November 2005 Journal of Geoscience Education

Volume 53, Number 5
On the Cover: Union College students in "Lakes and Environmental Change" course gather while sampling sediment from frozen Ballston Lake New York in January, 2004. See related article.

Lessons Learned from Using a Web-based Inveractive Landform Simulation Model (WILSIM) in a General Education Physical Geography Course
Wei Luo, Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University
Jay A. Stravers, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois Univeristy
Kirk L. Duffin, Department of Computer Sciences, Northern Illinois Univeristy Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 364kB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p489

A Winter Field-based Course on Limnology and Paleolimnology
Donald T. Rodbell, Geology Department and Environmental Studies Program, Union College
Paul T. Gremillion, Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Studies Program, Union College Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 786kB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p494

Artificial Outcrops Give Real Experience in Interpreting a Geologic History: The CMUland Group Project for Historical Geology Courses
Kathleen C. Benison, Department of Geology, Central Michigan University Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 3.6MB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p501

The Value of Reservoir-Bottom Field Trips for Undergraduate Geology Courses
Rebecca K.R. Ambers, Department of Environmental Studies, Sweet Briar College Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 2.1MB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p508

Preparing Geologist for Careers in Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
Paul M. Santi, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Jerry D. Higgins, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 727kB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p513

Teacher/Scientist Partnership Develops a Simulated Natural Disaster Scenario to Enhance Student Learning
Signe Wurstner, Natural Resources Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Cheryl Herr, Pioneer Middle School, Walla Walla, Washington
Gregg Andrews, Business Support Services, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Kathy Feaster Alley, Science and Engineering Education, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 9.3MB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p522

Students' Conceptual Understandings of Science After Participating in a High School Marine Science Course
Julie Lambert, Florida Atlantic University Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 866kB Jan20 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p531

Differences Between a Standards-Based Curriculum and Traditional Textbooks in High School Earth Sciences
Do-Yong Park, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Illinois State University Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 253kB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p540

Using Humorous Cartoons to Teach Mineral and Rock Concepts in Sixth Grade Science Class
Audrey C. Rule, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State Univeristy of New York at Oswego
Jeremie Auge, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Oswego Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 1.5MB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p548

The Use of Haiku and Portfolio Entry to Teach the Change of Seasons
M. Andrew Bogina, Department of Teaching and Leadership, Unversity of Kansas
Brandi R. Roberts, Overland Trail Middle School, Blue Valley School District, Overland Park, Kansas Full text (Acrobat (PDF) 220kB Jan5 06)
URL for this article: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/abstracts/nov05.html#v53p559

Columns

Editorial - The Geosciences as an Employment Opportunity
Carl N. Drummond, Editor
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