2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 1619, 2005)
Session No. 60 Sunday, 16 October 2005
6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Salt Palace Convention Center: Hall C

T104. It's About Time: Teaching the Temporal Aspects of Geoscience (Posters) (National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geoscience Education Division)

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60-11THE NEED FOR CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING CHANGE THROUGH TIME: NUHFER, Edward, Geosciences and Center for Teaching and Learning, Idaho State University, Campus Box 8010, Pocatello, ID 83201, nuhfed@isu.edu
60-22COLLEGE STUDENT CONCEPTIONS OF GEOLOGIC TIME: LIBARKIN, Julie C., Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, 316 Clippinger Labs, Athens, OH 45701, libarkin@ohio.edu, KURDZIEL, Josepha P., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, and ANDERSON, Steven W., 903 Pinedale Dr, Spearfish, SD 57783-1624
60-33THE CHRONOS ONLINE QUESTIONNAIRE ON GEOLOGIC TIME AND EARTH HISTORY FOR 6-12 GRADE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: A FIRST STEP TOWARDS A SUCCESSFUL COMMUNITY-BASED E&O PROGRAM: PARHAM, Thomas1, CERVATO, Cinzia2, REED, Joshua2, KEANE, Christopher M.3, PEART, Leslie4, ROSS, Robert M.5, SCOTCHMOOR, Judith G.6, SEBER, Dogan7, SNYDER, Walter S.8, and SPRINGER, Dale9, (1) Geosciences, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, thomas-parham@uiowa.edu, (2) Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, (3) American Geol Institute, 4220 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302-1502, (4) Joint Oceanographic Institutions, 1201 New York Ave NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005, (5) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, (6) UC Museum of Paleontology, Univ of California, 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building #4780, Berkeley, CA 94720-4780, (7) San Diego Supercomputer Center, Univ of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0505, La Jolla, CA 92093-0505, (8) Department of Geosciences, Boise State Univ, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, (9) Geography and Geosciences, Bloomsburg University, 400 E. Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
60-44THE EARTHTIME NETWORK: DEVELOPING A HIGH-RESOLUTION CALIBRATION OF EARTH HISTORY: BOWRING, Samuel A.1, ERWIN, Douglas H.2, CONDON, Daniel1, and SCHMITZ, Mark D.3, (1) Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, sbowring@MIT.EDU, (2) Dept of Paleobiology, MRC-121, National Museum of Natural History, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013, (3) Department of Geosciences, Boise State Univ, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725
60-55DELIVERING GEOCHRONOLOGICAL INFORMATION AT A NATIONAL SCALE: THE CANADIAN GEOCHRONOLOGY KNOWLEDGEBASE: VILLENEUVE, Mike and RICHARD, Linda, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, 610 Booth St, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada, Mike.Villeneuve@nrcan.gc.ca
60-66U-PB DATING OF CARBONATES: THE NEED FOR PETROGRAPHIC EVALUATION AND INTEGRATION OF UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE RESEARCH: RASBURY, E. Troy, Geosciences, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100, Troy.Rasbury@sunysb.edu and COLE, Jennifer M., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
60-77ON TIME: ACTIVE LEARNING WITH FISSION TRACK ANALYSIS: FAYON, Annia K., General College, University of Minnesota, 128 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, fayon001@umn.edu and WHITNEY, Donna L., Geology & Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455
60-88DETERMINING EARTHQUAKE RECURRENCE INTERVALS FROM TRENCH LOGS: A MULTI-FACETED, THOUGHT-PROVOKING EXERCISE FOR STUDENTS AT ALL LEVELS: CASHMAN, Patricia H., Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Nevada, Reno, Mail Stop 172, Reno, NV 89557, pcashman@mines.unr.edu and SIEH, Kerry E., Seismological Laboratory, MS 252-21, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125
60-99DENDROCHRONOLOGY FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: DETERMINING THE AGE AND PAST ENVIRONMENTS OF THE BLACK FOREST REGION, COLORADO, USA: GROGGER, Paul K., Geology, Univ of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150, pgrogger@uccs.edu
60-1010CORRELATING GEOCHRONOLOGY, LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY, BIOSTRATIGRAPHY, AND MAGNETOSTRATIGRAPHY: AN EXERCISE FROM THE MIOCENE BARSTOW FORMATION, CALIFORNIA: COLE, Jennifer M., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, jcole@ldeo.columbia.edu and RASBURY, E. Troy, Geosciences, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100
60-1111MODELING U-SERIES CONCORDIA/DISCORDIA USING STELLA: MENKING, Kirsten M., Department of Geology and Geography, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Avenue, VC Box 59, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0059, kimenking@vassar.edu
60-1212TEACHING GEOLOGIC TIME AND RATES OF LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION WITH DICE, SANDBOXES AND CUTTING-EDGE THERMOCHRONOLOGY: RUHL, Katharine W., Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, kruhl@mit.edu and RUHL, Shirley L., Science Department, West Perry High School, Elliottsburg, PA 17024
60-1313A GEOINFORMATICS APPROACH TO TEACHING OUR STUDENTS: USING THE QUATERNARY MAFIC POTRILLO VOLCANIC FIELD, SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE RIFT, TO BETTER UNDERSTAND COSMOGENIC HELIUM AND ARGON/ARGON GEOCHRONOLOGY IN CONTEXT WITH MULTIPLE GEOSPATIAL AND GEOCHEMICAL DATASETS: JACOBS, Christy S. and WILLIAMS, Wendi J.W., Earth Sciences, Univ of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204-1099, csjacobs@ualr.edu
60-1414TIME IN A DELTA: STRONG, Nikki1, FRIESEN, Benjamin2, CAMPBELL, Karen2, and PAOLA, Chris3, (1) Geology, Univ of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Mississippi River at 3rd Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, stro0068@umn.edu, (2) National Ctr for Earth-surface Dynamics, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, 2 Third Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, (3) National Center for earth-Surface Dynamics, Univ of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Mississippi River at 3rd Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
60-1515RATES OF GEOLOGIC PROCESSES AS AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOSCIENCE: CONRAD, Susan Howes, Math, Physical & Computer Science Dept, Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, conrad@sunydutchess.edu
60-1616LEARNING VISUALLY WITH HISTORIC "GEO-IMAGES": MASSEY, Christine A.1, BIERMAN, Paul R.2, LAVOIE, John-Paul3, MANDUCA, Cathy A.4, BERRIZBEITIA, Ines5, and HENRY, Justin5, (1) Geology Department, University of Vermont, 180 Colchester Avenue, UVM Geology, Burlington, VT 05405-1758, christine.massey@uvm.edu, (2) Geology Department and School of Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, (3) Geology Department, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, (4) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, (5) Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
60-1717TIME PROCESSED DIMENSIONS OF LANDSCAPES AS EXPERIENCED THROUGH HANDS-ON EXPLORATION AND REFLECTION: CUMMINGS, Michael L., Geology Department, Portland State Univ, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, cummingsm@pdx.edu, LINDSAY, Thomas C., Geology, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, and SHAW, Barbara J.
60-1818MASS SPECTROMETRY AND GEOLOGIC AGE MEASUREMENTS IN INTEGRATED STEM INSTRUCTION: HAMES, Willis, Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn Univ, Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, hameswe@auburn.edu
60-1919COMMUNICATING THE MEANING OF GEOCHRONOLOGIC AGE UNCERTAINTIES TO NON-SPECIALISTS: MILLER, Brent V., Department of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, TX 77843-3115, bvmiller@geo.tamu.edu
60-2020HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT WE KNOW? R@DIUS PROJECT: RESEARCH @ DMNS; INVESTIGATING & UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE: SULLIVAN, Gianna1, JOHNSON, Kirk2, BOWRING, Sam3, HALL, Tiffany1, and BAYSINGER, Dave4, (1) Education, Denver Museum of Nature & Sci, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, gsullivan@dmns.org, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature & Sci, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, (3) Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Mass Inst. of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MS 02139, (4) Technology, Denver Museum of Nature & Sci, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205
60-2121HOW SHOULD WE BE PRESENTING GEOLOGIC TIME IN MUSEUM EXHIBITS?: ALLMON, Warren D., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, wda1@cornell.edu and ROSS, Robert M., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
60-2222ITS ABOUT TIME AND OTHER EARTH HISTORY ACTIVITIES AT THE EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION NETWORK, KENTUCKY GEOLOGICAL SURVEY: GREB, Stephen F., Kentucky Geological Survey, Univ of Kentucky, 228 Mining and Mineral Resources Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, greb@uky.edu
60-2323MAKING TIME: EASY WAYS TO QUANTITATIVELY TEACH GEOLOGIC TIME IN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE COURSES: WENNER, Jennifer M., Geology Dept 800 Algoma Blvd, Univ of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901, wenner@uwosh.edu, MANDUCA, Cathryn, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, and BAER, Eric M., Geology, Highline Community College, P.O. Box 98000, Des Moines, WA 98198
60-2424SPREADSHEETS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM: USING GEOLOGIC TIME TO PROMOTE QUANTITATIVE LITERACY: STRINGER, C.E., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, cestring@mail.usf.edu, FRATESI, S.E., Geology, Univ of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, and VACHER, H.L., Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620
60-2525GEOCHRONOLOGY LAB FOR AN INTRODUCTORY PHYSICAL GEOLOGY COURSE: CRONIN, Vincent S., Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798-7354, Vince_Cronin@baylor.edu
60-2626A GEOCHRONOLOGY PUZZLE INTEGRATING RELATIVE AND ABSOLUTE AGE STUDIES IN INTRODUCTORY COURSES: FRIEHAUF, Kurt C.1, DILLIARD, Kelly2, and POPE, Michael C.2, (1) Dept. of Physical Sciences, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530, friehauf@kutztown.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-2812
60-2727ISLANDS AND TIME: AN INQUIRY-BASED EARTH HISTORY ASSIGNMENT: EYLES, Carolyn H., School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1 Canada, eylesc@mcmaster.ca
60-2828HALF-LIFE AND SPONTANEOUS DECAY IN THE CLASSROOM: GARDNER, Catherine, PYRTLE, Ashanti J., GREELY, Teresa, and IVEY, Sande, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 140 Seventh Avenue S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, cgardner@marine.usf.edu
60-2929TEACHING TIME IN LARGE INTRO CLASSES: AN ACTIVE APPROACH: RICHARDSON, Randall M., Geosciences, University of Arizona, Gould-Simpson 208, 1040 E 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721-0077, rmr@u.arizona.edu
60-3030HOW MUCH IS A MILLION? HOW BIG IS A BILLION? GETTING A HANDLE ON THE IMMENSITY OF GEOLOGIC TIME: BRANDT, Danita S., Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, brandt@msu.edu
60-3131VIEWING THE GEOLOGIC TIMELINE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE: MATTOX, Stephen R. and RICHARDSON, Lisa M., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State Univ, Allendale, MI 49401-9403, mattoxs@gvsu.edu
60-3232HUMANIZING SCIENCE TO IMPROVE UNDERGRADUATE GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION: SHORT STORIES ON GEOLOGIC TIME: CERVATO, Cinzia1, CLOUGH, Michael2, COLBERT, James T.3, DOMINO, Lynda4, OLSON, Joanne K.2, and WILSON, David B.4, (1) Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, cinzia@iastate.edu, (2) Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction, Iowa State Univ, N157 Lagomarcino, Ames, IA 50011, (3) Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, Iowa State Univ, 113 Bessey, Ames, IA 50011, (4) Dept. of History, Iowa State Univ, 625 Ross, Ames, IA 50011
60-3333IMPLEMENTING A CONSTRUCTIVIST TEACHING MODEL FOR CONCEPTUALIZING GEOLOGIC TIME: PECORE, John L., Science Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, jpecore@student.gsu.edu and SACKS, David, The Galloway School, Atlanta, GA 30342
60-3434BUILDING SCIENTIFIC LITERACY FOR GEOLOGIC TIME: BRAME, Roderic I., Earth Science, T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302, roderic.brame@acps.k12.va.us and SLATTERY, William, Geological Sciences Education, Wright State Univ, Dayton, OH 45435
60-3535DEEP TIME AND RATES OF CHANGE IN THE MIDDLE GRADES CLASSROOM: AN EFFORT TO INCREASE STUDENT UNDERSTANDING THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS: SIEWERS, Fredrick D.1, CARINI, Michael T.2, GELDERMAN, Richard2, MCGRUDER, Charles H.2, ROBERTS, Julia L.3, TYLER, Rico T.4, and WULFF, Andrew H.1, (1) Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, fred.siewers@wku.edu, (2) Physics and Astronomy, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, (3) Center for Gifted Studies, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, (4) Curriculum and Instruction, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066
60-3636SOUTH CAROLINA STUDIES: BRINGING THE GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE DOWN TO EARTH IN THE STUDENTS' BACKYARD: WAGNER, John R., Geological Sciences, Clemson University, 340 Brackett Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0919, jrwgnr@clemson.edu and HORTON, Robert M., Teacher Education, Clemson University, 405-B Tillman Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0708
60-3737AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH FOR TEACHING INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY: SCHIAPPA, Tamra A., Geography, Geology and the Environment, Slippery Rock Univ, Slippery Rock, PA 16057, tamra.schiappa@sru.edu
60-3838SUCCESSFUL UNIVERSITY STUDENT APPREHENSION OF BIOLOGICAL AND GEOLOGIC PROCESSES, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS IN A FIELD-ORIENTED NON-MAJOR PALEONTOLOGY COURSE: LINDSAY, Thomas C., Geology, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, tcl@pdx.edu, SHAW, Barbara J., Biology, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, and CUMMINGS, Michael L., Geology Department, Portland State Univ, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207

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