On the Cover - Lower Proterozoic migmatite with ductile stretching of brecciated blocks along a "subducting" shear zone. Finnish coastline just west of Helsinki at site of former Soviet submarine base. Jeffrey K. Greenberg, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Geology and Environmental Science, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.

September 2006 Journal of Geoscience Education

Volume 54, Number 4


Campus Landscaping By Constructing Mock Geologic Outcrops
David J. Matty, Department of Geology, Central Michigan University
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We Have Lift Off! Integrating Space Science and Mathematics in Elementary Classrooms
Jacqueline Leonard, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education, Temple University
James E. Oakley, Strath Haven High School, Wallingforn, PA
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A Solid Waste Landfill Siting Exercise for an Introductory Environmental Geology Course
Susan K. Swanson, Department of Geology, Beloit College
Jean M. Bahr, University of Wisconsin, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Jeffery D. Wilcox, University of Wisconsin, Department of Geology and Geophysics
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Creation of a Computer Modeling Course for Undergraduate Earth Science Students
Kirsten M. Menking, Department of Geology and Geography, Vassar College
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Introducing Teachers and University Students to GPS Technology and its Importance in Remote Sensing Through GPS Treasure Hunts
Mandy J. Munro-Stasiuk, Department of Geography, Kent State University
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Studio Classrooms and Student Centered Learning in Traditional Microscopy Courses
Elizabeth M. King, Department of Geography-Geology, Illinois State University
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An On-Campus Well Field for Hydrogeophysics Education and Undergraduate Research
Frederick D. Day-Lewis, Department of Geology, Bucknell University
Mary Beth Gray, Department of Geology, Bucknell University
Robert L. Garfield, Hager-Richter Geoscience, Inc.
Amy D. Day-Lewis, Department of Geophysics, Stanford University
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Dam Fun: A Scale-model Classroom Experiment for Teaching Basic Concepts in Hydrology and Sedimentary Geology
Benjamin H. Passey, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah
Thure E. Cerling, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah
Marjorie A. Chan, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah
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Optimizing Faculty Use of Writing as a Learning Tool in Geoscience Education
Jon A. Leydens, Libral Arts and International Studies, Colorado School of Mines
Paul Santi, Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
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Fourth Grade Students Investigate Stratigraphy through Experiments and Photographs of Snow Layers
Audrey C. Rule, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Oswego
Greg Roth, Liverpool Central School District, Syracuse, NY
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Fourth Grade Students Explore Natural Sand Towers through Evidence, Models, and Explanations
Audrey C. Rule, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Oswego
Claire Kauffman, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Oswego
Julie Bennett, Granby Elementary School, Fulton, NY
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Learning Landform Vocabulary through Different Methods: Object Boxes, Sand and Dough Creations, or Puppet Plays
Audrey C. Rule, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Oswego
Lewis E. Graham, Casey Park Elementary School, Auburn, NY
Stefan Kowalski, Casey Park Elementary School, Auburn, NY
Martha Harris, Casey Park Elementary School, Auburn, NY
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Using Foraminifera to Teach Paleoenvironmental Interpretation and Geoarchaeology: A Case Study from Folly Island, South Carolina
Scott P. Hippensteel, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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