North-Central Section (44th Annual) and South-Central Section (44th Annual) Joint Meeting (11–13 April 2010)
Session No. 25 Monday, 12 April 2010
1:30 PM-5:00 PM, Branson Convention Center: Cooper Creek 2

T20. Issues in Geoscience Education (Central Section, National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

Kathleen M. Bower, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
25-11:30 PM THE LANGUAGE AND THE APPEAL OF INTELLIGENT DESIGN: SMITH, Justin, Philosophy, Geosciences, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 East Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, harry_caray_here@yahoo.com
25-21:45 PM STUDENTS' MISUNDERSTANDINGS OF ATMOSPHERIC CARBON BUDGETS: PROBLEMS AND REMEDIATION: REICHERT, Collin and CERVATO, Cinzia, Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, collinr@iastate.edu
25-32:00 PM UTLILIZING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS' ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTIONS TO MODIFY INSTRUCTION IN GEOSCIENCE COURSES: ZELLERS, Sarah D., Biology and Earth Science, University of Central Missouri, WCM 108, Warrensburg, MO 64093, szellers@ucmo.edu and MANGIONE LESLIE, Katherine, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, University of Central Missouri, 3300 Lovinger, Warrensburg, MO 64093
25-42:15 PM STRATEGIES FOR IDENTIFYING ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTIONS OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES COURSES: MANGIONE LESLIE, Katherine, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, University of Central Missouri, 3300 Lovinger, Warrensburg, MO 64093, leslie@ucmo.edu and ZELLERS, Sarah D., Biology and Earth Science, University of Central Missouri, WCM 108, Warrensburg, MO 64093
25-52:30 PM PRESERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' UNDERSTANDING OF FOSSILIZATION: IDENTIFYING MISCONCEPTIONS AS BARRIERS TO INSTRUCTION: WISSEHR, Cathy, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas, Stone House G2, Fayetteville, AR 72701, cwissehr@uark.edu
 2:45 PM Break
25-63:15 PM THE TRAVELING SCIENCE CIRCUS: DEVELOPING PreK – 12 GEOSCIENCE EDUCATORS THROUGH PUBLIC OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES: SKALAC, Priscilla Field, Dept. of Physical Sciences, Olivet Nazarene University, One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914, pskalac@olivet.edu
25-73:30 PM STUDENT EXPERIMENTS IN SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, LANDFORM MIGRATION, AND CHANNEL MODIFICATION IN NONCOHESIVE RIVER CHANNELS USING A LARGE SCALE LABORATORY STREAM MODEL: LONDOÑO, Ana C., BROCKELBANK, Alicia, CHEN, Yuyan, GANT, Erin, GILBERS, Thomas, HENEBERRY, Joseph, LUSCRI, Lacey, and MORIARTY, Thomas, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis University, 205 O'Neil Hall, 3642 Lindell Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63108, alondono@slu.edu
25-83:45 PM GEOLOGICAL WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS ON MIDDLE BUFFALO RIVER, TYLER BEND TO GILBERT, NORTH-CENTRAL ARKANSAS: DOERR, Erica L. and SMART, Erin, Arkansas Geological Survey, 3815 West Roosevelt Rd, Little Rock, AR 72204, erica.doerr@arkansas.gov
25-94:00 PM “ADOPT A SANDBAR” – A STUDENT PROJECT TO MONITOR CHANGES IN CHANNEL MORPHOLOGY IN BOQUILLAS CANYON, BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS: URBANCZYK, Kevin M., Department of Earth and Physical Sciences, Sul Ross State Univ, Box C-139, Alpine, TX 79832, kevinu@sulross.edu and BENNETT, Jeffery, Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River, National Park Service, BBNP-ScRM, 1 Mesquite Road, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
25-104:15 PM TEACHING FIELD METHODOLOGY THROUGH UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH: SLOPE FAILURE MODELING: BAKER, Cathy, Physical Sciences, Arkansas Tech University, 1701 North Boulder Avenue, Russellville, AR 72801, cbaker@atu.edu
25-114:30 PM INTRODUCTORY PHYSICAL GEOLOGY IN THE NORTHERN ROCKIES: AN INQUIRY-BASED FIELD COURSE FOR INCOMING FIRST-YEAR COLLEGE STUDENTS: STRASSER, Jeffrey C., Geology Department, Augustana College, 639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201, JeffreyStrasser@augustana.edu and WOLF, Michael B., Geology Department, Augustana College, 639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201
25-124:45 PM CONSTRUCTING AND IMPLEMENTING THE IOWA GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION INFORMATION NETWORK (IGEIN): HEINZEL, Chad1, DUNKHASE, John2, WALTERS, James C.1, and SCHLUMBOHM, Molly1, (1) Earth Science, The University of Northern Iowa, Latham Hall, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, chad.heinzel@uni.edu, (2) Science Education, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242

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