2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28–31 October 2007)
Session No. 206 Wednesday, 31 October 2007
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Exhibit Hall E/F

Geoscience Education (Posters)

Authors will be present from 9 to 11 AM
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206-111A GIS EXERCISE FOR STUDENTS TO EVALUATE A PROPOSED SOLAR-HYDROELECTRIC POWER PROJECT IN THE QATTARA DEPRESSION, EGYPT: TEWKSBURY, Barbara J., Department of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, btewksbu@hamilton.edu
206-212QUESTIONING THE STUDENT PREPARATION, USE OF AND DESIRE FOR GEOSCIENCE PODCASTS: GUERTIN, Laura A., Earth Science, Penn State Delaware County, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, uxg3@psu.edu and BODEK, Matthew, Instructional Design Specialist, Penn State Delaware County, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063
206-313EXPANDING YOUR TEACHING STRATEGY: CONSIDERING THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN IN TEACHING GEOSCIENCES: KIRK, Karin B., Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, kkirk@carleton.edu, MANDUCA, Cathryn A., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, MOGK, David W., Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 200 Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, MCCONNELL, David A., Geology and Environmental Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, and KOBALLA, Thomas R. Jr, Department of Mathematics and Science Education, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
206-414ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION IN THE GEOSCIENCES: BRINGING OUR JOY TO OUR STUDENTS: FUHRMAN, Miriam, American Institutes for Research, Carlsbad, CA 92011, mfuhrman@att.net, HUSMAN, Jenefer, Division of Psychology in Education; Mary Lou Fulton College of Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0611, KRAFT, Katrien J., Department of Physical Science, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ 85202, SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, and SROGI, LeeAnn, Department of Geology/Astronomy, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383
206-515A NEW SURVEY TOOL FOR ASSESSING ATTITUDES ABOUT LEARNING GEOLOGY: THE COLORADO LEARNING ATTITUDES ABOUT SCIENCE SURVEY, GEOLOGY VERSION: STEMPIEN, Jennifer A., BAIR, Andrea R., and BUDD, David, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309, stempien@colorado.edu
206-616THE AFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO PEER-PRODUCED, GEOSCIENCE MOVIES: URBANO, Lensyl, Earth Sciences, University of Memphis, 204 Johnson Hall, Memphis, TN 38152, lurbano@memphis.edu and BATEMAN, Jeremy, Earth Sciences, Johnson Hall, Memphis, TN 38152
206-717THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN AND FRACTAL GENERATORS' IMPORTANCE TO HIGHER EDUCATION: NUHFER, Edward, Director of Faculty Development, California State University Channel Islands, 150 Cathedral Cove #33, Camarillo, CA 93012, ed.nuhfer@csuci.edu
206-818GENDER-RELATED CHANGE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS' INTEREST IN GEOLOGY COURSES: HOULTON, Heather R. and STEMPIEN, Jennifer A., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309, heather.houlton@colorado.edu
206-919GENDER AND RACE IN PHYSICAL GEOLOGY TEXTBOOKS: REINFORCING THE CAUCASIAN MALE STEREOTYPE OF GEOLOGISTS: MATTOX, Stephen R., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State Univ, Allendale, MI 49401-9403, mattoxs@gvsu.edu
206-1020PROMOTING DIVERSITY IN THE GEOSCIENCE WORKFORCE: AN AMS/NOAA/NSF PARTNERSHIP: BREY, James A.1, GEER, Ira W.2, WEINBECK, Robert W.2, and MORAN, Joseph M.2, (1) Geography and Geology, Univ of Wisconsin Fox Valley, 1478 Midway Road, Menasha, WI 54952-1297, jbrey@uwc.edu, (2) Education Program, American Meteorological Society, 1120 G Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005
206-1121PATHWAYS TO CAREERS IN THE EARTH SCIENCES: WEB-BASED ACADEMIC ROADMAPS: MURRAY, Daniel1, GROSSMAN-GARBER, Deborah2, VEEGER, Anne1, ENGLISH, Cathy3, PETERSSON, Katherine4, and HUSBAND, Tom5, (1) GEOSCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND, WOODWARD HALL, Kingston, RI 02881, dpmurray@uri.edu, (2) Office of Student Learning, Outcomes Asssessment, and Accreditation, University of Rhode island, Kingston, RI 02881, (3) Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Rhode island, Kingston, RI 02881, (4) Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Rhode island, Kingston, RI 02881, (5) Natural Resources Sciences, University of Rhode island, kingston, RI 02881
206-1222SCHOOL STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GEOSCIENCES: KING, Helen L., Subject Centre for Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Buckland House, Plymouth PL4 8AA United Kingdom, helen@helenkingconsultancy.co.uk
206-1323THE TARGETED GEOLOGY FIELD TRIP: A TOOL FOR RECRUITING NON-MAJORS FROM INTRODUCTORY COURSES: FLOOD, Tim P., Geology, Saint Norbert College, 100 Grant St, De Pere, WI 54115, Tim.Flood@snc.edu, HAM, Nelson R., Geology, Saint Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, DePere, WI 54115, and GORDON, Elizabeth A., Geology Department, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI 54115-2002
206-1424SUPPORTING STUDENT LEARNING OF GEOSCIENCE CONCEPTS THROUGH NON-TRADITIONAL MEANS: A PROTOTYPAL TEXTBOOK ON ART AND GEOLOGY: BATTLES, Denise A., School of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics, University of Northern Colorado, College of Natural and Health Sciences, Gunter Hall 1000, Campus Box 134, Greeley, CO 80639, denise.battles@unco.edu and HUDAK, Jane Rhoades, Department of Art, Georgia Southern University, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, P.O. Box 8142, Statesboro, GA 30460-8142
206-1525STUDENT BEHAVIOR, ATTITUDES, AND LEARNING USING IN-CLASS QUESTIONS WITH “CLICKERS” VS. A SHOW OF HANDS IN A LARGE INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSE: BAIR, Andrea R., STEMPIEN, Jennifer A., and BUDD, David A., Geological Sciences, University of Colorado - Boulder, UCB 399, Boulder, CO 80309, bair@colorado.edu
206-1626ACTIVELY ENGAGING STUDENTS IN CONCEPTUAL LEARNING: IMPLEMENTING “CONCEPT CHALLENGE” HOMEWORK IN LARGE INTRODUCTORY PHYSICAL GEOLOGY COURSES: MAYHEW, Lisa E. and BAIR, Andrea R., Geological Sciences, University of Colorado - Boulder, UCB 399, Boulder, CO 80309, lisa.mayhew@colorado.edu
206-1727ASSESSING THE EFFICACY OF STUDENT RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY IN AN OCEAN SCIENCE COURSE: BARNEY, Jeffrey A., Mallinson Institute for Science Education and Department of Geosciences, Western Michigan University, 3225 Wood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, jeffrey.a.barney@wmich.edu, PETCOVIC, Heather L., Department of Geosciences and the Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 1187 Rood Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, and KOMINZ, Michelle, Department of Geosciences, Western Michigan University, 1133 Rood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
206-1828QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF DFW RATES IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSE: ABSENTEEISM IS THE ROOT OF MOST EVIL: KELLEY, Michael S., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Herty Building, Statesboro, GA 30460, mkelley@georgiasouthern.edu, TRUPE, Charles H., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, and ASHER, Pranoti M., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460-8149
206-1929CREATING REALISTIC TESTS: GETTING STUDENTS TO THINK LIKE GEOSCIENTISTS: NICHOLLS, James W., REID, Leslie F., and STOUT, Mavis Z., Geoscience, University of Calgary, 844 Campus Place Northwest, Calgary, AB T2N1N4, Canada, jim.nicholls@shaw.ca
206-2030THRESHOLD CONCEPTS – A NEW APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THE WAY WE THINK AND PRACTICE IN THE GEOSCIENCES?: STOKES, Alison, Experiential Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), University of Plymouth, 3-15 Endsleigh Place, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, ajstokes@plymouth.ac.uk, KING, Helen L., Subject Centre for Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Buckland House, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, and LIBARKIN, Julie C., Department of Geological Sciences and Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI MI48824
206-2131UNDERSTANDING ICHNOLOGY: INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING TRACKING AND TRACKWAY ANALYSIS: WEBER, William Spencer, Mathematics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, wsweber@uwyo.edu and BREITHAUPT, Brent H., Geological Museum, Univirsity of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071
206-2232WIKIGEO101: A WIKI SITE FOR ENHANCING THE TEACHING OF INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE COURSES: AMATO, Jeffrey M., Department of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, MSC 3AB, PO Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003, amato@nmsu.edu
206-2333USING A "GLOBAL DESTINATIONS" GROUP PROJECT TO INVOLVE INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY STUDENTS IN ORAL PRESENTATION: RIEMERSMA, Peter1, PETERSON, Virginia L.1, and HESSLER, Angela M.2, (1) Geology Department, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401, riemersp@gvsu.edu, (2) Chevron Energy Technology Company, San Ramon, CA 94583
206-2434RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN NEOTECTONICS OF INCIPIENT CONTINENTAL RIFT ZONES FOR US UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE GEOSCIENCES STUDENTS IN BOTSWANA AND ZAMBIA: ATEKWANA, Estella A.1, MOSLEY, Kelsey1, MICKUS, Kevin2, MODISI, Motsoptse P.3, SHEMANG, Elisha3, MOLWALEFHE, Loago N.3, MOIDAKI, Moikwathai4, and ATEKWANA, Eliot1, (1) Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University, 105 Noble Research Center, Stillwater, OK 74078, kelsey.mosley@okstate.edu, (2) Dept. of Geosciences, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 65897, (3) Geology, University of Botswana, P.Bag UB 00704, Gaborone, Botswana, (4) Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, 127 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65401
206-2535INTEGRATING AUTHENTIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES INTO THE INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSE AT CARLETON COLLEGE: DAVIDSON, Cameron, Geology, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, cdavidso@carleton.edu
206-2636VISUALIZING GROUNDWATER FLOW BY MODIFYING A LABORATORY FLUME FOR USE AS A DARCY TUBE: FROST, Shelby J., GORECKI, Kimberly A., and SUMMA, Catherine L., Department of Geoscience, Winona State University, PO Box 5838, Winona, MN 55987, SJFrost7129@winona.edu
206-2737USING ON-CAMPUS MONITORING WELLS TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN CLASSROOM AND FIELD-SCALE LEARNING IN TWO UNDERGRADUATE HYDROGEOLOGY PROGRAMS IN THE U.S: IQBAL, Mohammad Z., Dept. of Earth Science, Univ of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, M.Iqbal@uni.edu and CHOWDHURY, Shafiul H., Dept. of Geological Sciences, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561
206-2838USING ANALOG MODELING TO MEASURE STUDENT COMPREHENSION: SERPA, Laura F., Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University, El Paso, TX 79968, lfserpa@utep.edu
206-2939EVALUATING THE PEDAGOGICAL VALUE OF USING STUDENT-MANIPULATED MODELS IN A LARGE, UNDERGRADUATE, EARTH SCIENCE CLASS: GRAY, Kyle, Curricular and Instructional Studies, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, krg10@uakron.edu, STEER, David, Department of Geology, Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, MCCONNELL, David, Geology and Environmental Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, OWENS, Katharine, Curricular and Instructional Studies, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, and KNIGHT, Catharine, Educational Foundations and Leadership, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325
206-3040CRATERS IN THE CLASSROOM: MEASURING LEARNING FROM MAKING CRATERS: TRAUB-METLAY, Suzanne, Fiske Planetarium - Dept. Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 408 UCB - Regent Drive, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0408, suzanne.metlay@colorado.edu, SCHWEITZER, Andrea, Education & Public Outreach, Little Thompson Observatory, PO Box 930, Berthoud, CO 80513, LYNDS, Susan, CIRES Education & Outreach Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, 449 UCB - 30th Street, University of Colorado, Boulder, 80309-0449, and LACROSSE, Jeremy, Department of Learning Services, St. Vrain Valley School District, Learning Services Center, 401 South Pratt Parkway, Longmont, CO 80501
206-3141THE UNITED STATES POLAR ROCK REPOSITORY: A RESOURCE FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION: GRUNOW, Anne and CODISPOTI, Julie E., Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, codispoti.8@osu.edu
206-3242INQUIRY-BASED TEACHING OF SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY USING THE “DELTA-BOX”: BARTEK, Louis Robert III, Geological Sciences, Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 3315 Mitchell Hall, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315, bartek@email.unc.edu
206-3343USING UNKNOWN SAND SAMPLES FOR A LARGE-SCALE, SEDIMENTATION-STRATIGRAPHY CLASS PROJECT, AND LINKAGE TO INTRODUCTORY COURSES: VIDETICH, Patricia E. and NEAL, William J., Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401, videticp@gvsu.edu
206-3444MICROFOSSIL CLASSROOM ACTIVITY TO FACILITATE ACTIVE LEARNING AND THE NATURE OF SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL EARTH AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: SOWARDS, Susan L., Science Dept, Blennerhassett Jr. High, 444 Jewell Rd, Parkersburg, WV 26104, ssowards@access.k12.wv.us
206-3545WHY AREN'T WE DOING THIS? THE VALUE OF CIRCULAR POLARIZATION IN PETROGRAPHY AND PHOTOMICROSCOPY: JORDAN, Brennan T., Department of Earth Science, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, Brennan.Jordan@usd.edu
206-3646THE IMPACT OF INTEGRATING COOPERATIVE-LEARNING STRATEGIES IN A GRADE 11-12 GEOLOGY COURSE AT A DIVERSE SUBURBAN HIGH SCHOOL: AWAD, Aida, Science, Maine Township High School East, 2601 Dempster, Park Ridge, IL 60068, aawad@maine207.org
206-3747AN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION RADON PROJECT FOR YOUNG STUDENTS IN A SCHOOL OF THE NORTHEAST OF PORTUGAL: MARQUES, Rosa, GOMES, Celeste, and PEREIRA, Alcides, Department of Earth Sciences, Coimbra University, Largo Marquês de Pombal, Coimbra, 3000-272, Portugal, romualdo@ci.uc.pt
206-3848INTRODUCING CURRENT GEO-SKILLS AND TECHNOLOGY: MAP READING, THE COMPASS, GPS AND GIS IN AN 8TH GRADE WORLD GEOGRAPHY CLASSROOM: THE GK-12 PROJECT AND IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY, POCATELLO, IDAHO: MICHALEK, Milana, Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 South 8th Ave., Stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209, michmila@isu.edu
206-3949ASSESSING GEOSCIENCE CONTENT KNOWLEDGE OF IN-SERVICE SCIENCE TEACHERS: BURD, Angee V., Greenville Elementary School, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, aburd@ebrschools.org, HENRY, Janet M., Northwest High School, Opelousas, LA 70570, and FERRELL, Ray E., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E235 Howe-Russell Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
206-4050ENHANCING TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE OF GEOSCIENCE CONCEPTS: OWENS, Katharine, Curriculum and Instructional Studies, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4205, kowens@uakron.edu and MCCONNELL, David, Department of Geology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, dam6@uakron.edu
206-4151TEACHING TEACHERS THROUGH FIELD EXPERIENCES: A STUDY ON THE EARTH-SYSTEM APPROACH FOR EARTH SCIENCE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT: HOWLEY, Robyn A.1, JOHNSON, Kimberly A.1, and CAMPBELL, Brett D.2, (1) Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 South Maryland Parkway, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, kimberly.johnson@unlv.edu, (2) Office of Academic Assessment, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 451099, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1099
206-4252PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS: FOUR YEARS EXPERIENCE IN EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE FOR K-9 TEACHERS: OUGHTON, John, Earth Science Division, Science Department, Century College, 3300 Century Ave. North, Room 3070 W, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, ought001@umn.edu, NAM, Younkyeong, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, 60 Peik Hall, 159 Pillsbury Drive, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, and FINLEY, Fred, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, 370 Peik Hall, 157 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
206-4353GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION: MURRAY, Kent S., Natural Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128, kmurray@umich.edu
206-4454DESIGNING AND CREATING EARTH SCIENCE LESSONS WITH GOOGLE EARTH - A TEACHERS MANUAL: KLUGE, Steve, Earth Science/Education, Fox Lane High School/Purchase College, SUNY, 12 Whittier Hills Drive, North Salem, NY 10560, steve.kluge@gmail.com and PATRICK, Drew, Science Department, Fox Lane High School, Route 172, Bedford, NY 10506
206-4555INCORPORATING GIS INTO A TRADITIONAL GEOSCIENCES CURRICULUM: TEWKSBURY, David A., Department of Geology, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, dtewksbu@hamilton.edu
206-4656GEOLOGIC MAPPING STRATEGIES OF NOVICES AND EXPERTS AS EVIDENCED THROUGH GPS TRACK AND MAP ANALYSIS: BAKER, Kathleen M., Department of Geography, Western Michigan University, 3219 Wood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, kathleen.baker@wmich.edu, LIBARKIN, Julie C., Department of Geological Sciences and Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, libarkin@msu.edu, and PETCOVIC, Heather L., Department of Geosciences and the Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 1187 Rood Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
206-4757DIRECT AND PHOTOGRAMMETRIC REPLICATION OF LATEX-MOLDED TRACKWAYS FROM TOADSTOOL GEOLOGIC PARK, NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA, U.S.A: LEITE, Michael B.1, LAGARRY, Hannan E.1, BREITHAUPT, Brent H.2, and MATTHEWS, Neffra A.3, (1) Physical and Life Sciences, Chadron State College, 1000 Main Street, Chadron, NE 69337, mleite@csc.edu, (2) Geological Museum, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, (3) National Science and Technology Center, USDOI-Bureau of Land Managment, Denver, CO 80225
206-4858WEB RESOURCES FOR TEACHING GEOCHEMICAL INSTRUMENTATION AND ANALYSIS: MOGK, David, Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 200 Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, mogk@montana.edu, CLARK, Christine E., Dept. of Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, DUTROW, Barbara, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, GOODGE, John, Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812, HENRY, Darrell, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, KETCHAM, Richard, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, C-1100, Austin, TX 78712-0254, MUELLER, Paul, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32601, SWAPP, Susan, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071-3006, VERVOORT, Jeff, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Washington State University, P.O. Box 642812, Pullman, WA 99164, and WIRTH, Karl, Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
206-4959FINDING SPACE IN SECOND LIFE, NASA'S LRO/LCROSS MISSION EXHIBIT HALL: IRETON, M. Frank, Lanham, MD 20706, fireton@mac.com
206-5060INTEGRATING BLOGS, PODCASTS, AND WIKIS INTO GEOLOGY CLASSES: TAKING THE CONVERSATION BEYOND THE CLASSROOM: SCHOTT, Ronald C., Department of Geosciences, Fort Hays State University, FHSU Geosciences, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601, rschott@fhsu.edu
206-5161ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND REMEDIATION OF THE FORMER MANUFACTURED GAS PLANT IN ONEONTA, NY: A GROUP WEB PROJECT IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY CLASS: VISLOVA, Tatiana, Earth Sciences, SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY 13820, vislovt@oneonta.edu
206-5262USING STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHS ON GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIPS AS A BEHAVIORAL PROXY FOR NOVELTY SPACE: GARNER, Kelsey and ELKINS, Joe, Bowling Green, OH 43402, kelso983@yahoo.com
206-5363A HYBRID APPROACH TO GEOLOGY ON THE WEB: ALDEN, Andrew, About.com, Oakland, CA 94611, alden@andrew-alden.com
206-5464REVISITING "A CIVIL ACTION" A DECADE LATER-A NEW TOOL FOR INTEGRATIVE STUDIES: SVITANA, Kevin, Department of Life and Earth Science, Otterbein College, One Otterbein College, Westerville, OH 43081, ksvitana@otterbein.edu and BAIR, E. Scott, School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 125 South Oval Mall, Mendenhall Laboratory, Columbus, OH 43210
206-5565TEACHING AN ONLINE OCEANOGRAPHY LABORATORY COURSE USING THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY ONLINE OCEAN STUDIES CURRICULUM: HAMS, Jacquelyn E., Earth Science and Anthropology, Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91401, hamsje@lavc.edu
206-5666WEB-BASED RESOURCES FOR TEACHING SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY: KIRK, Karin B., Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, kkirk@carleton.edu, MACDONALD, Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, BENISON, Kathleen, Geology, Central Michigan University, 314 Brooks Hall, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859, CHAN, Marjorie, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Univ. of Utah, 135 S. 1460 E. Rm 719, Salt LakeCity, UT 84112, HICKSON, Thomas, Geology, Univ of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105, and PAOLA, Christopher, Univ Minnesota - Twin Cities, 310 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0219
206-5767WEB-BASED RESOURCES FOR TEACHING PHASE EQUILIBRIA: PERKINS, Dexter, Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, 81 Cornell Street Stop 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202-8358, dexter_perkins@und.edu, MOGK, David, Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 200 Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, BALDWIN, Julia, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Montana, 32 Campus Dr #1296, Missoula, MT 59812-1296, BRADY, John, Dept Geology, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, DAVIDSON, Cameron, Geology, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, HIRSCH, David, Dept. of Geology, Western Washington University, 516 High St., MS9080, Bellingham, WA 98225, KOZIOL, Andrea M., Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2364, TEASDALE, Rachel, Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University-Chico, 400 W. 1st Street, Chico, CA 95929-0205, WIRTH, Karl, Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105, and WHITNEY, Donna, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455
206-5868THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF GEOSCIENCE CAREERS AND EDUCATION: NEW ONLINE RESOURCES FROM BUILDING STRONG GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENTS: ORMAND, Carol J., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, cormand@geology.wisc.edu, MANDUCA, Cathryn, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, MACDONALD, R. Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, FEISS, P. Geoffrey, Office of the Provost, College of William and Mary, The Brafferton, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23185-8795, and BRALOWER, Timothy, Dept. of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, State College, PA 16802
206-5969A GEOSCIENCE COLLABORATION AMONG MINORITY INSTITUTIONS: MORRIS, Penny1, AUSTIN, Shermane2, JOHNSON, Leon2, SALGADO, Carlos3, and WALTER, Donald4, (1) Geology Department, Univ of Houston Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, penny.morris-smith-1@nasa.gov, (2) Department of Physical, Environmental and Computer Sciences, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY 11225, (3) Department of Physics, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA 23504, (4) Department of Biological and Physical Sciences, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115
206-6070CONTRIBUTION OF SPREADSHEETS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM MODULES TO UNDERGRADUATE GEOLOGY COURSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – HISTORY AND NEW DIRECTIONS: MCGEE, Dorien Kymberly1, STRINGER, Christina E.1, FURMALL, Ali2, HARDEN, Judy1, CONNOR, Charles1, and VACHER, H.L.1, (1) Department of Geology, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SCA 528, Tampa, FL 33620, dmcgee@cas.usf.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403
206-6171PLANET EARTH, AN OWNERS MANUAL: SCIENTIFIC LITERACY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSE FOR NON-SCIENCE STUDENTS: BENNINGTON, J. Bret, Department of Geology, 114 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140, geojbb@hofstra.edu and KOCH, Janice, Department of Curriculum and Teaching, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549
206-6272GEOSCIENCE COURSES IN KEENE STATE COLLEGE'S NEW INTEGRATIVE STUDIES CURRICULUM: NIELSEN, Peter A., Department of Geology, Keene State College MS 2001, 229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03435-2001, pnielsen@keene.edu
206-6373URBAN ISSUES INTEGRATED INTO HYDROGEOLOGY COURSES: THE CAMPUS WELLS PROGRAM: RIVERS COLE, Jennifer S., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Northeastern University, 14 Holmes Hall, Boston, MA 02129, j.cole@neu.edu and ROSEN, Peter S., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Northeastern University, 14 Holmes Hall, Boston, MA 02115
206-6474THE BLACK HILLS NATURAL SCIENCES FIELD STATION (SDSMT): FIELD GEOLOGY AND GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM IN THE 21ST CENTURY: UZUNLAR, Nuri, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. St. Joseph Street, Dept. of Geol/ GeolE, SDSM&T, Rapid City, SD 57701, nuri.uzunlar@sdsmt.edu, LISENBEE, Alvis L., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School Mines & Technology, 501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995, and PATERSON, Colin J., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 East Saint Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
206-6575GLOBAL NUCLEAR LEARNING NETWORK: GOODELL, Philip C., Department of Geology, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968, goodell@geo.utep.edu and HOWARI, Fares M., Geological Science Department, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W University Ave, El Paso, Texas, TX 79968
206-6676GEOSCIENCES CERTIFIED FIELD TRAINING COURSE PEMEX-UANL/FCT: A SUCCESSFUL CASE OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: DE LEON GOMEZ, Hector1, RAMIREZ FERNANDEZ, Juan Alonso1, POLA SIMUTA, Cosme1, CHAPA GUERRERO, Jose Rosbel1, TREVIÑO CAZARES, Adalberto1, OCEGUERA SERRANO, Bertha Patricia2, GARCIA MAR, Andres2, and LIMON GONZALEZ, Mario2, (1) Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, AP 104, Linares, 67700, Mexico, hdeleon@mail.uanl.mx, (2) Pemex Exploracion y Produccion, Boulevard Adolfo Ruiz Cortines 1202, Fraccionamiento Oropeza, Villahermosa, 86030, Mexico
206-6777EDUCATING CITIZENS ABOUT EARTH RESOURCE ISSUES: THE NEED FOR AN INTERDISCIPLINARY , GLOBAL APPROACH: MYERS, James D., Geology & Geophysics, Univeristy of Wyoming, Department 3006, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, magma@uwyo.edu and MASSEY, Garth, International Studies Program, University of Wyoming, Department 3293, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82701
206-6878ENHANCING INQUIRY-BASED EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE EDUCATION AT MULTIPLE LEVELS: IMPLEMENTING GLOBE HIGHER EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS: DODGE, Rebecca L., Geosciences, University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118, rdodge@westga.edu
206-6979A COLLABORATIVE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION: CURRICULA DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION FROM THE 2006-07 E-MRGE GK-12 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, BELEN, NEW MEXICO: SALEM, Anthony C., Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131-1116, acsalem@unm.edu, SNIDER, Jessica R., Biology, University of New Mexico, 167 Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and ORPHAL, Kim, Belen Middle School, 314 S 4th St, Belen, NM 87002
206-7080ENGAGING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENTIFIC THINKING USING A LABORATORY FLUME TO CREATE ANALOG MODELS OF GEOLOGIC PHENOMENA: SUMMA, Catherine L., WENDT, Ashly L., LIONE-SEATON, Barrett B., LENTZ, Brian C., GORECKI, Kimberly A., FROST, Shelby J., and ELLIOTT, Kellie S., Department of Geoscience, Winona State University, PO Box 5838, Winona, MN 55987, csumma@winona.edu
206-7181THE JANE COLLABORATIVE: SCIENCE IN THE PUBLIC SQUARE: CARLSON, Elizabeth C. Belin, Education, Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61193, Betsy.carlson@burpee.org

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