ED023
Informal Learning in the Virtual World: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Virtual Education I eLightning

Thursday, 10 December 2020: 07:00-08:00
Virtual
Primary Convener:  Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Conveners:  Carrie Ferraro, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Ria Sarkar, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States and Julia Criscione, Rutgers University, Office of STEM Education, Rutgers University Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Primary Liaison:  Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Rutgers University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Chairs:  Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Rutgers University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Carrie Ferraro, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Ria Sarkar, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States and Julia Criscione, Rutgers University, Office of STEM Education, Rutgers University Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
OSPA Liaison:  Carrie Ferraro, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
07:00
Introductory Remarks
07:01
CZ Investigator: A Serious Game to Teach The Concept of Critical Zone (767081)
Mahda M. Bagher1, Pejman Sajjadi1, Jessica Myrick2, Janet K. Swim3, Timothy S. White4, Zheng Cui5 and Alexander Klippel1, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Geography, University Park, PA, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Film/Video & Media Studies/Science, University Park, PA, United States, (3)Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA, United States, (4)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, University Park, PA, United States, (5)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, United States
07:04
The Ocean Online: Using Virtual Visits to Keep STEM in the Classroom (745861)
Martin Scherwath1, Monika Pelz2, Lauren Hudson2, Jennifer Putland2, Maia Hoeberechts2 and Tessa Owens3, (1)Ocean Networks Canada, Victoria, BC, Canada, (2)Ocean Networks Canada, Learning and Engagement, Victoria, BC, Canada, (3)Minerva Schools at KGI, Department of Social Sciences, Victoria, BC, Canada
07:07
Indirect field experience in coastal geomorphology via virtual fieldtrips: a case from Rhodes island, Greece (Invited) (723180)
Niki Evelpidou1, Vasilis Kapsimalis2, Dimitris Sakellariou2, Anna Karkani1, Giannis Saitis1 and Inna Nenova1, (1)National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, Athens, Greece, (2)Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Anavyssos Attiki, Greece
07:10
Virtual Geology: Exploring the Rocking Geology of your Neighborhood! (766614)
Patricia Irizarry, Rutgers University New Brunswick, Office of STEM Education- Rutgers Science Explorer, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Ria Sarkar, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States and Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Rutgers University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
07:13
From Virtual Learning to Youth Action: Lessons learned from the Youth Engaging in the Science of Resilience (YES-Resilience) Teen Climate Ambassadors Program (768097)
Hannah Barg1, Dana Brown Haine2, Sarah Yelton2 and Kathleen M. Gray2, (1)North Carolina Museum Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC, United States, (2)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
07:16
SCIENCE AT HOME: SUPPORTING FAMILIES THROUGH INFORMAL EDUCATION PROVIDERS (758712)
Theresa G Schwerin1, Vivienne Byrd2, Heather A Fischer3, Brian Campbell4, Marile Colon-Robles5, Russanne Low1, Peder Nelson6 and Heather Mortimer7, (1)Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Arlington, VA, United States, (2)Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (3)Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States, (4)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Science Mission Directorate, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (5)NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States, (6)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (7)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, United States
07:19
Teaching Hands-on Science Experiments during COVID-19 Pandemic - Lesson learned from the USC Young Scientists Program (675779)
Dieuwertje Kast, University of Southern California, USC Joint Educational Project, Los Angeles, CA, United States
07:22
Virtual Merit Badge Program for Scouting Groups at the Rutgers University Geology Museum (773084)
Ria Sarkar, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Julia Criscione, Rutgers University, Office of STEM Education, Rutgers University Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Rutgers University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers Geology Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, United States and Patricia Irizarry, Rutgers University, Office of STEM Education, Rutgers Science Explorer, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
07:25
Planetary and Space Science for Girls: Reaching the Remote Audience (725851)
Pamela K Harman1, Wendy Chin2, Wendy Friedman2, Jean Fahy3, Jessica Henricks3, Vivian White4, Theresa Summer4, Donald McCarthy5, Larry A Lebofsky6 and Louis Mayo7, (1)SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA, United States, (2)Girl Scouts of the United States of America, New York, NY, United States, (3)Girl Scouts of Northern California, Alameda, CA, United States, (4)Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA, United States, (5)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (6)Retired, Tucson, AZ, United States, (7)ADNET Systems Inc. Greenbelt, Planetary Sciences, Greenbelt, MD, United States
07:28
Polar Literacy: Conducting Professional Development for Early Career Polar Researchers during a Pandemic (770162)
Janice D McDonnell, Rutgers University New Brunswick, Department of Youth Development, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Liesl A Hotaling, Eidos Education/Marine Technology Society, Highlands, NJ, United States, Jason M Cervenec, The Ohio State University, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Columbus, OH, United States, Kasey Walsh, Rutgers University, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, United States, Christine Bean, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, United States and Ellen Altermatt, Carleton College, Science Education Resource Center, Northfield, MN, United States
07:31
Discussion
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