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Education Sessions and Activities at AGU Fall 2017 Meeting

NAGT is pleased to outline a variety of geoscience education sessions planned for the Fall 2017 AGU Meeting held in New Orleans, LA, from December 11-15, 2017. Stop by the NAGT booth (#1527) for the most up-to-date information on upcoming workshops, educational resources, and teaching activities.

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Workshops

Various entities will be offering a full schedule of education- and outreach-related workshops at this year's Fall Meeting. More information on all the workshops will be posted here and on the Fall Meeting Web site as it becomes available.

Sunday, 10 December 2017

2017 Workshop for Heads and Chairs of Earth and Space Sciences Departments
Location: TBD
This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for heads and chairs of Earth and Space Science departments to discuss issues and strategies for building a strong department, meet other heads and chairs, and learn more about current issues.


Using GPS data in undergraduate courses: from tectonic motions to water resources and climate change issues

Location: American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
Times: Course will be 8 am-5 pm on Sunday December 10 (lunch included)

Want to incorporate the latest uses of GPS data in your instruction? This short course will give you the resources and knowledge to hit the ground running this spring.

Using GPS data in undergraduate courses can be challenging, as few prepared resources are available and many instructors are unfamiliar with the wider range of applications. This short course gives instructors hands-on experience with curricular modules that feature GPS/GNSS data and other geodetic time series applied to water resources and climate change topics, as well as the more known use of measuring tectonic motions.

Participants who complete the entire short course will receive stipend of $300 to defray travel costs. An additional $100 is potentially available for instructors who use the materials in subsequent courses and give feedback.

SPACE LIMITED. Apply now at https://register.unavco.org/public/meetings/2017/agu-education/registerlookup.aspx

Final deadline November 10, 2017 with rolling admissions starting October 9.


Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Supporting the Success of ALL Students: Broadening Participation of Underrepresented Groups in the Geosciences
Ticket required
9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
MCCNO, Third Floor, Room 338-339

This workshop offers strategies for attracting a diverse population to geosciences and for strengthening support for all students, particularly those underrepresented in the sciences. We will discuss questions related to the importance of diversity within the student population and the outwardly apparent lack of interest and high attrition for students from minority groups.

Sustainable Solutions to Societal Issues: Teaching Earth Literacy across the Undergraduate Curriculum
Ticket required
2:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
MCCNO, Third Floor, Room 338-339

InTeGrate has developed a set of community-built modules that directly address Earth-related grand challenges through the use of engaging, data-rich activities that incorporate interdisciplinary problem solving. In this workshop, we will explore the InTeGrate materials, discuss the underlying design rubric, and work with participants to adapt the materials to their institutional and geographic setting.

Science to Action

  • Check out the work being done to help communities thrive by increasing science engagement. Activities (distinguished by different colors below) include talks, posters, workshops, and discussion opportunities. Search the schedule for Science to Action for more details. We invite you to be part of the conversation! Science to Action Activities (Acrobat (PDF) 120kB Nov15 17)

Education Topical Sessions

Click on the links below to see session descriptions.

MONDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2017

08:00 - 10:00
ED11E Climate Literacy: Engaging Faculty and Students at Minority Serving Institutions in STEM: Successful Approaches ll
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 245

08:00 - 12:20

ED11A Early-Career Organizations and Networks in Geosciences l Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F

ED11B Field Geodesy in Undergraduate Education: Using Photogrammetry, Lidar, Sonar, and GPS to Promote Spatial Learning Posters l
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F

ED11C Sympathy for the Data: Novel Approaches and Advances in the Art of Data Visualization l Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F

ED11D Undergraduate Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean, and Space Science Research and Outreach l Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F

10:20 - 12:20
ED12A Postsecondary Education/Outreach and Research: Effective Programs for Engaging College and Graduate Students Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 245
13:40 - 15:40
ED13E Amazing Technologies and Capabilities That Contribute to STEM ll
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
ED13F The Up-Goer Five Challenge: Explaining Your Science One Ten-Hundredth at a Time l
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 245
13:40 - 18:00
ED13A Increasing STEM Equity and Retention Through Community Engagement I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED13B Internships and Scholarships: Opportunities and Outcomes I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED13C Scientist and Engineer Partnerships in Education and Public Engagement I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED13D Topics in Geoscience Beyond the Science Class I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
16:00 - 18:00
ED14A Amazing Technologies and Capabilities That Contribute to STEM lll
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242

TUESDAY, 12 DECEMBER 2017

08:00 - 10:00

ED21C Diversity in the Geoscience Community: Expansion Is Necessary ll
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242

08:00 - 12:20
ED21A Amazing Technologies and Capabilities That Contribute to STEM I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED21B Demonstrations, Hands-on Activities, and Simple Measurements for Education I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
10:20 - 12:20
ED22A Climate Literacy: Delivering Climate Change Science Content, Pedagogy, and Data Resources to K-12 Educators, Future Teachers, and Professional Development Providers Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 245
ED22B Diversity in the Geoscience Community: Expansion Is Necessary lll
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 242
ED22C K-12 Education/Outreach: Effective Partnerships Between Scientists and K-12 Teachers/Informal Educators Including Authentic Student Research Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 238-239
13:40 - 18:00
ED23A Climate Literacy: Engaging Faculty and Students at Minority Serving Institutions in STEM: Successful Approaches I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED23B Diversity in the Geoscience Community: Expansion is Necessary I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED23C Postsecondary Education/Outreach and Research: Effective Programs for Engaging College and Graduate Students I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED23D Virtual Community Platforms and Data Tools for Enabling Geoscience Research and Education I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
16:00 - 18:00
ED24A Climate Literacy in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities in Research and Evaluation Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 245
ED24B New Approaches to Citizen Science: Intersection of Outreach, Crowd-Sourced Data, and Scientific Research Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 242

WEDNESDAY, 13 DECEMBER 2017

08:00 - 10:00
ED31E Education Through Exploration: Research-Oriented Teaching and Data Management in the Digital Age Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – 242
08:00 - 12:20
ED31A Climate Literacy in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities in Research and Evaluation I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED31B Climate Literacy: Delivering Climate Change Science Content, Pedagogy, and Data Resources to K-12 Educators, Future Teachers, and Professional Development Providers I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED31C K-12 Education/Outreach: Effective Partnerships Between Scientists and K-12 Teachers/Informal Educators Including Authentic Student Research I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED31D New Approaches to Citizen Science: Intersection of Outreach, Crowd-Sourced Data, and Scientific Research I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
10:20 - 12:20
ED32A The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Science, Reach, and Impact I
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 245
ED32B Virtual Community Platforms and Data Tools for Enabling Geoscience Research and Education II
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
13:40 - 15:40
ED33B Fighting for Science: Methods to Engage the Public in Productive Discussion About Science l
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 238-239
13:40 - 18:00
ED33A The Role of the Arts in Geoscience Teaching and Learning I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
16:00 - 18:00
ED34A Pathways for Increasing and Advancing Diversity and Gender Parity in the Next Generation of Geoscientists II
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
ED34B The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Science, Reach, and Impact II
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 245

THURSDAY, 14 DECEMBER 2017

08:00 - 10:00
ED41C Climate Literacy: Successes and Strategies in Youth Engagement in Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts in Vulnerable Communities with Citizen Science Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
08:00 - 12:20
ED41A Bright STaRS: Bright Students Training as Research Scientists I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED41B Education Through Exploration: Research-Oriented Teaching and Data Management in the Digital Age I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
10:20 - 12:20
ED42A Climate Literacy: Supporting Communities Addressing Climate Change Through Climate Literacy Cross-Sector Collaboration and Communication Strategies Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
13:40 - 15:40
ED43A Sharing Best Practices and Effective Models for Program Evaluation and Demonstrating the Impact of Your Education and Public Outreach Programs Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
16:00 - 18:00
ED44A Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainability Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242

FRIDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2017

08:00 - 10:00
ED51A Enhancing Earth Science Education by Expanding the Classroom Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
10:20 - 12:20
ED52A Teaching Systems Thinking: Integrating Earth and Global Change Science into Formal and Informal Education Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
13:40 - 15:40
ED53J Education and Public Engagement Are Key to Community Resilience Efforts Il
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242
13:40 - 18:00
ED53A Climate Literacy: Successes and Strategies in Youth Engagement in Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts in Vulnerable Communities with Citizen Science I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53B Climate Literacy: Supporting Communities Addressing Climate Change Through Climate Literacy Cross-Sector Collaboration and Communication Strategies I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53C Education and Public Engagement Are Key to Community Resilience Efforts I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53D Enhancing Earth Science Education by Expanding the Classroom I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53E Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainability I Poster
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53F Pathways for Increasing and Advancing Diversity and Gender Parity in the Next Generation of Geoscientists I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53G Sharing Best Practices and Effective Models for Program Evaluation and Demonstrating the Impact of Your Education and Public Outreach Programs I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53HS haring the Story, the Science, and the Adventure of NASAs Scientific Explorations I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
ED53I Teaching Systems Thinking: Integrating Earth and Global Change Science into Formal and Informal Education I Posters
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Poster Hall D-F
16:00 - 18:00
ED54A Sharing the Story, the Science, and the Adventure of NASAs Scientific Explorations II
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - 242