2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (912 October 2011)
Session No. 266 Wednesday, 12 October 2011
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 208CD

Geoscience Education X: Overcoming Threats to Earth and Space Science at K12 Levels

Nicole LaDue, Jacqueline E. Huntoon and Karen Campbell, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
266-11:45 PM WHEN UNIVERSITIES REJECT HIGH SCHOOL EARTH SCIENCE: VAN NORDEN, Wendy E., Science, Harvard-Westlake School, 3700 Coldwater Canyon, North Hollywood, CA 91604, wvannorden@hw.com and INGERSOLL, Raymond V., Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
266-22:00 PM CREATIONIST THREATS TO EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION: NEWTON, Steven, National Center for Science Education, 420 40th St., Suite 2, Oakland, CA 94609, newton@ncse.com
266-32:15 PM USING MASTER'S EDUCATION TO IMPROVE EARTH SCIENCE TEACHING: HUNTOON, Jacqueline E., Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences and Graduate School, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, jeh@mtu.edu and BALTENSPERGER, Brad, Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
266-42:30 PM OVERCOMING BARRIERS FOR K-12 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE EDUCATION: SCHRAUBEN, Megan Renee, Jackson County Intermediate School District Mathematics and Science Center, 6700 Browns Lake Road, Jackson, MI 49201, megan.schrauben@jcisd.org and KORPI, Lucy K., Grapcep, Davenport University, 6191 Kraft Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
266-52:45 PM EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION IN KANSAS: ISSUES CHANGE, CHALLENGES REMAIN: BUCHANAN, Rex C., Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66047-3724, rex@kgs.ku.edu and WILLIAMSON, Carol, School of Education, University of Kansas, 2002 Dole, 1000 Sunnyside Ave, Lawrence, KS 66045-75551
266-63:00 PM STAYING OUT OF THE HOT SEAT: SUPPORTING TEACHERS IN CLIMATE EDUCATION: BUHR, Susan1, KELLAGHER, Emily1, LYNDS, Susan2, MCCAFFREY, Mark S.3, and MOIN, Laura4, (1) CIRES Education and Outreach, University of Colorado, Research Laboratory 2, UCB 449, 1540 30th St, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, susan.buhr@colorado.edu, (2) CIRES Education & Outreach Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, 449 UCB - 30th Street, University of Colorado, Boulder, 80309-0449, (3) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Campus Box 216, Boulder, CO 80309-0216, (4) UCAR/National Science Digital Library, PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307
266-73:15 PM THE FUTURE OF EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION IN OUR SCHOOLS: SCHOENECK, Marlene, Parkers Prairie High School, Teacher, 20355 Parkers Road NE, Parkers Prairie, MN 56361, mschoeneck@pp.k12.mn.us
266-83:30 PM UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES OF SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS IN K-12 EDUCATION IN MICHIGAN: KORPI, Lucy K., Grapcep, Davenport University, 6191 Kraft Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512, lkarwoskikorpi@davenport.edu and SCHRAUBEN, Megan Renee, Jackson County Intermediate School District Mathematics and Science Center, 6700 Browns Lake Road, Jackson, MI 49201
266-93:45 PM EARTH SCIENCE AS A CONTEXT FOR IMPROVING THE COMPETENCE AND CONFIDENCE OF ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: CAMPBELL, Karen, National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 2 Third Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, kmc@umn.edu and MURPHY, Anthony P., Education Department, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Street, St. Paul, MN 55105
266-104:00 PM ENHANCING THE EARTH SCIENCE COMPETENCE AND CONFIDENCE OF PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS USING A PARTICIPATORY MULTI-LEVEL APPROACH: SMAGLIK, Suzanne M., Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave, Riverton, WY 82501, ssmaglik@cwc.edu
266-114:15 PM INTEGRATING AN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSE AND A SCIENCE EDUCATION COURSE FOR K-8 PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS: KIRST, Scott R., Education Department, Saint Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI 54115, scott.kirst@snc.edu and FLOOD, Tim P., Geology, Saint Norbert College, 100 Grant St, De Pere, WI 54115-2002
266-124:30 PM CHANGEMAKERS: INTEGRATING THE GEOSCIENCES WITH ENGINEERING AND LITERACY: MURPHY, Anthony P.1, NG, Yvonne2, CAMPBELL, Karen M.3, and KABACK, Suzy1, (1) Education Department, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Street, St. Paul, MN 55105, apmurphy@stkate.edu, (2) Centers for Excellence, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Street, St. Paul, MN 55105, (3) National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Mississippi River at 3rd Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
266-134:45 PM USING SOILS TO EXCITE KIDS ABOUT SCIENCE: MURPHY, Anthony P., Education Department, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Street, St. Paul, MN 55105, apmurphy@stkate.edu and MAXFIELD, Lori R., Education Department, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

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