Northeastern Section - 47th Annual Meeting (1820 March 2012)
Session No. 6 Sunday, 18 March 2012
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Hartford Marriott Downtown: Ballroom E

T17. Inquiry-Based Activities: Examples and Effectiveness (National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

Karen M. Kortz and Ann Hadley, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
6-18:00 AM SHIFTING LAB LESSONS FROM 'COOKBOOK' TO INQUIRY: KOHL, Laurel, CT Energy Education, Institute for Sustainable Energy, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, kohll@easternct.edu
6-28:20 AM CAN INQUIRY-BASED INSTRUCTION IMPROVE STUDENT'S UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATURE OF SCIENCE?: THOMAS, Jeff D., Physics and Earth Science, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050, thomasjed@ccsu.edu and LARSEN, Kristine, Physics and Earth Sciences, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St, New Britain, CT 06050
6-38:40 AM INQUIRING IN OCEANOGRAPHY: BROWNE, Kathleen M., Science Education and Literacy Center, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, browne@rider.edu
6-49:00 AM CONCEPTS OF SPACE AND TIME: IMPORTANT TAKE-HOME MESSAGES FOR NON-GEOLOGY STUDENTS IN A GEOLOGY COURSE: CORBETT, Lee B., Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, HB 6105, Fairchild Hall, Hanover, NH 03766, Ashley.Corbett.GR@dartmouth.edu and WEST, David P. Jr, Dept. of Geology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753
6-59:20 AM INCREASING SCIENCE INQUIRY IN RHODE ISLAND MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOMS: THE RITES MODEL: O'DONNELL, Amy and CAULKINS, Joshua L., RITES Project, University of Rhode Island, 9 East Alumni Avenue, 116 Woodward Hall, Kingston, RI 02881, aodonnell@ritesproject.net
6-69:40 AM SLEUTHING THROUGH THE ROCK CYCLE: AN INQUIRY-BASED INVESTIGATION TEACHING THE ROCK CYCLE TO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: SAUL, Karen, Grade 8 Earth and Space Science Teacher, Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School, 30 Memorial Ave, Johnston, RI 02919, ksaul2001@cox.net and KORTZ, Karen M., Physics Department, Community College of Rhode Island, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865
 10:00 AM Break
6-710:20 AM INTRODUCING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN TO GEOLOGIC FIELDWORK FROM FORMULATING THE HYPOTHESIS TO ANALYZING THE DATA: ALEXANDER, Jane, Engineering Science and Physics, College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314, jane.alexander@csi.cuny.edu
6-810:40 AM INTRODUCTION TO GLACIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPEDITIONARY RESEARCH ON THE JUNEAU ICEFIELD: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PRE-COLLEGE STUDENTS: KLUGE, Steve, Resources for GeoScience Education, 63 Lake Drive, New Milford, CT 06776, steve.kluge@gmail.com
6-911:00 AM TEACHING AN INQUIRY-BASED SCIENCE COURSE CENTERED ON THE EVOLUTION AND EXTINCTION OF DINOSAURS: GALLAGHER, William B., Geological, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, wgallagher@rider.edu
6-1011:20 AM AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO TEACHING IN A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY CONTEXT: SALMUN, Haydee, Geography and Earth & Environmental Sciences, Hunter College and The Graduate Center of CUNY, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, hsalmun@hunter.cuny.edu

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