2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 10 Sunday, 4 November 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 210AB

T74. Teaching Controversy in the K16 Earth Science Classroom (GSA Geoscience Education Division; Paleontological Society; National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

Laura A. Guertin and Tanya Furman, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
10-18:15 AM INTRODUCING STUDENTS TO THE CONTROVERSIES SURROUNDING THE OWNERSHIP AND SALE OF FOSSILS: GUERTIN, Laura A., Earth Science, Penn State Brandywine, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, guertin@psu.edu
10-28:30 AM EVOLUTION ON THE HALF SHELL: TEACHING EVOLUTION USING A FAMILIAR, ACCESSIBLE TAXON: MIKKELSEN, Paula M., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, pmm37@cornell.edu
10-38:45 AM AGE OF THE EARTH: DEEP TIME, MASS EXTINCTIONS AND RADIOMETRIC DECAY: FURMAN, Tanya, Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, furman@psu.edu
10-49:00 AM TEACHING AT THE INTERSECTION OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE AND THE HISTORY OF GEOLOGY: USING CONTROVERSY TO DESIGN INSTRUCTION AROUND THE THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS: DOLPHIN, Glenn R., Department of Science Teaching, Syracuse University, 101 Heroy Geology Laboratory, Sryacuse, NY 13244, grdolphi@syr.edu
10-59:15 AM INCORPORATING HOT TOPICS IN THE ONLINE CLASSROOM: USING MANDATORY DISCUSSIONS ON BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES TO ADDRESS EARTH SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES: CLARY, Renee M., Geosciences, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, rclary@geosci.msstate.edu and WANDERSEE, James H., Educational Theory, Policy, and Practice, Louisiana State University, 223 F Peabody Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
10-69:30 AM TEACHING CLIMATE CONTROVERSIES: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE CLEAN CLIMATE COMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP: KIRK, Karin B., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057, kkirk@carleton.edu, SULLIVAN, Susan B., CIRES Education and Outreach, University of Colorado, Research Laboratory 2, UCB 449, 1540 30th St, Boulder, CO 80309-0449, and COOK, John, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland, Level 7, Gehrmann Laboratories (60), Research Rd, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
 9:45 AM Break
10-710:00 AM THE ELEPHANT IN THE WETLANDS: GILL, Ivan P., College of Education, University of New Orleans, Department of Curriculum and Instiruction, Education Bldg, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148, igill@uno.edu
10-810:15 AM SEA LEVEL RISE IN NORTH CAROLINA: HOW A LOCAL ACTIVIST GROUP FOUGHT THE SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS AND WON: GLASS, Alexander, Nicholas School of the Environment Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, alex.glass@duke.edu and PILKEY, Orrin H., Duke University, P.O. Box 90228, Durham, NC 27708
10-910:30 AM "WATER IS FOR FIGHTING OVER": WATER AND THE CALIFORNIA DELTA AS A THEME FOR A CAPSTONE SEMINAR: FOX, Lydia K., Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211-0110, lkfox@pacific.edu
10-1010:45 AM THE MARCELLUS SHALE IN THE CLASSROOM: USING A MULTI-PRONGED APPROACH TO TEACH THIS CONTEMPORARY, CONTROVERSIAL, MULTIFACETED GEOLOGIC TOPIC: REESE, Joseph F., Geosciences, Edinboro Univ of Pennsylvania, Cooper Hall, Edinboro, PA 16444, jreese@edinboro.edu
10-1111:00 AM HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AND THE MARCELLUS SHALE: A CASE STUDY FOR EMERGENT ENERGY ISSUES AND FOR TEACHING CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES: DUGGAN-HAAS, Don1, CRONIN, Kelly2, and ROSS, Robert2, (1) PRI & its Museum of the Earth, 92 South Dr, Amherst, NY 14226, Amherst, NY 14226, dad55@cornell.edu, (2) The Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
10-1211:15 AM Paper Withdrawn
 11:30 AM Discussion

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