GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 2019

Session No. 97
Monday, 23 September 2019: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 101AB, West Building (Phoenix Convention Center)

T195. Hands-On Teaching Demonstrations that Combine Geoscience and Societal Issues: Audience Participation Requested!

GSA Geoscience Education Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers

 

Elizabeth A. Nagy and Tiffany A. Rivera, Advocates
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
CLIMATE CHANGE AND SEVERE WEATHER HAZARDS: AN INTEGRATE PERSPECTIVE (Invited Presentation)
DONER, Lisa A., Environmental Science and Policy Program, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH 03264 and STAPLETON, Patricia, Social Science and Policy Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609
8:35 AM
OVERKILL: A BOARD GAME FOR TEACHING PLEISTOCENE MEGAFAUNAL EXTINCTION AND THE OVERKILL HYPOTHESIS
FORD, Trenity, BURKETT, Ashley, HULETT, Christina and ROARK, Erin, Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University, 105 Noble Research Center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078
8:50 AM
RELOCATING “HAYDEN” ANTEBELLUM POWDER RIVER BASIN PALEOGENE CONTINENTAL LOCALITIES – A SED/STRAT CLASS EXERCISE
MORRIS, Hunter W., SCHUBERT, Thomas Orion and HARTMAN, Joseph H., Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, 81 Cornell Street Stop 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202
9:05 AM
ACTIVE LEARNING FOR UNDERGRADUATES USING GEODESY DATA, MATH SKILLS, AND SOCIETAL ISSUES
PRATT-SITAULA, Beth, Education and Community Engagement, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Suite B/C, Boulder, CO 80301, WALKER, Becca, Earth Sciences and Astronomy, Mt. San Antonio College, 1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789, DOUGLAS, Bruce J., Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E. 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, CROSBY, Benjamin, Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209-8072, CHARLEVOIX, Donna, Education and Community Engagement, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Dr, Suite B/C, Boulder, CO 80301 and MILLER, M. Meghan, President, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
9:20 AM
EYES ON THE HYDROSPHERE: THE GETSI PROJECT'S WATER RESOURCES MODULE FOR INTRODUCTORY UNDERGRADUATE CLASSROOMS (Invited Presentation)
WALKER, Becca, Department of Earth Sciences and Astronomy, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA 91789, HARVEY, Jonathan E., Geosciences, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301 and PRATT-SITAULA, Beth, Education and Community Engagement, UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Suite B/C, Boulder, CO 80301
9:40 AM
IMPROVING GEOSCIENCE LITERACY THROUGH A ROLE-PLAYING SIMULATION ON ACID MINE DRAINAGE
CHEEK, Kim A. and CHEEK, Dennis W., Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Handouts
  • Cheek & Cheek GSA 2019.pptx (339.0 kB)
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    9:55 AM
    Break
    10:10 AM
    UTAH’S TETONS: THE WASATCH FRONT
    RIVERA, Tiffany A., Geology Program, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
    10:25 AM
    MEASURING COSEISMIC SURFACE DEFORMATION WITH DIFFERENTIAL TOPOGRAPHY IN UNDERGRADUATE GEOSCIENCE COURSES
    SCOTT, Chelsea Phipps1, ARROWSMITH, J. Ramon1 and CROSBY, Christopher J.2, (1)School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, (2)UNAVCO, 6350 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    10:40 AM
    SURPRISE YOUR STUDENTS WITH FUN EVOLUTION PUZZLES, NOT JARGON (Invited Presentation)
    RITTERBUSH, Kathleen A., Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 115 S 1460 E #383, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
    11:00 AM
    PLAYING CARDS IN CLASS, OR HOW TO GET STUDENTS TO ASK QUESTIONS
    FRYXELL, J.E., Dept. of Geological Sciences, California State University, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407
    11:15 AM
    ROV'S, HYDROGEN BONDS, MUFFIN MINING, AND SILLY PUTTY AT PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
    NAGY, Elizabeth A., Division of Natural Sciences; Geosciences Department, Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106
    11:30 AM
    FLIPPING IN A CLASSROOM: USING COINS TO SIMULATE RADIOACTIVE DECAY IN INTRO-LEVEL COURSES
    MARTON, Fred, Department of Physical Sciences, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652
    11:45 AM
    SPACE BEHIND BARS: GEOLOGY, ASTRONOMY AND PLANETARY SCIENCE FOR INCARCERATED STUDENTS AT EYMAN STATE PRISON, AZ
    BERCOVICI, Hannah L.1, CARLSON, Grace1, HANDLER, Amalia2, CZARNECKI, Sean M.1, MALLOY, John1, DUPUIS, Christopher1 and PHILLIPS, Mitchell1, (1)School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, 781 E. Terrace Mall, TEMPE, AZ 85281, (2)School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, 427 E Tyler Mall, TEMPE, AZ 85281
    Handouts
  • WaterCycleExercise.pdf (191.9 kB)
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