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. 309
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM

T185. Teaching with New Tools: Visualizations, Models, Online Data, Games, and More (Posters)

National Association of Geoscience Teachers

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Drilling into Science: A Hands-on Cooperative Learning Oil Exploration Activity Designed for Middle School and High School Students
NEITZKE, Lauren C.1, ROUSSEAU, Teresa2 and GAVIN, Diane2, (1)Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, 610 Taylor Road, Wright-Reiman Labs, Piscataway, NJ 08854, (2)Crossroads South Middle School, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, lneitzke@eden.rutgers.edu, lneitzke@eden.rutgers.edu
Teaching with New Tools: On-Line Data, Visualizations, Models
KIRK, Karin1, LECKIE, R. Mark2, MANDUCA, Cathryn A.1, ORMAND, Carol J.3, BUHR, Susan M.4 and REYNOLDS, Stephen J.5, (1)Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, (2)Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, (3)Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, (4)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0216, (5)Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, kkirk@carleton.edu, kkirk@carleton.edu
Antarctica: Teaching and Learning through a 3D Anaglyph Map
POUND, Kate S., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, St. Cloud State Univ, WSB-44, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301 and MORIN, Paul J., National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, University of Minn Department of Geology and Geophysics, 310 Pillsbury Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55455, kspound@stcloudstate.edu, kspound@stcloudstate.edu
Japan's Balloon Bomb Attacks on North America - a GIS Exercise for Forensic Geology
TEWKSBURY, David A., Department of Geosciences, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, dtewksbu@hamilton.edu, dtewksbu@hamilton.edu
Exploring Past and Future Climate Change Using EdGCM
SOHL, Linda E., NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies / Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025 and CHANDLER, Mark, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Columbia University, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, les14@columbia.edu, les14@columbia.edu
Tracking Tectonic Plates: An Introductory-Level Exercise in Testing Plate Tectonics by Two Independent Methods
GOODELL, Laurel P., Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, laurel@princeton.edu, laurel@princeton.edu
Teaching Geographic Literacy Using Astronaut Photography and Google Earth
STEFANOV, William L. and WILKINSON, M. Justin, Image Science & Analysis Laboratory/ESCG, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, william.l.stefanov@nasa.gov, william.l.stefanov@nasa.gov
Using the Online Paleobiology Database to Teach Important Historical Geology Concepts to Introductory Undergraduate Students
TERRIEN, Jessica J. and WALL, Heather L.B., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, 204 Heroy Geology Lab, Syracuse, NY 13244, jjterrie@syr.edu, jjterrie@syr.edu
Integrating Virtual Globe Research Applications into the Educational Curriculum
PRAKASH, Anupma, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, P.O. Box 757320, Fairbanks, AK 99775, BAILEY, John E., Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 909 Koyukuk Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6020 and WEBLEY, Peter, Arctic Region Super Computing Centre (ARSC), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), 909 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, prakash@gi.alaska.edu, prakash@gi.alaska.edu
Web-Based and GIS-Based Curricula Developed with Support from the NASA Earth Observing System Higher-Education Alliance ("GeoBrain") at Middle Tennessee State University
ABOLINS, Mark and WYLIE, Miller, Department of Geosciences, Middle Tennessee State University, Box 9, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, Mark.Abolins@mtsu.edu, Mark.Abolins@mtsu.edu
The Math You Need When You Need It: Web-Based Modules to Help Students Succeed in Introductory Geoscience Courses
BAER, Eric M.D., Geology, Highline Community College, MS 29-3, 2400 S 240th, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, WENNER, Jennifer M., Geology Department, Univ of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901 and BURN, Helen E., Mathematics Department, Highline Community College, 2400 S. 240th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, ebaer@highline.edu, ebaer@highline.edu
Classroom Electronic Presentation beyond Powerpoint: Enhancing Conceptual and Quantitative Understanding
EATON, Timothy T., School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, Timothy.Eaton@qc.cuny.edu, Timothy.Eaton@qc.cuny.edu
Using An Internet-Enabled Software Package to Teach Plate Tectonics and Science Writing to Non-Science Majors
THOMAS, Sabina F., Biology & Geology, Baldwin-Wallace College, 275 Eastland Road, Berea, OH 44017 and PROTHERO, William A., 2106 Las Canoas, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, prothero@geol.ucsb.edu, prothero@geol.ucsb.edu
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