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“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 Engineering … 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

“Using the Latest GeoMapApp to Excite Your Classes” with Andrew Goodwillie

“Using the Latest GeoMapApp to Excite Your Classes” with Andrew Goodwillie Originally presented 19 Nov 2016 http://www.geomapapp.org/ “GeoMapApp is a free Earth Science data exploration and visualisation tool developed by the IEDA group at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. GeoMapApp provides an intuitive map-based user interface to access a wide range of geoscience data. Built-in … Continued

“What Can Dust Reveal about Past Climates?” with Jerry McManus, Gisela Winckler, and Allison Jacobel

“What Can Dust Reveal about Past Climates?” with Jerry McManus, Gisela Winckler, and Allison Jacobel  Originally presented 22 Oct 2016 (Morningside Campus) Support in part by National Science Foundation Award #1502889  (Source: http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms10449)          Windblown dust plays important roles in influencing and recording climate change. In the atmosphere, dust contributes to the planetary albedo and … Continued

2015-2016 Workshops

Browse archived versions of the 2015 – 2016 Workshops and Related Classroom Resources 19 Sep — Arthur Lerner-Lam (LDEO Deputy Dir.) — Trends in Frontier ES Research 3 Oct — “The Hackensack River Past, Present, and Future” as an Example for Developing Innovative Lessons 14 Nov* — Allison Wing — Developing Better Understanding of Hurricanes 30 … Continued