Session No. 283
Tuesday, 29 October 2013: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 405

T115. Climate Literacy: Formal and Informal Education and Community Outreach Efforts to Enable Responsible Decisions II

GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers; Climate Literacy Network

 

Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Susan B. Sullivan and Jeffrey Ryan, Advocates
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1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
COCORAHS: USING CITIZEN-SCIENCE TO PROVIDE VALUABLE DATA TO DECISION MAKERS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY EDUCATING FORMAL AND INFORMAL AUDIENCES IN CLIMATE LITERACY
NEWMAN, Noah1, DOESKEN, Nolan J.1, REGES, Henry W.2, SCHWALBE, Zach1, and TURNER, Julian1, (1) CoCoRaHS, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, nnewman@atmos.colostate.edu, (2) CoCoRaHS, Colorado State University, 1371 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523
1:20 PM
THE WORLDVIEWS NETWORK: DIGITAL PLANETARIUMS FOR ENGAGING PUBLIC AUDIENCES IN GLOBAL CHANGE ISSUES
YU, Ka Chun1, CONNOLLY, Rachel2, GARDINER, Ned3, HAMILTON, Healy4, KOONTZ, Kathi5, MCCONVILLE, David6, SICKLER, Jessica7, and WYATT, Ryan5, (1) Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205, kcyu@dmns.org, (2) WGBH/NOVA, One Guest St, Boston, MA 02135, (3) 2020/Acentia contractor, NOAA, 151 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, (4) Marine Conservation Institute, 454 Bolinas Road, Fairfax, CA 94930, (5) California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118, (6) The Elumenati, 414 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, (7) Lifelong Learning Group, COSI, 333 W. Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
1:35 PM
SCIENCE FAIR MENTORING FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: A PATHWAY ACROSS THE STEM ACHIEVEMENT GAP FOR UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS
DAHL, Robyn1, DROSER, Mary L.1, ROBERTSON, John S.2, and MOORE, Dale F.2, (1) Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, rdahl001@ucr.edu, (2) Riverside Unified School District, 4466 Mount Vernon Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
1:50 PM
ADDRESSING PUBLIC MISCONCEPTIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE NATURE OF SCIENCE
MILLER, Keith B., Geology, Kansas State University, Dept of Geology, 108 Thompson Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, keithbmill@gmail.com
2:20 PM
CLIMATE CHANGE IS EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION AND OUTREACH INITIATIVE FROM COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
CAMPBELL, SueEllen and CALDERAZZO, John, English, Colorado State University, P.O. Box 216, Bellvue, CO 80512, sueellen.campbell@colostate.edu
2:35 PM
CLIMATE CHANGE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN TV BROADCAST METEOROLOGISTS AND THEIR VIEWING AUDIENCE
DONER, Lisa1, DAVIS, P. Thompson2, LYONS, Rachelle1, WILKINSON, Kristiana1, FOLEY, Kathryn2, MCGARRY, Mary Ann1, MELDRUM, Helen2, SZYMANSKI, David W.2, OCHES, Eric2, and AVILÉS, Lourdes1, (1) Center for the Environment, Plymouth State University, MSC 63, 17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03264-1595, ladoner@mail.plymouth.edu, (2) Department of Natural & Applied Sciences, Bentley University, 175 Forest St, Waltham, MA 02452-4705
2:50 PM
LET’S TALK ABOUT WATER: FILM SCREENINGS AS AN ENTRE TO WATER SCIENCE
ARRIGO, Jennifer S.1, HOOPER, Richard P.2, BERRY, Kayla2, and LILIENFELD, Linda3, (1) Cuahsi, 196 Boston Ave, Suite 3000, Medford, MA 02155, jarrigo@cuahsi.org, (2) CUAHSI, 196 Boston Ave. Suite 3000, Medford, MA 02155, (3) LL Enterprises, Washington, DC 20009
3:05 PM
WHEN LOGIC IS NOT ENOUGH: MAKING CLIMATE LITERACY PERSONAL, VISCERAL, AND ACTIONABLE
KIRN, Marda, EcoArts Connections, PO Box 356, Boulder, CO 80306-0356, info.ecoarts@gmail.com
 
3:20 PM
Discussion
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