2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM
Session No. 248 Tuesday, 7 October 2008
8:00 AM-6:00 PM, George R. Brown Convention Center: Exhibit Hall E

Geoscience Education (Posters)

Authors will be present from 4 to 6 PM
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248-1113Acid Mine Drainage Research as a Tool for Teaching Geochemistry and Hydrogeology: POPE, Jeanette K., Geosciences, DePauw University, 213 Julian, 602 College Ave, Greencastle, IN 46135, jpope@depauw.edu
248-2114An Earth Science Course for Pre-Service Teachers: TOTTEN, Iris, Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, itotten@ksu.edu
248-3115An Interdisciplinary Program to Encourage and Prepare Students for Environmental Research: THOMPSON, Douglas M., Physics, Astronomy and Geophysics, Connecticut College, Box 5585, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320, dmtho@conncoll.edu and ASKINS, Robert A., Biology, Connecticut College, Box 5461, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320
248-4116ANDRILL Lake Coring Outreach VEnture (ALCOVE): Bringing Sediment Core Research into Middle and High School Classrooms: POUND, Kate S., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, St. Cloud State University, WSB-44, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301, kspound@stcloudstate.edu, MYRBO, Amy, Limnological Research Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, NOREN, Anders, LacCore, University of Minnesota, 500 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, and BRADY, Kristina, LacCore, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455
248-5117Can You Dig It? Using Paleontology In the GK-12 Classroom to Develop Student Research and Communication Skills: SHROAT-LEWIS, René A., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, The University of Tennessee, 306 Earth and Planetary Sciences Building, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, rshroatl@utk.edu, SUMRALL, Colin D., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, CORDELL, Larry, Halls Middle School, 4317 E. Emory Road, Knoxville, TN 37938, and HORN, Sally, Department of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
248-6118Classroom Observation Methodologies to Assess Student Engagement: LUDWIG, Matthew A.1, PETCOVIC, Heather2, and FYNEWEVER, Herb1, (1) The Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 3325 Wood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, matthew.a.ludwig@wmich.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences and The Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 1187 Rood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
248-7119College Students' Understanding of Geological Concepts: Earth Structure and Processes: MERLE-JOHNSON, Dominike and ABELL, Sandra, Curriculum and Instruction:Science Education, University of Missouri-Columbia, 303 Townsend Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, dmk99@mizzou.edu
248-8120Designing Successful Undergraduate Research Experiences In Systematic Paleontology: ANDERSON, Deborah K., Biology Discipline, Division of Natural Sciences, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI 54115, deborah.anderson@snc.edu
248-9121Linking Evolution and Climate: Past and Present: LINDSAY, Thomas C.1, WALSH, Maud M.2, GUSEY, Aili1, and JAMSJA, Niina1, (1) Department of Geology, Portland State University, POBox 751, Portland, OR 97207, tcl@pdx.edu, (2) School of Plant, Environmental, & Soil Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
248-10122Making Interdisciplinary Connections: Geology and Archaeology in the Peloponnese: PATRICK, Andrew, Geosciences, Fox Lane High School, PO Box 390, Route 172, Bedford, NY 10506, apatrick1258@bcsdny.org
248-11123Ocean Sciences GIS Exercise - Visualizing High Resolution Oceanographic Data Sets: TEWKSBURY, David A., Department of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, dtewksbu@hamilton.edu
248-12124Optimization of, and Measuring Student Gains in, An Introductory Geoscience Lab Course: GILLEY, Brett Hollis and HARRIS, Sara, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada, bgilley@eos.ubc.ca
248-13125Partnering for Environmental Education: WALSH, Maud M.1, LOE, Vicki R.2, and DICHARRY, James G.1, (1) School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences, Louisiana State Univ, 104 Sturgis Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2110, evwals@lsu.edu, (2) Office of Response and Restoration, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
248-14126Post-Instruction Alternative Conceptions about Plate Tectonics Held by Non-Science Majors: CLARK, Scott, Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, skclark@msu.edu and LIBARKIN, Julie, Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, Geosciences Department, East Lansing, MI 48824
248-15127Quantitative Evaluation of Student Response Systems in Lecture Hall Oceanography Classes: BANKS, Jonathan C. and SMITH, Matthew C., Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, 241 Williamson Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611, jbanks@ufl.edu
248-16128Researching Threshold Concepts: Ways of Thinking and Practising In Geoscience: KING, Helen, Higher Education Consultant, 2202 Yardley Court, Alexandria, VA 22308, helen@helenkingconsultancy.co.uk and 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
248-17129Student Attitudes Relative to Scientific Inquiry, Evolution, and Creationsim In Introductory Science Courses at a Small College In West Virginia: CRISP, Edward L., Geology Dept, West Virginia Univ at Parkersburg, 300 Campus Dr, Parkersburg, WV 26104, Ed.Crisp@mail.wvu.edu
248-18130Student Difficulties with Groundwater and Oil Storage: Do Textbook Visualizations Support (Mis)Conceptions?: BAIR, Andrea, Geological Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, UCB 399, Boulder, CO 80309-0399, bair@colorado.edu
248-19131Teaching Scientific Habits of the Mind: MOGK, D.W., Dept. Earth Sciences, Montana State Univ, Bozeman, MT 59717, mogk@montana.edu
248-20132Weaving the Curriculum Tapestry: Modifying Upper Level Courses to Facilitate Integration across the Geology Program: SKALAC, Priscilla Field and CARRIGAN, Charles W., Physical Sciences, Olivet Nazarene University, One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914, pskalac@olivet.edu
248-21133What Can Social Learning Theory Tell Us about Fieldwork?: 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
248-22134G-Camp for Teachers – Introducing 4TH – 12TH Grade Teachers to Current Geological Knowledge In a Field Setting: A Partnership Between Academia and Industry: GIARDINO, John R.1, SCHROEDER, Carolyn2, VITEK, John D.3, GIARDINO, Mary F.4, REGMI, Netra3, and ZHUANG, Kelin3, (1) Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, Campus 3408, College Station, TX 77843-2261, rickg@tamu.edu, (2) TAMU-CS Regional Collaborative, Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, (3) Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, (4) Sam Houston Elementary, Bryan Independent School District, Bryab, TX 77802
248-23135Candy-Bar Analogy: An Inquiry Approach to Introducing Relative Age and the Four Principles of Stratigraphy: STEWART, Alexander K., Department of Physics, Angelo State University, ASU Station #10904, San Angelo, TX 76909-0904, akstewart@angelo.edu
248-24136Undergraduate Preservice Elementary Teachers Create and Publish Humorous Cartoons Focused on Earth Features and Global Warming Graph Interpretation Teaching Materials: RULE, Audrey C.1, SALLIS, Derek A.2, HALLAGAN, Jean3, SHAFFER, Barbara3, and DONALDSON, J. Ana4, (1) Curriculum and Instruction, University of Northern Iowa, 631 Schindler Education Center, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, audrey.rule@uni.edu, (2) Instructional Design, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, (3) Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126, (4) Educational Technology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614
248-25137Nasa's Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program (PGGURP): The Value of Undergraduate Geoscience Internships: GREGG, Tracy K.P., Department of Geological Sciences, The University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 876 Natural Sciences Complex, Buffalo, NY 14260, tgregg@geology.buffalo.edu
248-26138Engaging Alumni In Undergraduate Geoscience Education: The St. Lawrence University Geology Alumni Conference, a Case Study: CHRISTOFFERSEN, R., 11806 Orchard Mountain Dr, Houston, TX 77059, srchristo@sbcglobal.net, ERICKSON, J.M., Geology Department, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, EPPLER, D.B., 1243 Indian Autumn Trace, Houston, TX 77062, MCELFRESH, S., 11540 Clematis Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, STANDISH, R.P., Haley & Aldrich, Inc, 800 Connecticut Blvd., Suite 100, East Hartford, CT 06108-7303, and EPPLER, D.T., 86 Kibling Hill Road, Strafford, VT 05072
248-27139Public-Friendly Access to on-Line Collections Data: The UI Paleontology Repository's Digital Image Project: BAILEY, Tawny L., ADRAIN, Tiffany, and BUDD, Ann, Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, tawny-bailey@uiowa.edu
248-28140Training in Seismic and Tsunami Hazards: Preparing Indonesia for Their Next Event: MILKEREIT, Claus, Earthquakes and Volcanism, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, 14473, Germany, online@gfz-potsdam.de and MOOONEY, Walter, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025
248-29141Encouraging Girls in Geologic Pursuits through the Early Exposure to the Highly Visible Field of Volcanology: HUTCHINSON, Kathryn A., Department of Earth Science and Geography, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, kathrynhutchinson7@gmail.com and GOEKE, Elizabeth R., Department of Earth Sciences and Geography, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
248-30142Teaching Southern Nevada Geology: An Inquiry-Based Teacher Workshop on Local Geology: RUDD, Lawrence P., Education, Nevada State College, 1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002, lawrence_rudd@nsc.nevada.edu and ROWLAND, Steve, Geoscience, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154
248-31143Introducing Inquiry-Based Approaches to Earth Science Education through the Use of “Teacher-Friendly Guides” to Regional and Local Systems: KISSEL, Richard A.1, ROSS, Robert M.1, and DUGGAN-HAAS, Don2, (1) Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, rak256@cornell.edu, (2) Education, Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
248-32144Afghanistan Training Course in Earth Science and Resource Assessments: MOONEY, Walter, USGS, 345 MIddlefield Rd, MS 977, Menlo Park, CA 94025, mooney@usgs.gov, BOHANNON, Robert G., U.S. Geological Survey, MS-980, Box 25046, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, and MEDLIN, Jack, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 917, Reston, VA 20192
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248-34146Integrating Google Earth into Undergraduate GIS Education: PASLAWSKI, Cynthia, Natural Sciences, University of Michigan - Dearborn, 39717 Peters, Canton, MI 48187, cpaslaws@umd.umich.edu and NAPIERALSKI, Jacob, University of Michigan - Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen, Dearborn, MI 48124
248-35147Karst Field School and Research Experience: Undergraduate Involvement in the 16th International Karstological School and Geomicrobiology Research in Slovenia: DONNELLY, Brendan M.1, HUBER, Kathryn G.1, BRANNEN, Kathleen M.1, BERGERON, Philip G.1, MULEC, Janez2, ROSSMASSLER, Karen E.3, CAMPBELL, Barbara J.3, and ENGEL, Annette Summers1, (1) Dept of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E235 Howe-Russell Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, bdonne2@lsu.edu, (2) Karst Research Institute ZRC SAZU, Titov trg 2, Postojna, SI-6230, Slovenia, (3) College of Marine and Earth Studies, University of Delaware, 224 Cannon, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958
248-36148Integrating the Affective Domain into Community Outreach for Motivating Disaster Preparedness: GOWAN, Monica E., Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, monica.gowan@canterbury.ac.nz, KIRK, Ray, Health Sciences Centre, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, JOHNSTON, David, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, GNS Science/Massey University, PO Box 30 368, Lower Hutt, 5040, New Zealand, and RONAN, Kevin, Department of Behavioural & Social Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, 4702, Australia
248-37149Shortening the Distance: Considering the Affective Domain in Distance Learning: KIRK, Karin, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, kkirk@carleton.edu
248-38150Geologic Time-Line Activity Offers a Way to Teach Evolution Based on Scientific Evidence and Gives Students An Understanding of the Reason Creationism Cannot Be Taught in the Science Classroom: SOWARDS, Susan L., Science Dept, Blennerhassett Jr. High, 444 Jewell Rd, Parkersburg, WV 26104, ssowards@access.k12.wv.us
248-39151Using Online Role Playing to Demonstrate Impracticability of Reponses to An Earthquake Scenario: AIDE, Christine N., Geoscience, Southeast Missouri State Univ, 1 Universtiy Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, ccaide@semo.edu

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