2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October 3 November 2010)
Session No. 208 Tuesday, 2 November 2010
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 201

T45. Energy Education in the Geoscience Classroom: Preparing Future Citizens, Scientists, and Policy Makers (GSA Geoscience Education Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

James D. Myers, Karin B. Kirk, Fred Loxsom, Devin N. Castendyk and Glenn A. Richard, Presiding
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208-11:30 PM A PORTAL TO UNDERGRADUATE MATERIALS FOR TEACHING ABOUT ENERGY FROM ON THE CUTTING EDGE: KIRK, Karin B.1, MANDUCA, Cathryn A.1, MYERS, James D.2, and LOXSOM, Fred3, (1) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, kkirk@carleton.edu, (2) Geology & Geophysics, Univeristy of Wyoming, Department 3006, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, (3) Environmental Earth Science Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
208-21:45 PM TEACHING ENERGY: INTEGRATING CONTENT, CONTEXT AND PEDAGOGY: MYERS, James D., Geology & Geophysics, Univeristy of Wyoming, Department 3006, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, magma@uwyo.edu
208-32:00 PM ENERGY EDUCATION FROM AN INTEGRATED SCIENCES APPROACH: PREPARING FUTURE GLOBAL CITIZENS: LYFORD, Mark E., Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Dept. 3165, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, mahler@uwyo.edu
208-42:15 PM CLIMATE LITERACY AND ENERGY AWARENESS NETWORK (CLEAN): A RIGOROUS PEER-REVIEW PROCESS FOR BUILDING A NEW COLLECTION OF HIGH-QUALITY DIGITAL TEACHING MATERIALS ON CLIMATE AND ENERGY SCIENCE: GOLD, Anne U.1, LEDLEY, Tamara Shapiro2, MCCAFFREY, Mark S.3, BUHR, Susan M.4, MANDUCA, Cathryn A.5, NIEPOLD, Frank6, FOX, Sean P.5, HOWELL, Cynthia7, and LYNDS, Susan8, (1) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, Boulder, CO 80309, anne.u.gold@colorado.edu, (2) Center for STEM Teaching and Learning, TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, (3) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Campus Box 216, Boulder, CO 80309-0216, (4) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0216, (5) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, (6) NOAA Climate Program Office, Silver Spring, 20910, (7) Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, (8) CIRES Education & Outreach Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, 449 UCB - 30th Street, University of Colorado, Boulder, 80309-0449
 2:30 PM Discussion
208-52:45 PM THE GreenApps PROJECT: DESIGNING INTERDISCIPLINARY CURRICULUM MODULES ABOUT ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY: MAHER, Barbra and REEVES, Rick, Science, Red Rocks Community College, 13300 W. Sixth Ave, Littleton, CO 80228, barbra.maher@rrcc.edu
208-63:00 PM TEACHING AND LEARNING ABOUT THE ENERGY-WATER NEXUS: SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 876004, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, semken@asu.edu
208-73:15 PM ENERGY TOPICS FEATURED IN MICHIGAN TEACHING EXCELLENCE PROGRAM (MiTEP): FIELD STUDIES, SITE VISITS AND CONTENT FOR TEACHERS, GRADES 6-8: KLAWITER, Mark F., Geology, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49913, mfklawit@mtu.edu, ENGELMANN, Carol A., Geological Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological Univ, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49913, and VYE, Erika C., Geology, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49913
208-83:30 PM IMPROVING STUDENT COMPREHENSION OF SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL COMPLEXITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ENERGY RESOURCES THROUGH A FIELD-BASED STRATEGY: BAKER, Gregory S., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-1410, gbaker@tennessee.edu
 3:45 PM Break
208-94:00 PM INCORPORATING GEOSPATIAL PERSPECTIVES INTO ENERGY EDUCATION: RICHARD, Glenn A., Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University, Earth & Space Sciences Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100, Glenn.Richard@sunysb.edu
208-104:15 PM GLOBAL ENERGY PROJECT: ENERGY AND QUALITY OF LIFE SIMULATIONS IN THE GEOSCIENCE CLASSROOM: QUANE, Steve, Earth Sciences, Quest University Canada, 3200 University Blvd, Squamish, BC V8B 0N8 Canada, steve.quane@questu.ca
208-114:30 PM THE GEOTHERMAL GAME: AN AUTHENTIC, PROBLEM-BASED SIMULATION USED TO TEACH GEOTHERMAL ENERGY EXPLORATION AND EXPLOITATION CONCEPTS: DOHANEY, Jacqueline1, POWELL, Tom2, GRAVLEY, Darren M.1, and KENNEDY, Ben1, (1) Geological Sciences, The University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand, jdohaney@gmail.com, (2) Mighty River Power, Level 14, 23-29 Albert Street, P O Box 90399, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand
208-124:45 PM EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY IN A CARBON-CONSTRAINED WORLD: A MULTI-COMPONENT CASE STUDY: MYERS, James D., Geology & Geophysics, Univeristy of Wyoming, Department 3006, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, magma@uwyo.edu
208-135:00 PM TEACHING ABOUT METHANE HYDRATES: LOXSOM, Fred and SMIRNOVA, Alevtina, Environmental Earth Science Department, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, loxsomf@easternct.edu
 5:15 PM Discussion

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