Experience-Based Learning: Enhancing Understanding by Expanding the Limits of the Classroom III Posters

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Lixin Wang, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, United States and Matthew T O'connell, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Stephen A Macko, Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States
Co-conveners:  Arthur Schwarzschild, Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Arthur Schwarzschild, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Environmental Monitoring without Borders
Lixin Wang and Kudzai Farai Kaseke, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, United States
Utilizing Urban Environments for Effective Field Experiences
Stephen E MacAvoy, American Univ, Washington, DC, United States and Karen Knee, American University, Washington, DC, United States
Educational Approach to Seismic Risk Mitigation in Indian Himalayas -Hazard Map Making Workshops at High Schools-
Kazuki Koketsu1, Satoko Oki2, Motoko Kimura1, Rajender Chadha3 and Srinagesh Davuluri3, (1)Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, (2)Keio University, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Fujisawa, Japan, (3)National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India
Where do students struggle in the field? Computer-aided evaluation of mapping errors from an undergraduate Field Geology summer course
Karl A Lang1,2 and Gregg Petrie2, (1)Pomona College, Claremont, CA, United States, (2)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
Undergraduate Student-built Experiments in Sounding-Rocket and Balloon Campaign
Dimitris Vassiliadis1, John A. Christian2, Amy M Keesee1, Michael Lindon1 and Gregory D. Lusk3, (1)West Virginia University, Physics and Astronomy, Morgantown, WV, United States, (2)West Virginia University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Morgantown, WV, United States, (3)Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV, United States
The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics Marine Geology and Geophysics Field Course
Dan Duncan, Marcy B Davis, John A Goff, Sean P S Gulick, Kirk D McIntosh and Steffen Saustrup Sr., University of Texas, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States
Teaching Geology in Situ: Modern Approaches and Perspectives
Iraida F Rakhmenkulova, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
An Undergraduate-Built Prototype Altitude Determination System (PADS) for High Altitude Research Balloons.
Ekaterina Verner1,2, Fred C Bruhweiler1,2, Jandro Abot1, Victor Casarotto1, Joey Dichoso1, Erin Doody1, Fernando Esteves1, Edemar Morsch Filho1, Devon Gonteski1, Michael Lamos1, Alexander Leo1, Nicolas Mulder1, Fabio Matubara1, Peter Schramm1, Raissa Silva1, Jason Quisberth1, Gary Uritsky1, Alan Kogut2, Luke Lowe2,3, Paul Mirel2,3 and Justin Lazear2,4, (1)CUA, Washington, DC, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)Wyle Information Systems, Inc., Lanham, MD, United States, (4)Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States
Enhancing University Courses and Field Schools through Cross-cultural Exchange: Joint US-Bangladeshi Trips to the Ganges-Brahmaputra and Mississippi Deltas
Michael S Steckler1, Steven Lee Goodbred Jr2, Susan Lowes3, Jonathan M Gilligan2, Brooke Ackerly4, Kazi Matin Ahmed5, Syed Humayun Akhter5, Daniel Sousa1, Carol Wilson2, Dilip Kumar Datta6, Kushal Roy6 and Dhiman Ranjan Mondal7, (1)Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)Vanderbilt-Earth & Envir Scies, Nashville, TN, United States, (3)Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States, (4)Vanderbilt University, Political Science, Nashville, TN, United States, (5)University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (6)Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh, Khulna, Bangladesh, (7)CUNY Graduate School and University Center, Earth and Environmental Sciences, New York, NY, United States
A Graduate Student's Perspective on Engaging High School Students in Research Outside of the Classroom
Alyssa Beth Kaess, Robert A Horton Jr. and Graham D Andrews, California State University Bakersfield, Geosciences, Bakersfield, CA, United States
Ozone Bioindicator Gardens: an Educational Tool to Raise Awareness about Environmental Pollution and its Effects on Living Systems
Kateryna Lapina, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States and Danica Lombardozzi, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshops held in Conjunction with Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) EGU Conferences.
Carlo E Laj, Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France and Francesca Cifelli, University Studi Roma, Dipart. Scienze Geologiche, Roma, Italy
The IODP-Ecord Seen By a Science Teacher
Jean-Luc Berenguer, GeoAzur, Valbonne, France
Innovative Resources for Seismology at School with the French Educational Seismological Network
Jean-Luc Berenguer1, Francoise Courboulex1, Julien Balestra1, Guust Nolet1 and Philippe Henri Lognonne2, (1)GeoAzur, Valbonne, France, (2)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
Geoscience Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshops at the European Geoscience Union General Assembly
Eve M Arnold1, Friedrich Barnikel2, Jean-Luc Berenguer3, Anita Bokwa4, Angelo A Camerlenghi5, Francesca Cifelli6, Francesca Funiciello6, Carlo E Laj7, Stephen A Macko8, Annegret Schwarz9, Phil Smith10 and Herbert Summesberger11, (1)Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, (2)Städt. Adolf-Weber-Gymnasium München, München, Germany, (3)Centre International de Valbonne, Sophia Antipolis, France, (4)Jagiellonian University, Institute Geography and Spatial Management, Cracow, Poland, (5)OGS Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica, Trieste, Italy, (6)University Studi Roma, Dipart. Scienze Geologiche, Roma, Italy, (7)Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France, (8)Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (9)Gymnasium an der Stadtmauer, Bad Kreuznach, Germany, (10)John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom, (11)Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria
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