ED44B:
Keeping Geology Alive: Interactive Demonstrations in the Earth Sciences (Pop-Ups)

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  John Leeman, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States and Gabrielle Tepp, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  John Leeman, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States
Co-conveners:  Hannah S Rabinowitz, Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY, United States, Gabrielle Tepp, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United States and Kasey Aderhold, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Gabrielle Tepp, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
 
Introductory Remarks
4:02 PM
 
Dazed and Confused: Learning to Engage Non-Science Undergraduates in the Geosciences
Jessica Price, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, United States
4:08 PM
 
Melting the Divide
Sebastian M Gibson, University of Cambridge, Department of Geography, Cambridge, United Kingdom
4:14 PM
 
Laurentide: The Crime Fighting Geologist, A Comic-Book Curriculum Tool
Alana McGillis, Lisa A Gilbert and Katherine Putnam Enright, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, United States
4:20 PM
 
Beyond baking soda: Demonstrating the link between volcanic eruptions and viscosity to all ages
Iliya N Smithka1, Rachel L Walters1 and Karen S Harpp2, (1)University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States, (2)Colgate Univ, Hamilton, NY, United States
4:26 PM
 
Graduate students teaching elementary earth science through interactive classroom lessons
Tess Elaina Caswell1, Tim A Goudge1, Erica Ruth Jawin1 and Friedrika Robinson2, (1)Brown University, Providence, RI, United States, (2)Providence Public Schools, Vartan Gregorian Elementary School, Providence, RI, United States
4:32 PM
 
Bringing the Coral to the Classroom: Using Clay Cores to Learn about Paleoceanography
Logan D Brenner, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States
4:38 PM
 
The Smallest R/V: A Small-scale Ocean Exploration Demonstration of Real-time Bathymetric Measurements
Samuel M Howell, Brian Boston, Sarah M Maher, Jonathan D Sleeper, Harrison Togia and Jonathan Patrick Tree, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
4:44 PM
 
Using Low Cost Environmental Sensors in Geoscience Education
John Leeman1, Charles J Ammon2 and Sridhar Anandakrishnan1, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Department of Geosciences, University Park, PA, United States
4:50 PM
 
Engaging teachers & students in geosciences by exploring local geoheritage sites
Emily E Gochis and John Scott Gierke, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, United States
4:56 PM
 
Broadening Students' Perspectives of STEM Disciplines by "Getting their Feet Wet" in an Ecologically Enhanced Stormwater Basin
Anna Evangeline Normand1, Elise Sabina Morrison1, Wesley Henson2 and Mark W Clark1, (1)University of Florida, Soil and Water Science, Ft Walton Beach, FL, United States, (2)USGS, Gainesville, FL, United States
5:02 PM
 
Sustainable Agriculture as a Recruitment Tool for Geoscience Majors
Katherine Putnam Enright, Lisa A Gilbert and Alana McGillis, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, United States
5:08 PM
 
Becoming Familiar with other Disciplines Through Hands-on Experience
Paul M Bremner, Univ of FL-Geological Sciences, Gainesville, FL, United States
5:14 PM
 
Learning Through Teaching
Gabrielle Tepp, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United States
5:20 PM
 
A path paved by programming: scripting resources for the savvy geophysicist
Kasey Aderhold, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
5:26 PM
 
Addressing the difficulty of changing fields in geophysics
Francesco Civilini and Martha K Savage, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
5:32 PM
 
How to Succeed in a New Field
Ariane Papke, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Berlin, Germany
5:44 PM
 
From Environmental History to Environmental Engineering: Learning the Tools of the New Trade
Diana R Gergel, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States
5:50 PM
 
Answering Scientific Questions Using an Artistic Framework: A Personal Perspective
Susan Flora Bradsher Little, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Hydrology, Socorro, NM, United States
5:56 PM
 
Discussion
 
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