January 2007 Journal of Geoscience Education

Volume 55, Number 1

Fostering Students' Comprehension of Topographic Maps
David N. Rapp, Northwestern University
Steven A. Culpepper, University of Minnesota
Kent Kirkby, University of Minnesota
Paul Morin, University of Minnesota Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 441kB Jun5 07)
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Toward the Improvement of Reasoning and Writing Skills in Sedimentary Geology
Richard Smosna and Kathy R. Bruner, West Virginia University Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 265kB Jun5 07)
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Using Numerical Models to Teach Sequence Stratigraphic Principles and the Nature of the Stratigraphic Record
Achim D. Herrmann, Arizona State University Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 169kB Jun5 07)
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Student Evaluation of Cities' Hazards and Benefits for Company Relocation: An Introductory Geology Class Project in Educated Citizenship
Janet L. Bertog, Northern Kentucky University Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 799kB Jun5 07)
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Developing Science Literacy using Active Conceptual Approaches to Understanding Change Through Time
Edward Nuhfer, Idaho State University
Pam Mosbrucker, Word Partners Ink Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 2.2MB Jun5 07)
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A Simple Sand Column Laboratory Exercise to Illustrate Pollutant Hydrology in Groundwater Systems
Frank M. Dunnivant and Robert Olsen, Whitman College, Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 111kB Jun5 07)
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Exploring the Relationship of Scratch Resistance, Hardness, and other Physical Properties of Minerals using Mohs Scale Minerals
Donna L. Whitney, University of Minnesota
Annia K. Fayon, University of Minnesota
Margaret E. Broz, University of Minnesota
Robert F. Cook, National Institute for Standards and Technology Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 1.8MB Jun5 07)
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The Problem with Using Problem-based Learning to Teach Middle School Earth/Space Science in a High Stakes Testing Society
Jeffrey A. Nowak, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 135kB Jun5 07)
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Building A Community of Teacher Learners in an Earth/Environmental Science Professional Development Opportunity
Karen R. Dawkins, East Carolina University
Daniel L. Dickerson, Old Dominion University Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 280kB Jun5 07)
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An Immersion Professional Development Program in Environmental Science for Inservice Elementary School Teachers
Juanita M. Constible, Miami University
Robert G. McWilliams, Miami University
Edward G. Soldo,West Chester, OH
Bruce E. Perry, Miami University
Richard E. Lee, Jr., Miami University Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 5.4MB Jun5 07)
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Case-Based Learning in an Upper Level Petrology Laboratory Class
Lara E. Heister and Charles E. Lesher, University of California, Davis Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 3.8MB Jun5 07)
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Increased Student Learning and Attendance in Resources Geology through the Combination of Sentence-Headline Slides and Active Learning Measures
Michael Alley, Penn State
Madeline Schreiber, Virginia Tech
Elizabeth Diesel, Virginia Tech
Katrina Ramsdell, Virginia Tech
Maura Borrego, Virginia Tech Full Text (Acrobat (PDF) 230kB Jun5 07)
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2006 OEST Winners (Acrobat (PDF) 5.7MB Jun5 07)
2006 Neil Miner Award (Acrobat (PDF) 163kB Jun5 07)
2006 GSA Biggs Award (Acrobat (PDF) 125kB Jun5 07)