2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (912 October 2011)
Session No. 67 Sunday, 9 October 2011
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 208CD

T167. Time, Events, and Places: Understanding Temporal and Spatial Learning in Geoscience Education (National Association of Geoscience Teachers; Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center)

Thomas Shipley, Steven Semken and Carol J. Ormand, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
67-11:35 PM ANALOGY IN GEOSCIENCE LEARNING: GENTNER, Dedre1, GOLDWATER, Micah1, and JEE, Benjamin, D.2, (1) Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, gentner@northwestern.edu, (2) Department of Psychology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610
67-21:50 PM PROGRESSIVE ALIGNMENT OF GEOLOGIC TIME: RESNICK, Ilyse1, SHIPLEY, Thomas F.1, NEWCOMBE, Nora1, MASSEY, Christine2, and WILLS, Theodore3, (1) Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, ilyse.resnick@temple.edu, (2) Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, (3) Department of Psychological Studies in Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, 19122
67-32:05 PM RATES, DATES AND GEOLOGIC TIME: A JOURNAL CLUB REPORT ON TEACHING ABOUT TEMPORAL ASPECTS OF GEOSCIENCE: CERVATO, Cinzia, Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, cinzia@iastate.edu, MANDUCA, Cathryn A., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, MOGK, David W., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, ORMAND, Carol J., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, SHIPLEY, Thomas F., Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, and SMRECAK, Trisha A., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
67-42:20 PM HOW DO WE REMEMBER? IMPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING DEEP TIME: VAN DER HOEVEN KRAFT, Katrien J., Physical Sciences, Mesa Community College at Red Mountain, 7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207, vanderhoeven@mesacc.edu, HUSMAN, Jenefer, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-3701, and BREWER, Gene A. Jr, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287
67-52:35 PM THINKING ABOUT DEEP TIME: THE INTERSECTION OF TEMPORAL, SPATIAL, & NUMERIC REASONING: CHEEK, Kim A., Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, k.cheek@unf.edu
67-62:50 PM THE 4th DIMENSION: TEACHING THE CONCEPT OF TIME USING GOOGLE EARTH: DOLLIVER, Holly A.S., Department of Plant and Earth Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 410 S. 3rd St, River Falls, WI 54022, holly.dolliver@uwrf.edu
67-73:05 PM CORRELATING KNOWLEDGE OF LANDSCAPE FORMATION TIMESCALES AND GEOLOGIC TIME USING A NEW VALIDATED CONCEPT TEST: JOLLEY, Alison1, JONES, Francis2, HARRIS, Sara3, and RHAJIAK, Jamil2, (1) Archaeology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4ET, United Kingdom, (2) Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada, fjones@eos.ubc.ca, (3) Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
67-83:20 PM SPATIAL THINKING IN THE NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL EARTH SCIENCE EXAM: KASTENS, Kim A.1, PISTOLESI, Linda1, and PASSOW, Michael J.2, (1) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964-8000, kastens@ldeo.columbia.edu, (2) Dwight Morrow HS, 274 Knickerbocker Rd, Englewood, NJ 07631
67-93:35 PM TEACHING 3D SUBSURFACE INTERPRETATION: A NEW INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE: KRANTZ, Robert W., Subsurface Technology, ConocoPhillips, Structure and Geomechanics, 600 N. Dairy Ashford Road, Houston, TX PR 2010, bob.krantz@conocophillips.com
67-103:50 PM IMPROVING STUDENTS' VISUO-PENETRATIVE THINKING SKILLS THROUGH BRIEF, WEEKLY PRACTICE: MURPHY, Rachel1, ORMAND, Carol J.2, GOODWIN, Laurel3, SHIPLEY, Thomas F.4, MANDUCA, Cathryn2, and TIKOFF, Basil5, (1) Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, (2) Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, cormand@carleton.edu, (3) Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706, (4) Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, (5) Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706
67-114:05 PM A ROAD MAP TO REFORMING ASSESSMENT OF GEOGRAPHIC THINKING: WERTHEIM, Jill and EDELSON, Daniel, Education, National Geographic Society, 1145 17th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036, jwerthei@ngs.org
67-124:20 PM MASHING MODELS: HELPING LEARNERS COMPREHEND CHANGES OVER TIME AND SPACE ON A GEOLOGICAL SCALE: BOXERMAN, Jonathan Z. and HORN, Michael S., Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, 2120 Campus Drive, Annenberg Hall, Evanston, IL 60208, boxerman@northwestern.edu
67-134:35 PM MEASURES OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS UNDERSTANDING OF TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL THINKING RELATED TO EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE: MCNEAL, Karen S.1, LIBARKIN, Julie2, LEDLEY, Tamara3, DUTTA, Saranee4, TEMPLETON, Morris C.4, and GEROUX, Jonathan1, (1) Department of Geosciences, Mississippi State University, P.O. Box 5448, Mississippi State, MS 39762, ksm163@msstate.edu, (2) Geocognition Research Laboratory, 206 Natural Science, East Lansing, MI 48824, (3) TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140, (4) Geosciences, Mississippi State University, PO BOX 5448, Starkville, MS 39762
67-144:50 PM VISITORS' USE OF THE LANDSCAPE TO UNDERSTAND GEOLOGIC TIME WHILE EXPERIENCING THE TRAIL OF TIME AT GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK: FRUS, Rebecca J., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, Rebecca.Mathews@asu.edu, SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 876004, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, DODICK, Jeff, Center for Science Teaching, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel, and CROW, Ryan, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Univ of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, NM 87131
67-155:05 PM PREHISTORIC TIME TRAVEL: A NEW VIEW OF EARTH'S FIRST 4 BILLION YEARS AT THE DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE: RICHARDS, Samantha, Strategic Programs and Partnerships, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205, samantha.richards@dmns.org, HAGADORN, James W., Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, KRUGER, Frances, Exhibits Department, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205, KILPATRICK, Tommy, Digital Media Department, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205, and PIERCE, Lindsey, Volunteer Services Department, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205

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