Scientist Engagement in Education and Public Outreach: Sharing Effective Tools, Resources, and Stories of Success II

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Sanlyn Buxner, Planetary Science Institute Tucson, Tucson, AZ, United States and Nicholas A Gross, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Sanlyn Buxner, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, AZ, United States
Co-conveners:  Nicholas A Gross, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, Brooke C Hsu, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Laurel, MD, United States and M Alexandra Matiella Novak, Johns Hopkins University APL, Laurel, MD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Sanlyn Buxner, Planetary Science Institute Tucson, Tucson, AZ, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
The Ocean 180 Video Challenge: An Innovative Broader Impacts Strategy for Helping Scientists Share Discoveries and Connect with Classrooms
Richard A Tankersley1, Mallory Watson1, John G Windsor1, Meghan Buckley2 and Laura Diederick3, (1)Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, United States, (2)Indian River State College, Fort Pierce, FL, United States, (3)Smithsonian Marine Station, Ft. Pierce, FL, United States
10:35 AM
Hess Deep Interactive Lab: Exploring the Structure and Formation of the Oceanic Crust through Hands-On Models and Online Tools
Naomi Marks, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, CA, United States; University of California Davis, Earth and Planetary Science, Davis, CA, United States, Nicole Kurtz, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX, United States and Sharon K Cooper, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Washington, DC, United States
10:50 AM
Scientific Resource EXplorer
Z Xing, A. Wormuth, A. Smith, J. Arca, Y. Lu and E. Sayfi, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States
11:05 AM
Using Digital Globes to Explore the Deep Sea and Advance Public Literacy in Earth System Science
Stace E Beaulieu1, Annette Brickley2, Meredith Emery3, Abbey Spargo2, Kathleen Patterson1, Katherine Joyce1, Tim Silva1 and Katherine Madin1, (1)Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (2)Ocean Explorium, New Bedford, MA, United States, (3)M&E Professional Teacher Consultants, Wareham, MA, United States
11:20 AM
Project HEAT: Temperature as an Organizing Theme for Inquiry-Based Learning in the Environmental Sciences
Thomas P Albright, Kerry L Howard and Jacque Ewing-Taylor, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States
11:35 AM
Understanding Urban Watersheds through Digital Interactive Maps, San Francisco Bay Area, California
Janet M Sowers1, Marco G Ticci1 and Patricia Mulvey2, (1)Fugro Consultants, Inc. Ventura, Ventura, CA, United States, (2)Clean South Bay, Palo Alto, CA, United States
11:50 AM
GeoBus: bringing experiential Earth science learning to secondary schools in the UK
Ruth A J Robinson1, Charlotte Joanne Pike2 and Kathryn Anne Roper2, (1)University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom, (2)University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16, United Kingdom
12:05 PM
Public Participation, Education, and Engagement in Drought Planning
Deborah J. Bathke, Nicole Wall, Tonya Haigh, Kelly Helm Smith and Tonya Bernadt, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States
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