Author Archives: Michael Passow

“Great Rivers and Changing Oceans”

 “Great Rivers and Changing Oceans” with Ajit Subramaniam Originally presented 13 Jan 2018 SUPPORTED BY NSF DIVISION OF OCEAN SCIENCES AWARD #1737128    The ten largest rivers in the world contribute 38% of all riverine input into the oceans. Their plumes extend 100’s to 1000’s of kilometers offshore and are important conduits for terrigenous nutrients to the oceans. … Continued

GED 7200 Special Topics Earth Science

St. Thomas Aquinas College “GED 7200 Special Topics: Earth Science” (An LDEO E2C Teacher Institute)    Dr. Michael J Passow                                                                Spring 2018: 6 Saturdays, … Continued

2016 – 2017 E2C Workshops

Browse archived versions of the 2016 – 2017 Workshops and Related Classroom Resources Sep 10    “Teaching with Your Local River: The Hackensack Past, Present, and Future”  Oct 8   LDEO Open House Oct 22     “What Can Dust Reveal about Past Climates?” with Jerry McManus, Gisela Winckler, and Allison Jacobel (Morningside Campus) Nov 19    “Using the Latest GeoMapApp to Excite Your … Continued

“Teaching about Astronomy–Cosmology and the Big Bang”

LDEO NGSS Summer Institutes: “Teaching about Astronomy” (GED 7214) Lesson 8: Cosmology and the “Big Bang”   Expect Time Required: 4 – 5 hr Submitted by:                                                                                   Date:                                     Time Needed: DOWNLOAD a Word VERSION             DOWNLOAD a pdf VERSION   Selected NGSS Connections: MS-ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars Earth … Continued

“Teaching about Astronomy–Cosmology and the Big Bang”

LDEO NGSS Summer Institutes: “Teaching about Astronomy” (GED 7214) Lesson 8: Cosmology and the “Big Bang”   Expect Time Required: 4 – 5 hr Submitted by:                                                                                   Date:                                     Time Needed: DOWNLOAD a Word VERSION             DOWNLOAD a pdf VERSION Selected NGSS Connections: MS-ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars Earth and … Continued

“Teaching about Astronomy–Past, Present, and Future of Space Exploration”

LDEO NGSS Summer Institutes: “Teaching about Astronomy” (GED 7214) Lesson 9: The Past, Present, and Future of Space Exploration   Expect Time Required: 3 – 4 hr Submitted by:                                                                                   Date:                                     Time Needed: DOWNLOAD a Word VERSION             DOWNLOAD a pdf VERSION   Selected NGSS Connections: ETS1.A: Defining and Delimiting … Continued

Teaching Weather and Climate–“Forecasting Weather—Air Masses, Front, Pressure Systems”

LDEO NGSS Summer Institutes: “Teaching about Weather and Climate” (GED 7212) Lesson 5 –   “Forecasting Weather—Air Masses, Front, Pressure Systems” Expected Time Required: 3 -4 hrs Submitted by:                                                                              Date:                                   Time Needed: DOWNLOAD a Word VERSION         DOWNLOAD a pdf VERSION Most people are only interested in knowing from a weather forecast whether … Continued

E2C em Diamantina

  O projeto Earth2Class Diamantina objetiva o desenvolvimento de atividades pedagógicas inovadoras com o apoio de professores e alunos do curso de licenciatura em geografia da UFVJM em escolas estaduais e municipais do Vale do Jequitinhonha. Inicialmente, realizamos um trabalho de campo e uma série de visitas técnicas nas escolas selecionadas em Janeiro de 2017 … Continued

“Education Opportunities aboard the JOIDES Resolution and Elsewhere” with Nicole Kurtz

“Education Opportunities aboard the JOIDES Resolution and Elsewhere” with Nicole Kurtz Originally presented 11 Mar 2017 http://joidesresolution.org/ Explore how scientific ocean drilling provides a window into Earth’s past. From sampling the ocean floor, we gain tremendous insights into how the dinosaurs went extinct, what kind of life exists deep beneath the sea, and what the climate was … Continued

“An Environmental History of the Hudson River” with Dallas Abbott

    “An Environmental History of the Hudson River” with  Dallas Abbott Originally presented 11 Feb 2017 Dallas Abbott’s Home Page We are pleased to welcome back Dr. DALLAS ABBOTT, who has presented more E2C Workshops than any other LDEO researcher. Dallas’ recent investigations have included examining sediments collected from the Hudson River that reveal … Continued