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. 348
Thursday, 9 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

T172. Outdoor Classrooms for Water Resources Education

Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Susan Howes Conrad, Kirsten Menking and John A. Conrad, Advocates
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Start Time
8:00 AM
Using the Outdoors to Teach Students from Elementary School through College about Surface and Subsurface Water
HLUCHY, Michele M., Geology and Environmental Studies, Alfred University, 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802, fhluchy@alfred.edu, fhluchy@alfred.edu
8:20 AM
Hands-on Approaches to Place-Based Learning about Water Resources through the NSF-BSI GK-12 Program
BRUCKNER, Monica Z., Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, 200 Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59715 and HARDER, Jeremy, Ophir School, 45465 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730, monica.bruckner@gmail.com, monica.bruckner@gmail.com
8:35 AM
Teaching Introductory Hydrology using the Hobbs Brook Reservoir Wateshed in Eastern Massachusetts as a Case Study
DAVIS, P. Thompson1, TARY, Anna K.2, DOWLING, Edward3 and VARGA, Peter3, (1)Dept. Natural and Applied Sciences, Bentley College, Waltham, MA 02452-4705, (2)Dept. Natural and Applied Sciences, Bentley College, Waltham, MA 02452, (3)Cambridge Water Department, 250 Fresh Pond Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138, pdavis@bentley.edu, pdavis@bentley.edu
8:50 AM
Data-Driven Analysis of the Hydrologic Balance
RITTER, John B., Geology, Wittenberg University, P.O. Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501, jritter@wittenberg.edu, jritter@wittenberg.edu
9:05 AM
9:20 AM
Concepts and Tools for Outdoor Classrooms to Characterize Soil Water in the Vadose Zone: Applications of Hydrology and Hydrological Geophysics
HERMANCE, John F., Environmental Geophysics/Hydrology, Brown University, Department of Geological Science, 324 Brook Street, Providence, RI 02912-1846, John_Hermance@Brown.Edu, John_Hermance@Brown.Edu
9:40 AM
Incorporating Watershed Studies into the Gustavus Environmental Studies Program
BJELLAND, Mark1, JEREMIASON, Jeff1, CARLIN, Joel1, TRIPLETT, Laura1 and LADIG, Kathryn2, (1)Environmental Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082, (2)Dept. of Geology, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN 56082, mbjellan@gustavus.edu, mbjellan@gustavus.edu
9:55 AM
Using Wetlands as a Natural Laboratory In the Middle School Classroom: An Example from the University of Tennessee National Science Foundation GK-12 Program
HAMILTON, Jorene L., Dept. of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920 and TILLETT, Ann, Carpenters Middle School, Maryville, TN 37803, jhamil28@utk.edu, jhamil28@utk.edu
10:10 AM
Water EducaTion for Alabama's Black Belt (WET): Hands-on Laboratory and Field Exercises for K-12 Students and Teachers
LEE, Ming-Kuo1, WOLF, Lorraine2, HARDESTY, Kelli1, BEASLEY, Lee1, SMITH, Jena3, ADAMS, Lara3, STONE, Kay4 and BLOCK, Dennis4, (1)Geology and Geography, Auburn University, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, (2)Department of Geology and Geography, Auburn University, Auburn University, AL 36849, (3)College of Education, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, (4)Environmental Institute, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, Leeming@auburn.edu, Leeming@auburn.edu
10:25 AM
10:40 AM
Outdoor Classrooms: Development of a Cross Disciplinary, Watershed Based Approach at Binghamton University
GRANEY, Joseph R., Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13850, jgraney@binghamton.edu, jgraney@binghamton.edu
11:00 AM
Field-Based Learning “In the Center of It All”: Applied Hydrogeology at ESU's on-Campus Hydrogeology Teaching and Research Station
SCHULMEISTER, Marcia K., Earth Science Department, Emporia State University, 1200 Commercial St., Box 4030, Emporia, KS 66801, mschulme@emporia.edu, mschulme@emporia.edu
11:15 AM
The Florida River Project: Using Watershed Monitoring to Teach Introductory Earth Systems Science
HANNULA, Kimberly A.1, HEERSCHAP, Lauren2, CARY, Jeffrey2, KENNY, Ray2 and NEWMAN, Daniel2, (1)Department of Geoscience, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, (2)Department of Geoscience, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO 81301, hannula_k@fortlewis.edu, hannula_k@fortlewis.edu
11:30 AM
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