2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (2831 October 2007)
Session No. 20 Sunday, 28 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 601

T129. Teaching Climate Change and Energy Issues in the Classroom: An Imperative for Educated Citizens and Geoscientists I (National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division)

George T. Stone and Andrew M. Buddington, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
20-18:05 AM TEACHING A MOVING TARGET: RUDDIMAN, William F., Environmental Sciences, Univ of Virginia, Clark Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903, wfr5c@virginia.edu
20-28:25 AM GLOBAL CLIMATE MODELS IN THE CLASSROOM: TOOLS FOR EXPLORING THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY POLICIES: CHANDLER, Mark A., Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University, NASA/GISS, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, mac59@columbia.edu, SOHL, Linda E., Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, and MANKOFF, Ken, CCSR, Columbia University, NASA/GISS, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
20-38:45 AM CLIMATE INSTABILITY: HEALTH PROBLEMS AND HEALTHY SOLUTIONS: EPSTEIN, Paul Robert, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive, 2nd Floor East, Boston, MA 02215, paul_epstein@hms.harvard.edu
20-49:05 AM UNDERSTANDING THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE STABILIZATION: GOODSTEIN, Eban, Economics, Lewis & Clark College, Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR 97219, eban@lclark.edu
20-59:25 AM KEY CONCEPTS FOR COMMUNICATING THE ESSENCE AND URGENCY OF THE GLOBAL-WARMING CHALLENGE: STONE, George T., Physical Science, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 700 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443, stoneg@matc.edu
 9:40 AM Break
20-69:55 AM GLACIERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION: GRANSHAW, Frank Douglas, 1) Physical Science / 2) Geology, 1) Portland Community College / 2) Portland State University, Portland, OR 97213, fgransha@pcc.edu
20-710:10 AM GLACIER SURFACE FIELD EXPERIENCES AND GIS TRAINING PROVIDE ALASKA'S SCIENCE TEACHERS WITH CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR USE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOMS: CONNOR, Cathy L.1, PRAKASH, Anupma2, BERNER, Logan1, HEAVNER, Matthew1, and HOOD, Eran1, (1) Natural Sciences, University Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, cathy.connor@uas.alaska.edu, (2) Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, P.O. Box 757320, Fairbanks, AK 99775
20-810:25 AM THE COLUMBIA RIVER AND CLIMATE CHANGE: CONNECTING GEOLOGY WITH SOCIETY ON A REGIONAL SCALE: DAWES, Ralph L., Earth Sciences, Wenatchee Valley College, 1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801, rdawes@wvc.edu
20-910:40 AM SHARING THE SCIENCE OF CLIMATE ONLINE AND CONNECTING WITH VARIOUS AUDIENCES THROUGH WINDOWS TO THE UNIVERSE: GARDINER, Lisa1, JOHNSON, Roberta2, RUSSELL, Randy1, LAGRAVE, Marina1, BERGMAN, Jennifer1, GENYUK, Julia1, FOSTER, Susan1, and HENDERSON, Sandra1, (1) Office of Education and Outreach, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307, egardine@ucar.edu, (2) Atmospheric and Environmental Science, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222
20-1010:55 AM Paper Withdrawn
20-1111:10 AM INTERFACING RENEWABLE ENERGY STUDIES WITH THE TRADITIONAL EARTH SCIENCE CURRICULUM AT EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: LOXSOM, Fred1, SCHROEDER, Timothy2, and DRZEWIECKI, Peter1, (1) Environmental Earth Science Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, loxsomf@easternct.edu, (2) Natural Sciences, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington, VT 05201
20-1211:25 AM INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY ISSUES INTO THE TRADITIONAL EARTH SCIENCE CURRICULUM AT EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: SCHROEDER, Timothy1, LOXSOM, Fred2, and DRZEWIECKI, Peter2, (1) Natural Sciences, Bennington College, 1 College Drive, Bennington, VT 05201, tschroeder@bennington.edu, (2) Environmental Earth Science Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
20-1311:40 AM COAL, CHINA & KYOTO: A CASE STUDY ILLUSTRATING THE GEOLOGIC, ECONOMIC AND GLOBAL ASPECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND INTERNATIONAL POLICY: MASSEY, Garth, International Studies Program, University of Wyoming, Department 3293, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82701, gmmassey@uwyo.edu and MYERS, James D., Geology & Geophysics, Univeristy of Wyoming, Department 3006, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071
 11:55 AM Concluding Remarks

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