2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 16–19, 2005)
Session No. 124 Monday, 17 October 2005
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Salt Palace Convention Center: Hall C

Geoscience Education (Posters)

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124-119SUMMER FIELD COURSE OFFERINGS IN GEOLOGY AND BIOLOGY AT EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND BEYOND: THOMSON, Jennifer A., Department of Geology, Eastern Washington Univ, 130 Science Building, Cheney, WA 99004-2439, Jennifer.Thomson@mail.ewu.edu, BUCHANAN, John P., Department of Geology, Eastern Washington Univ, 130 Science, Cheney, WA 99004, and SCHWAB, Suzanne, Department of Biology, Eastern Washington University, 258 Science Building, Cheney, WA 99004
124-220WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF AN EARTH MATERIALS COURSE: HEFFERAN, Kevin P., Geography and Geology, Univ of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI 54481, kheffera@uwsp.edu and O'BRIEN, John, Geoscience Department, New Jersey City State University, Jersey City, NJ 07305
124-321LEARNING TO TEACH IN THE FIELD: SCHERER, Hannah H. and METCALF, James R., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2115, hscherer@pangea.stanford.edu
124-422COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION OPENS DOORS TO OPPORTUNITIES: WILLIAMS, Wendi J.W., Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, wjwilliams@ualr.edu
124-523USING EXCEL TO ADDRESS THE MATH PHOBIA ENCOUNTERED IN TEACHING HYDROGEOLOGY: LAHM, Terry D., Capital University, 1 College and Main, Columbus, OH 43209, tlahm@capital.edu
124-624STREAM RESTORATION: A COURSE RUNS THROUGH IT: LORD, Mark, ALLMENDINGER, Nicholas E., WATERS-TORMEY, Cheryl, CALDWELL, Erik, and YURKOVICH, Steven, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources Management, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, yurkovich@wcu.edu
124-725CONTINUING EDUCATION ON STREAM RESTORATION IN THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS: A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN DIVERSE ACADEMICS, EXPERIENCED PRACTITIONERS, AND A STATE AGENCY: KITE, J. Steven1, PETTY, J. Todd2, HARMAN, William A.3, FORTNEY, Ronald H.4, ANDERSON, James T.2, GRAY, Donald D.4, and CARTE, Neal5, (1) Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia Univ, PO Box 6300, Morgantown, WV 26506, jkite@wvu.edu, (2) Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program, West Virginia Univ, PO Box 6125, Morgantown, WV 26506, (3) Buck Engineering, 8000 Regency Parkway, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27511, (4) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia Univ, PO Box 6103, Morgantown, WV 26506, (5) WV Division of Highways, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Building 5 Room 454, Charleston, WV 25305
124-826SKYDUST: ASSESSING PLANET EARTH'S HEALTH BY MONITORING THE PARTICULATES THAT SETTLE UPON HER: SAMMONS, James, 271 Hamilton-Allenton Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852, jimsa@cox.net, MURRAY, Daniel, GEOSCIENCES, Univ OF RHODE ISLAND, WOODWARD HALL, Kingston, RI 02881, PETERFREUND, Alan R., Peterfreund Consulting, 30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002, and KORTZ, Karen M., Physics Department, Community College of Rhode Island, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865
124-927BUILDING LONG-TERM TEACHER ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS: FIFTEEN YEARS OF THE BAY AREA EARTH SCIENCE INSTITUTE: METZGER, Ellen P., Department of Geology, San Jose State Univ, San Jose, CA 95192-0102, metzger@geosun.sjsu.edu and SEDLOCK, Richard L., Geology, San Jose State Univ, San Jose, CA 95192-0102
124-1028ONLINE LEARNING ENHANCES GEOSCIENCE CONTENT AND TEACHING STRATEGIES FOR K-12 EDUCATORS: MESSINA, Paula, Geology, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0102, pmessina@geosun.sjsu.edu
124-1129WEST (WATER, THE ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE, AND TEACHING): IMPLEMENTING INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING IN K-12 CLASSROOMS: PETERSEN, E.U.1, GODSEY, H.S.1, ALI-ADEEB, J.1, CHAPMAN, D.S.1, COHEN, L.2, HYNEK, S.A.1, MADDEN, L.3, MILWARD, L.4, O'GRADY, S.5, and ZANNO, L.4, (1) Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah, 135S. 1460E., RM 719, Salt Lake City, UT UT84112-0111, petersen@earth.utah.edu, (2) Dept. of Meteorology, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (3) Salt Lake City School District, 440 E First South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, (4) Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah, 1390 E. President's Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (5) Department of Biology, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0111
124-1230AN EARTH-SYSTEMS APPROACH FOR FULFILLMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-SCIENCE MAJORS: SCI 156, INTEGRATED GEOLOGY/BIOLOGY, AT RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE: ATKIN, Steven A.1, JORGENSEN, Colleen2, and ZEILER, Kathryn G.1, (1) Natural Sciences, Red Rocks Community College, 13300 W. 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228, kate.zeiler@rrcc.edu, (2) V.P. Instructional Services, Red Rocks Community College, 13300 W. 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228
124-1331EARTH CORE: A PROGRAM GEARED TO HELPING 6TH GRADE SCIENCE TEACHERS IN THE ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS IMPLEMENT NEW EARTH SCIENCE STANDARDS: CHRISTENSEN, Beth A., Geology, Georgia State Univ, 340 Kell Hall, Atlanta, GA 30303, geobac@panther.gsu.edu and HANNA, Nydia Rodriguez, Middle and Secondary Education and Instructional Technology, Georgia State University, College of Education Room 683, Atlanta, GA 30303
124-1432DEVELOPING PARTNERSHIPS: STRATEGIES FOR GEOSCIENCE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION: TOTTEN, Iris1, TOTTEN, Matthew1, and CRANE, Steve2, (1) Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, itotten@ksu.edu, (2) Department of Sciences, Dodge City Community College, 2501 N 14Th Ave, Dodge City, KS 67801
124-1533USING VIRTUAL GEOTRIPS AND A LOCAL GEOLOGY COURSE THEME AS TOOLS FOR STUDENT INVESTIGATION: PETERSON, VL., KUREK, J., and RINKE, J., Geology Department, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401, petersvi@gvsu.edu
124-1634WEB-BASED INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES ON THE IMPACTS OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ON NATIVE AMERICAN LANDS: KLAUK, Erin E., Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 200 Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, erinklauk@montana.edu and MOGK, David, Earth Sciences, Montana State Univ, Bozeman, MT 59717
124-1735USING A SCIENTIST/TEACHER PARTNERSHIP TO ENHANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM AND STUDENT LEARNING: WURSTNER, Signe K.1, HERR, Cheryl2, ANDREWS, Gregg L.3, FEASTER, Kathy A.4, ESTES, Jeffrey C.4, WILLCUTS, Peggy M.5, and ENNOR, Susan K.6, (1) Environmental Characterization and Risk Assessment, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS K9-36, Richland, WA 99352, signe.wurstner@pnl.gov, (2) Pioneer Middle School, 450 Bridge St, Walla Walla, WA 99362, (3) Business Support Systems, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS K7-70, Richland, WA 99352, (4) Science Education Programs, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS K5-12, Richland, WA 99352, (5) Walla Walla School District, 421 S. 4th St, Walla Walla, WA 99362, (6) Writing Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS K1-01, Richland, WA 99352
124-1836MANAGING YOUR CAREER: ON THE CUTTING EDGE RESOURCES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS, POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS, AND EARLY CAREER FACULTY: MACDONALD, R. Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, rhmacd@wm.edu, DUNBAR, Robyn Wright, Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-3087, and TEWKSBURY, Barbara, Department of Geology, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323
124-1937“FILLING THE GAPS” IN GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION STANDARDS USING SCIENTIST/TEACHER PARTNERSHIPS: WILLCUTS, Peggy M.1, WIEDA, Karen J.2, ESTES, Jeffrey C.2, GOODWIN, Shannon M.3, HORTON, Duane G.4, and REIDEL, Stephen P.4, (1) Walla Walla School District, 421 S. 4th St, Walla Walla, WA 99362, pwillcuts@wwps.org, (2) Science Education Programs, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS K5-12, Richland, WA 99352, (3) Advanced Radioanalytical Chemistry, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS P7-07, Richland, WA 99352, (4) Environmental Characterization and Risk Assessment, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PO Box 999, MS K6-75, Richland, WA 99352
124-2038FITTING RESEARCH PROJECTS INTO THE CLASSROOM: SEDIMENTATION-STRATIGRAPHY COURSE PROJECTS AT GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, ALLENDALE, MICHIGAN: VIDETICH, Patricia E., Geology Department, Grand Valley State University, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401, videticp@gvsu.edu
124-2139CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY FIELD SCHOOL: WENAS CREEK MAMMOTH SITE - INITIAL DISCOVERY AND INVESTIGATION: BARTON, Bax R.1, SHAPLEY, Jake T.2, LUBINSKI, Patrick M.2, LILLQUIST, Karl3, and UEBELACKER, Morris3, (1) Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington/Seattle, Box 351360, Seattle, WA 98195-1360, baxqrc@u.washington.edu, (2) Anthropology and Museum Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (3) Geography and Land Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926
124-2240CREATING INTERACTIVE AND COMPUTER-GRADED LEARNING MATERIALS FOR THE INTERNET: INTEGRATING YOUR MATERIAL INTO AN LMS WITH SCORM: GILDNER, Raymond F., Department of Geosciences, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, gildnerr@ipfw.edu
124-2341MATHPATCH - A JUST-IN-TIME APPROACH TO TEACHING QUANTITATIVE SKILLS AND REDUCING ATTRITION IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE COURSE: BAER, Eric M.1, WHITTINGTON, Carla1, BURN, Helen2, and GILBERT, Lisa3, (1) Geology, Highline Community College, MS 29-3, P.O. Box 98000, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, ebaer@highline.edu, (2) Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University Of Michigan School of Education, 610 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259, (3) Williams-Mystic, 75 Greenmanville Road, PO Box 6000, Mystic, CT 06355
124-2442STUDENT PEER INSTRUCTION OF GENERAL GEOLOGY LABORATORIES: SUCCESS FOR VISUAL LEARNERS: ANDERSON, K.1, KELTY, T.2, RYLAND, T.1, BRENNER, J.1, and PERRY, B.1, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840, kgeologylab@aol.com, (2) Department of Geological Sciences & Department of Science Education, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840
124-2543MEMORIZATION, LEARNING AND CRITICAL THINKING IN GEOSCIENCE USING THE MINERALS OF BOWEN'S REACTION SERIES: WHALEY, Peter W., Department of Geosciences, Murray State Univ, Wilson Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3047, peter.whaley@murraystate.edu
124-2644QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF DATA IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOHAZARDS COURSE: BAER, Eric M.1, WHITTINGTON, Carla1, WILSON, Dusty2, OSTRANDER, Tina J.3, HIGLEY, Rus4, and WALLACE, Logan3, (1) Geology Department, Highline Community College, P.O. Box 98000, MS 29-3, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, ebaer@highline.edu, (2) Department of Mathematics, Highline Community College, P.O. Box 98000, MS 15-1, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, (3) Computer Information Systems and Computer Science Department, Highline Community College, P.O. Box 98000, MS 29-3, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, (4) Biology Department, Highline Community College, P.O. Box 98000, MS 29-2, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800
124-2745REAL (REGIONAL AND LOCAL) EARTH SYSTEM INQUIRY: A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS: DUGGAN-HAAS, Donald, Department of Educational Studies, Colgate University, 418 Alumni Hall, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, dugganhaas@mail.colgate.edu, ROSS, Robert M., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, rmr16@cornell.edu, and HUMBERT, S. Elizabeth, Paleontological Rsch Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
124-2846A COMBINED ART AND GEOLOGY WORKSHOP IN SOUTHWESTERN FRANCE: GRALL-JOHNSON, Hélène M., Liberal Studies Department, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, 1600 Pierce St, Denver, CO 80214, hgrall-johnson@rmcad.edu
124-2948THE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP: PRESERVING THE OUTCROP WHILE ENHANCING THE LEARNING: MOLINEUX, Ann, Texas Memorial Museum, University of Texas at Austin, 2400 Trinity, Austin, TX 78712, annm@mail.utexas.edu

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