrend College, Station Road, Erie, PA 16563-0203, kpn1@psu.edu
210-710:00 AM CRATERS OF THE MOON NATIONAL MONUMENT AND PRESERVE: USING DYNAMIC DIGITAL MAPPING TO EDUCATE, PRESERVE AND PROVIDE ACCESS FOR ALL: ROBINSON, Tiffaney L., Earth Science, Univ of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204-1099, tlrobinson@ualr.edu, WILLIAMS, Wendi J.W., Earth Sciences, Univ of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204-1099, OWEN, Doug, Craters of the Moon National Monument, P.O. Box 29, Arco, ID 83213, and CONDIT, Chris D., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003-9297
210-810:15 AM WEB-BASED RESOURCES TO SUPPORT TEACHING AND LEARNING ABOUT THE GREATER YELLOWSTONE ECOSYSTEM: CAPPS, D.L.1, KIRK, K.B.1, MOGK, D.W.1, and MANDUCA, C.A.2, (1) Dept. Earth Sciences, Montana State Univ, Bozeman, MT 59717, dennycapps@montana.edu, (2) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057
210-910:30 AM DESIGNING A NATIONAL PARK: DISCUSSIONS OF ISSUES SURROUNDING NATIONAL PARKS: AREHART, Greg B., Geological Sciences, Univ of Nevada, Reno, MS-172, Reno, NV 89557, arehart@unr.edu
210-1010:45 AM GEOLOGY SERVICE LEARNING IN LOCAL AND NATIONAL PARKS: FOOS, Annabelle, Geology Department, Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, afoos@uakron.edu, SHULTZ, Kelly, Geology Department, Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, and OWENS, Katharine, Curricular and Instructional Studies, Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44235-4205
210-1111:00 AM TEACHING WATERSHED PROCESSES IN THE PRESIDIO, AN URBAN NATIONAL PARK: KERN, Douglas, Urban Watershed Project, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129, dkern@kernsite.com and BERRY, William B.N., Earth and Planetary Science, Univ of California, 307 McCone MC 4767, Berkeley, CA 94720
210-1211:15 AM GEOLOGIC PARTNERSHIPS: DEVELOPING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND MEETING PARK NEEDS: HIGGINS, Robert D., Geologic Resources Division, National Park Service, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225-0287, bob_higgins@nps.gov

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