Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting (20–22 March 2011)
Session No. 19 Sunday, 20 March 2011
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Omni William Penn Hotel: Monongahela

T34. Faculty and Student Perspectives on Undergraduate Research: Models, Challenges, and Best Practices (Council on Undergraduate Research–Geosciences Division)

Meagen Pollock, Prajukti Bhattacharyya, Laura A. Guertin and Tanya Furman, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
19-11:45 PM ACTIVITIES USING AUTHENTIC DATA INTRODUCE CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE MIDDLE GRADES CLASSROOM: FURMAN, Tanya1, ZEMBAL-SAUL, Carla2, CRANE, Robert3, and MERRITT, Mark2, (1) Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 333 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, furman@psu.edu, (2) Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Pennsylvania State University, 141B Chambers Building, University Park, PA 16802, (3) Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University, 221 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802
19-22:00 PM ARCTIC DINOSAURS AND THE EXTINCTION OF EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION: PETULA, Jason, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, The Pennsylvania State University, W314C Olmsted Building, 777 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057, jason.petula@psu.edu
19-32:15 PM BENEFITS AND STRATEGIES FOR ADDING SCIENTIFIC AUDIO NEWS STORIES TO THE K-12 CLASSROOM: GUERTIN, Laura A., Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, guertin@psu.edu
19-42:30 PM ALLOWING STUDENT CHOICE IN A MIDDLE SCHOOL SOLAR SYSTEM UNIT TO INCREASE END-OF-THE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT: GAJESKI, Sarah1, MILLER, Nancy1, and PICKARD, Megan2, (1) Penn's Grove School, 301 South 5th Street, Oxford, PA 19363, sgajeski@oxford.k12.pa.us, (2) Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 303 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802
19-52:45 PM USES OF EXISTING GigaPan IMAGES IN THE EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE CLASSROOM: NEVILLE, Sara, MOOKERJEE, Labanya, and GUERTIN, Laura A., Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, sen136@psu.edu
 3:00 PM Break
19-63:15 PM SKY IN GOOGLE EARTH AS A TOOL FOR STUDENT INQUIRY AND EXPLORATION: NEVILLE, Sara and GUERTIN, Laura A., Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, sen136@psu.edu
19-73:30 PM USING PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN TWO- AND FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE FACULTY TO BRING RESEARCH INTO COMMUNITY COLLEGES: CHALLENGES, BENEFITS, AND CALL TO ACTION: BRANLUND, Joy, Earth Science, Southwestern Illinois College, 4950 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL 62040, Joy.Branlund@swic.edu
19-83:45 PM USING GEOSCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT INQUIRY-BASED K-12 EARTH SCIENCE LESSONS: PICKARD, Megan1, FURMAN, Tanya2, GUERTIN, Laura3, BEMBENIC, Meredith A.4, ENDRESS, Chira A.5, NEVILLE, Sara3, and HARTWELL, Bradley J.4, (1) Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 303 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, mup163@psu.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 333 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, (3) Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, (4) Energy and Mineral Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, (5) Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801
19-94:00 PM STUDENT LED STREAM CHEMISTRY RESEARCH IN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSES: HAILEAB, Bereket, Geology, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, bhaileab@carleton.edu and BETHUNE, James, Geology, Carleton College, 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057
19-104:15 PM ALUMNI SUPPORTED UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AT A SMALL PRIVATE UNIVERSITY: REAMS, Max W., Physical Sciences, Olivet Nazarene University, One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914, mreams@olivet.edu
 4:30 PM Discussion

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