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          Fall 2015
  • Investigating Earth Materials: Which Properties Change and Which Stay the Same?
    by Sue Doubler, Nick Haddad, Sally Crissman, and Sara Lacy
  • Engineering to Explore the Ocean: A Cooperative Educators Professional Development Workshop by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United States Naval Academy  by Jennifer da Rosa, Sarah Durkin, Rachel Hetlyn, Angela Leimkuhler Moran, Paula Keener, Susan Haynes, and Melissa Ryan
  • Celebrate Earth Science Week 2015  by Geoff Camphire
  • Lightning Safety and Procedures: New Guidelines for Safety  by Frank McCathran and John Moore
  • Great Dayton Flood Inquiry Unit: Celebrating the Centennial of a Defining Flood in American History  by Christina O’Malley and Kurtz Miller 
          Summer 2015
  • Establishing a Geospatial Intelligence Pipeline through Earth SySTEM Education 
    by John D. Moore, Peter Dorofy, Kevin Varghese and Rouzbeh Nazari
  • "Rocking" Inquiry: Using the Nature of Science and Discovery to Enhance Teaching Rocks 
    by Christopher Roemmele and Steven Smith
  • Integrating Local Environmental Research into an Inquiry-Based Unit on Biogeochemical Principles in a High School Science Classroom by Nicholas Ward and Rachel Petrick-Finley
          Spring 2015
  • Fracking: A Classroom Topic for Earth Science Educators  by Lloyd Barrow and Dane Schaffer
  • Using Climate Assessments for Learning and Teaching by LuAnn Dahlman
  • Engaging Students in West Virginia in the Science of the Sun and Space Weather
    by Amy Keesee, Carol Coryea, and Todd Ensign
  • Applications of Satellite Imagery, Remote Sensing and Computer Visualizations: Earth SySTEM, by John Moore, Peter Dorofy, Vicky Gorman, and Margaret Mooney


          Winter 2014
  • Our Daily Mini-Tsunamis: Plastic in the Ocean  by Kathleen Register
  • Investigating Earth as a System: Earth SySTEM Education by John Moore
  • Earthquake Shake Engineering Design Challenge: Integrating Design Thinking into Earth Science Education by Kurtz Miller
  • Classroom Simulation of the Sudbury Impact by Mark Klawiter
  • How Do We Know the Paleozoic Started 541 Million Years Ago?  by Steve Mattox and Emilia Ertz
          Fall 2014
  • Earth and Environmental Science in Hawaii: A Paradise of Learning for Educators  by Chuck Blay
  • Earth’s Connected Systems: Celebrate Earth Science Week 2014 by Geoff Camphire
  • The "Other" Science Bowl by William Dunn
  • Climate Change Education: A New Approach  by Stephen Lane and Jeffrey Yuhas
  • Why do we do that? Questioning the steps in protocol, as a teaching strategy  by Virginia Malone and Michael Passow
  • Exploring the Efficacy and Engagement of a Glacial Melting Simulation by Satyugjit Singh Virk, Margaret Turrin and Lenin Compres 
          Summer 2014
  • Glacial Till Inquiry Project: Investigating the Characteristics and Provenance of Easily-Accessible Glacial Till by Kurtz Miller
  • Exploring New Frontiers in Earth System Education: GeoSTEM by John Moore
  • Bringing Optics and Astronomy to Arizona Students  by Robert Sparks, Stephen Pompea and Chuck Dugan
  • Engaging Audiences About Rain, Snow and Storms: The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission’s Rain EnGAUGE by Kristen Weaver, Dorian Janney and Hilarie Davis
  • Earth Science Courses – What Do We Need To Do To Earn Some Respect? by Jenelle Hopkins
          Spring 2014
  • Estimating How Often Mass Extinctions Due to Impacts Occur on the Earth by Bonnie Buratti
  • Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Ocean Acidification  by Barbara Bruno and Johanna Wren
  • Inspiring Future Scientists through Synergy between K-12 Classroom Learning and Water Cycle Research by Emily Kellagher, David Noone, Lesley Smith, Aleya Kaushik, and Adriana Bailey
  • Exploring Seafloor Sediments Using Real Data by Lawrence Krissek, Kristen St. John, Megan Jones, Kate Pound, and R. Mark Leckie
  • Polar Science and Engineering: Model for NGSS Practices by Linda Morris
  • The Next Generation Science Standards: Opportunities for Earth Science Educators by Michael Wysession
  • NOAA: Making Your Life Better Since 1807 by Peg Steffen, John McLaughlin, Atziri Ibanez, Ron Gird, Nina Jackson, LuAnn Dahlman, Frank Niepold, Bruce Moravchik, and Dan Pisut


Winter 2013
  • Using Analogies to Teach Stellar Evolution  by Kurtz Miller
  • Encouraging Students to Think Critically About Earth’s Systems and Sustainability  by Amy Pallant
  • GeoMapApp Learning Activities: Free, ready-to-use geoscience activities for the modern classroom by Andrew Goodwillie and Steve Kluge
  • Earth Science Teacher Receives Priceless GIFT in Vienna by Abigail Morton
  • Making Eggcellent Planetary Observations by Ardis Herrold
  • Earth Science Teachers’ Earthquake Knowledge and Confidence by Lloyd Barrow and Dane L. Schaffer
Fall 2013
  • In a Data Dilemma? A series of data sets and inquiry tools that furthers Great Lakes literacy by Ann Marshall, Elizabeth LaPorte, Sandra Rutherford and Rochelle Sturtevant
  • C-MORE Professional Development Training Program for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers, by Barbara Bruno, Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño and Fabio De Leo
  • Mapping Our World: Celebrate Earth Science Week 2013 by Geoff Camphire
  • GeoSTEM: Establishing a Geoscience and Remote Sensing Laboratory by John Moore, Peter Dorofy, Missy Holzer and Jenelle Hopkins
  • Challenge: Sequencing – Using Spatial Relationships to Understand Temporal Patterns by Michael Passow and Kim Kastens
  • First Wave: GeoFORCE Texas Students Graduate from College by Marc Airhart
Summer 2013
  • Introduction to Using the Claims‑Evidence-Reasoning Framework in Middle School Science by Heather Spotts and Lauren Beal
  • An Instructional Unit on the Marcellus Shale for Middle School Students by Meredith Hill Bembenic, Bryan Brightbill, Seyed Mehdi Kamali Shahri and Tanya Furman
  • Exploring Regional Climate Patterns and Generalizing the Results to Enhance Deep Conceptualization by Bryan Brightbill
  • The Power of a Hurricane: Using Memorable Storms to Teach Inference and Graphing Skills 
    by Greg Collins and Eliza Richardson
  • Using iBooks Author to Create Earth Science Classroom Content for the iPad by Abigail Dufoe and Laura Guertin
  • The Role of Gravity in Planetary Orbits  by Alice Flarend and Christopher Palma
  • An Integrated Model for Instruction in Deep Time, Mass Extinctions and Radiometric Decay, by Tanya Furman
  • The Successes and Challenges of Establishing PAESTA, a New Professional Community for Teachers  by Theresa Lewis-King and Laura Guertin
  • A Collaborative Approach to Developing Earth System Science Resources through PAESTA  by Jennifer Hoffman and Kelly Hunter
  • Student Conceptions of the Cause and Locations of Earthquakes by Peter Licona, Scott McDonald, Tanya Furman and Laura Guertin
  • Student and Teacher Conceptions of the Earth's Interior Structure by Megan Pickard, Laura Guertin and Tanya Furman
  • Subduction Zone Geometry in Three Dimensions  by Eliza Richardson
Spring 2013
  • Questions and Answers on Earth and Space Science and the Next Generation Science Standards by Michael Wysession
  • Challenge: Seeing Spatial Relationships in Three-Dimensional Physical Models by Bryan Roessel, Kim Kastens and Michael Passow
  • Open the Door to Common Core by John Clark
  • Leverage Your Professional Development Experiences by Richard Jones
  • An Opportunity for Innovation in STEM Education: GeoSTEM  by John Moore, Peter Dorofy, Missy Holzer and Jenelle Hopkins


Winter 2012
  • Using Our Nation’s Estuaries to Teach Climate Concepts by Atziri Ibañez and Bree Murphy
  • Space Weather and Magnetism as We Approach Solar Maximum  by Roberta Johnson, David Mastie and Randy Russell
  • The GOES-R Series: The Nation’s Next-Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites by Daniel Karlson and Michelle Smith
  • Making the Case for GeoSTEM Education by John Moore, Peter Dorofy, Missy Holzer and Jenelle Hopkins
  • NOAA Data in the Classroom  by Peg Steffen and Atziri Ibañez
  • Opening a Conversation about Spatial Thinking in Earth Science  by Kim Kastens and Michael Passow
Fall 2012
  • Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences  by Geoff Camphire
  • The Carbon Cycle Game: A Regionally Relevant Activity to Introduce Climate Change  by Joëlle Clark, Jane Marks, Carol Haden, Melinda Bell and Bruce Hungate
  • The ELF: Building Climate Change Science Knowledge Through Hands‑on Activities  by Louise Huffman, Jean Pennycook, Frank Rack and Betsy Youngman
  • EarthLabs – An Earth System Science Laboratory Module to Facilitate Teaching About Climate Change  by Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Nick Haddad, Erin Bardar, Katherine Ellins, Karen McNeal and Julie Libarkin
  • Teaching Controversy  by Mark McCaffrey
  • Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities from the Climate Literacy Ambassadors Community by Margaret Mooney, Steve Ackerman, Galen McKinley, Tom Whittaker and Tommy Jasmin
  • Predicting the Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystems: A High School Curricular Module  by Vanessa Peters, Tanya Dewey, Andrew Kwok, George Starr Hammond and Nancy Butler Songer
Summer 2012
  • Tornado Debris Balls by James Vavrek, Jason Rybinski, Allen Pokracki and Brian Wilkes
  • Data Analysis: Tropical Storm and Hurricane Frequency by Ben Wildeboer
  • Measuring the Solar System in Our Own Backyard by Brittnee Lydy and Brian Polk
  • Stars in Their Eyes, Math on Their Minds by Craig Beals and Jennifer Combs
  • Teaching STEM with Web-Based GIS  by Joseph Kerski
Spring 2012
  • Decoding Starlight: From Pixels to Images  by Doug Lombardi
  • Ice Core Records – From Volcanoes To Supernovas by Donna Young
  • Transit of Venus by Elaine Lewis, Sten Odenwald and Troy Cline
  • Pulsating Variable Stars and the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram by Donna Young
  • Investigating Supernova Remnants by Doug Lombardi


Winter 2011

  • 2011 MESTA/NESTA Summer Field Conference in Hawaii by Aurelian Balan
  • Is There Such a Concept as Geological Patience? by John Trowbridge
  • Rocks and Fossils May Stimulate Curiosity by Xin Wang and Jeffrey Jay
  • What's Happening in Earth and Space Science Education Today? NESTA 2011 Membership Survey Results by Roberta Johnson
  • Science Notebooks and a "Big Waste Problem"by Debbie Muthersbaugh, Anne L. Kern, Jerine Pegg, Hal W. Clark
  • C-MORE and Science Buzz: Where Students and Scientists Meet by Barbara Mayer and Barbara Bruno
Fall 2011
  • Our Ever-Changing Earth – Celebrate Earth Science Week 2011 by Geoff Camphire
  • Federal Agencies and Nationwide Partners Present the 2011 National Fossil Day in Hopes of Fostering Scientific Education by Jason Kenworthy and Eva Lyon
  • Classroom Activities and Supporting Resources for Understanding Climate Change – An Introduction to Earth’s Climate by Roberta Johnson, Sandra Henderson, Dennis Ward, Lisa Gardiner and Randy Russell
  • Telescopes-for-Teachers T4T: Galileoscopes in Montana by Richard Jones
  • Expedition 329: South Pacific Gyre – Subseafloor life by Joe Monaco
  • Fire and Brimstone Continues to Shape Yellowstone Lake: Connecting Geology and Past Climates with Today’s Biodiversity by Susan Kelly, Lisa Morgan and Stephanie McGinnis
  • Student Misconceptions: Where Did You Get That Idea? by Virginia Malone
Summer 2011
  • Now What? Experienced Teachers Reflect on Their Unplanned Transitions to Teach Earth Science by Tanya Furman, Laura Guertin and Megan Pickard
  • Engaging Students in Learning Ecosystem-Based Biogeochemical Cycles  by Holly Cole,Tanya Furman, Laura Guertin and Chira Endress Cratsley
  • Eliminating Students' Misconceptions of Radioactive Decay and Radiometric Dating Through Hands-On Activities by Brenda Shafer, Chira Endress Cratsley and Tanya Furman
  • Dispelling Middle School Student Misconceptions of Grand Canyon Formation Through Hands-On Activities by Kathleen Tait, Megan Pickard, Laura Guertin and Tanya Furman
  • Promoting Geographic Literacy of African Environments Through Map Exercises by Chira Endress Cratsley, Laura Guertin and Tanya Furman
  • Three Guided Student Explorations of Sky in Google Earth by Sara Neville and Laura Guertin
  • Using Student Choice in a Solar System Unit to Increase Positive Classroom Behavior Near the End of the School Year by Sarah JM Gajeski, Nancy Miller and Megan Pickard
  • Classroom Integration of Earth and Space Science News Stories Through Audio by Laura Guertin
  • Ten Examples of Utilizing Existing Gigapixel Panoramas in the Earth and Space Science Classroom by Sara Neville and Laura Guertin
Spring 2011
  • Episodic Tremor and Slip: Potential Clues to the Earthquake Process and How Faults Slip  by Michael R. Brudzinski
  • Episodic Tremor and Slip in a Middle School Classroom?Absolutely! Relevance and Kinesthetic Methodologies MeritInclusion in 8th Grade Earth/Space Science Class  by Roger Groom, Shelley Olds, Robert F. Butler and JendaJohnson
  • USArray Visualizations Show Seismic Waves SweepingAcross the U.S. by Robert F. Butler, Christopher D.Hedeen and Roger Groom
  • Understanding Earth Processes: Student AlternativeConceptions about Geophysics Concepts by Julie Libarkin and Emily Geraghty Ward
  • A Big Squeeze: Examining and Modeling Causes ofIntraplate Earthquakes in the Earth Science Classroom,by Michael Hubenthal, Seth Stein and John Taber


Winter 2010
  • The Crater Beneath the Corn Fields: Iowa’s Manson Impact Structure  by Raymond R. Anderson and Brian J. Witzke
  • Galileoscopes Across the USA by Ardis Herrold
  • ISTEP: An International High School Student and Teacher Research Collaboration by By Sau Ling (Charlene) Chan, Brendan Buckley, Glen R. Kowach, and Michael J. Passow
  • Yes Sir, That’s My Baby…Glacier! Making Glaciers Real and Personal by Christopher Roemmele
  • Teaching with Screen-Capture Podcasts by Wendy Van Nordenl
  • An Overview of Pyro-Cumulonimbus Thunderstorms by R. James Vavrek
Fall 2010
  • Using the "Is It a Scientific Theory?" Activity to Accompany The Nature of Science Poster 
    adapted by John W. Christensen, Global Science Curriculum Project
  • What Good is a Rock?, by Pat Oso, Mineral Information Institute
  • Sometimes Even Better Than It Was: Reclamation of Mined Land, by Andrew A. Sicree, Ph.D., Grace Prep High School
  • Teaching about the Importance of Minerals, by John W. Christensen, Global Science Curriculum Project
  • The Not-So-Rare Earth Elements, by Andrew A. Sicree, Ph.D., Grace Prep High School
  • Exploring Energy - Celebrate Earth Science Week 2010, by Geoff Camphire, American Geological Institute
Summer 2010
  • River Enhanced Snow Bands on the Mississippi River, by Andy Ervin
  • Low Budget Planetarium: A Classroom Model of the Night Sky, by Missy Holzer
  • A Primer on Satellite Oceanography, by Dr. Michael Passow
  • Using the Sciences of Geology and Archaeology to Bring Inquiry into the Classroom, by Shelly Anne Witham
  • GEMS Space Science Sequence: Making the Intangible Aspects of Astronomy Hands-on Using an Inquiry Approach, by Dr. James T. McDonald
  • As Evidence Grows, Will the Climate Debate Slow?, by Teri Eastburn
Spring 2010
  • NOAA's Adopt a Drifter Program: Track Your Drifting Buoy Along with Students Abroad  by Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA Climate Program Office, Climate Observation Division
  • NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program: Living and Learning at Sea by Elizabeth McMahon and Jennifer Hammond, NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program
  • Seeking Salt: NASA Aquarius to Fill Void in Ocean-Climate Understanding by Annette deCharon, University of Maine School of Marine Sciences
  • The Bridge: An Ocean of Free Education Resources by Christopher Petrone, Virginia Sea Grant Marine Extension Program
  • The Census of Marine Life: Bringing a Decade of Global Research into the Classroom by Celia Cackowski, Office of Marine Programs, University of Rhode Island
  • Coral Reefs: An Introduction and Educational Opportunities by Paulo Maurin, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
  • Using Ocean Observing Systems in the Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE) by Janice McDonnel (Rutgers University), Annette deCharon (University of Maine), and Cheryl Peach (Scripps Institute of Oceanography)
  • The MATE Center Prepares Students for Ocean-Related Technology Careers by Jill Zande and Caroline Brown, Marine Advanced Technology Center, Monterey Peninsula College
  • Aboard the JOIDES Resolution with the School of Rock!, by Joe Monaco, Redlands East Valley High School
  • Linking Introductory Chemistry and the Geosciences through Ocean Acidification 
    by Sarah Cooley and Heather Benway, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Breaking Ice, Building Knowledge: The Benefits of Ship-Based Teacher Research Experiences by Dolores Garay (Redd School), Janet Warburton (Polar TREC), and Kristin Timm (Arctic Research Consortium of the US)
  • A Fiber-Optic Telescope to the Deep Sea by Nancy Penrose, Regional Scale Nodes Program, University of Washington


Winter 2009
  • Five Activities for Differentiated Instruction on Human‑Induced Climate Change by Al Dorsch, Tanya Furman, and Laura Guertin
  • Students’ Inquiry in and about the Earth Science Classroom by Don Drozynski, Jenna Ellis, Tanya Furman, and Laura Guertin
  • Improving Comprehension of Geomorphic Concepts through Inquiry-Based Learning 
    by Jenna Ellis, Tanya Furman, Steve McAninch, and Heath Stout
  • Improving Earth Science Instruction with an Integrated Earth Systems Science Matrix 
    by Laura Charles, Cindy Klein, Marielle Narkiewicz, Laura Guertin, and Tanya Furman
  • Understanding the Rock Cycle Through a Choose Your Own Adventure® Classroom Activity 
    by Brad Hartwell, Ken Schoch, Laura Guertin, and Tanya Furman
  • The Rewards and Challenges of Integrating Graduate Student Teaching Fellows into the Middle and High School Classroom by Wendy Nelson, Tanya Furman, and Laura Guertin
  • Integrating Google Earth with the QUEST for Earth Science Literacy by Sara Neville and Laura Guertin
  • Designing Sustainable Communities: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Teaching Earth Systems Science by Jennifer Hoffman, Nicole Vishio, Meredith Bembenic, Laura Guertin, and Tanya Furman
Fall 2009
  • NESTA 2008 Membership Survey Results, Part 3: Member Concerns, Needs, and Trends by Roberta Johnson
  • Why was New Orleans Built and Why Should it Be? by JoAnn Burke
  • Understanding Climate – Celebrate Earth Science Week 2009 by Geoff Camphire
  • Shake it Up! Engaging Students in Engineering Problems and Experimental Design 
    by Michael Smith, Jan-Christopher Scharsig, and Rory Smith
  • Earthlearningidea – An initiative for the International Year of Planet Earth and beyond 
    by Chris King, Peter Kennett, and Elizabeth Devon
  • What Can High School Students Discover Experimentally about the Evolution of the Atmosphere?  by James Signorelli
Summer 2009
  • NESTA 2008 Membership Survey Results, Part 2: NESTA Resources and Programs 
    by Roberta Johnson
  • Linking the Geologic with the Biologic: Ecological Stewardship as a Means to Teach Geology Related to Coastal Land Loss by Pamela Blanchard
  • Building a Model in the Classroom to Illustrate Human Interference with Sand Drift by Hélder Pereira
  • Misconceptions in Astronomy: Identifying Them in Your Students and a New Teaching Resource to Help Address Them by James McDonald
  • Creationism in the New Texas Standards for Earth and Space Science by Steven Newton
Spring 2009
  • Earth Science Revolution by Marc Airhart
  • Professional Development through Effective Distance Learning by Doug Gillham and Kathy Sherman-Morris
  • NESTA 2008 Membership Survey Results Part 1: Demographics by Roberta Johnson
  • Delta Dynamics: Understanding Land-Loss in Louisiana by John Trowbridge
  • A Call to Action – Let’s Bring Rigorous Earth Science to the High Schools by Wendy Van Norden
  • Wind Chill by R. James Vavrek


Fall / Winter 2008
  • Satellite Observations in Science Education by Tommy Jasmin
  • Flying through Space: Developing Inquiry-Based Astronomy Curriculum Using World Wide Telescope by Lisa Dettloff
  • Inspiring Students to Explore Science Careers on Earth and in Space by Meredith Manning
  • Stellar Evolution: Cosmic Cycles of Formation and Destruction by Donna Young
  • Southwest Astronomy 2008: An Arizona Field Adventure by Ardis Herrold, Philip Becker, Tabby Eldredge, Linda Gardner, Jack Hentz and Linda Malone
  • What is the Quality of Your Nighttime Sky? by Kirsten Meymaris, Dennis Ward and Sandra Henderson
  • Google Sky in the Classroom by Andrew Connolly, Tina Ornduff and Lior Ron
Summer 2008
  • Opening Doors – Celebrate Earth Science Week 2008 by Ann E. Benbow and Geoff Camphire
  • Crazy Horse: The Memorial and the Geology by Jennifer Jay and Jeffrey Jay
  • Fall Speeds of Precipitation by James Vavrek
  • Science Notebooks Facilitate Weather Literacy by Lloyd Barrow, Cathy F. Wissehr and Chris Ratley
  • UNAVCO's Half-Day Educational Workshops on using High‑Precision Global Positioning System Data to Teach About Plate Tectonics by Celia Rose Schiffman and Shelley E. Olds
  • Your Planet Earth – An Outreach Initiative by Michael Benton
  • Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Atmospheric Science Literacy by Roberta Johnson and John Snow
Spring 2008
  • Professional Development at the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE)  by Barbara Bruno, Kate Achilles, Kimberley Weersing, Gordon Walker and Paul Kemp
  • SATELLITES: A Geospatial Technology Program for Teachers and Students by Mikell Lynne Hedley, Kevin Czajkowski, Terri Benko, Rick Landenburger, Brad Shellito, Mandy Munro-Stasiuk and Janet Struble
  • The Einstein Fellowship: A Year of Professional Development in Washington D.C. by Nicole LaDue, Kathy Gorski and Ann Coren
  • Did It Ever Rain on Mars? by K. Kitts, W. Luo and W. C. Hung
  • Preparing Teachers to Teach for Deep Understanding: A Curriculum-Based Approach 
    by William Penuel, Harold McWilliams, Carla McAuliffe, Ann Benbow, Colin Mably and Margaret Hayden
  • Creating Earth Scientists in Your Classroom Using MY NASA DATA by Lin Chambers, Susan Moore, Dennis Diones, Penny Oots and Carrie Phelps
  • University Contributions to Earth Science Teacher Professional Development by Kenneth Thompson, James Aber, DeWayne Backhus and Richard Sleezer
Winter 2008
  • Antarctica in High Definition by Robert Bindschadler, Brian Campbell and Paul Przyborski
  • Polar Explorations in the Classroom via Windows to the Universe by Lisa Gardiner, Roberta Johnson, Randy Russell, Teri Eastburn, Jennifer Bergman, Marina LaGrave, and Julia Genyuk
  • Circumpolar Permafrost Monitoring Program by Kenji Yoshikawa
  • The Ship Creek Ice Mystery, an ArctiQuest Research Expedition by Richard Shope
  • Frozen in Time: Many Choices for How to Teach Climate Change by Lynne Cherry, Carol Malnor and Gary Braasch


Fall 2007
  • Where’s Tornado Alley? by James Vavrek and Jim Allsopp
  • Kissing Mars Rocks with the Rover’s Rat,by David Williams, Jacob Bleacher, Veronica Zabala-Aliberto, Angelina Zabala, Patrick Whelley, Shelby Cave, and Ronald Greeley
  • Google Earth in the K-16 Geoscience Classroom by Steven Kluge
  • ‘Rock on’ in the Outdoors by Monica Ramirez and Cindy Gutierrez
  • Book Review by Michael Passow
Summer 2007
  • Earth Sciences & Sustainability by Peggy Green
  • The Biosphere: An Integral Part of the Planet and its Climate by Lisa Gardiner
  • Earth Science Week by Geoff Camphire
  • EarthStorm -Climatology by Andrea Melvin
  • Earth Science is Real Life by Bonnie Keller
  • Weather : Open the Windows by WeatherBug Schools Program
  • Earthlearning Ideas across the Globe by Chris King, Peter Kennett and Elizabeth Devon
Spring 2007
  • Mark Twain’s Geology by Michael Passow
  • Patriotic State Stones by Clare Marshall
  • Comparing Student Achievement in Two Learning Environments by Monica Ramirez and Cindy Gutierrez
  • Don’t forget about Inquiry When Teaching Weather by Lloyd Barrow, Cathy Wissehr and Chris Ratley
Winter 2007
  • Enhancing Earth Science Education with DLESE by Bryan Aivazian and Edward Geary
  • The Digital Water Education Library (DWEL) by Bryan Aivazian and Edward Geary
  • Soda Can Stratigraphy by Thomas McGuire
  • Lake Effect Snow by James Vavrek, Ronald Holle, Stanley Levine and Jim Allsopp


Fall 2006
  • Hurricane Strike! On Online Teaching Tool by Victoria Johnson
  • GLOBE at Night: A World-Wide Hunt for Stars!  by Dennis Ward1, Kirsten K. Meymaris, Sandra Henderson, Constance Walker, Stephen Pompea, Susan Gallagher, Randy Russell, and David Salisbury
  • Layers of Rock: A Classroom Activity by Lisa Gardiner
  • DLESE Teaching Boxes by Shelley Olds, Lynne Davis, Holly Devaul and Judy Scotchmoor
  • Digital Libraries: NSDL by Robert Payo
  • Rock Music in the Geoscience Classroom- Part Two by Lee Mishkin
  • Project ASTRO: Engaging Students in Astronomy by Michael Gibbs and Suzanne Gurton
Summer 2006
  • The Science of Thunder by James Varvek, Richard Kithil, Ronald L. Holle, Jim Allsopp and Mary Ann Cooper
  • Stars Have Stories by Jackie Karenbauer
  • NASA Missions Help Dissect Sea Level Rise by Rosemary Sullivant
  • Field Trips as an Aid to Teaching Earth Science Courses by Michael Issigonis
  • American Meteorological Society Education Programs by Michael Passow
  • Celebrate Earth Science Week! by Ann E Benbow and Geoff Camphire
  • Joshua Tree National Park: A Photo Journal by Michael Smith
Spring 2006
  • A Total Eclipse of the Sun  by Lou Mayo
  • Revisiting the BOSS Model: Building Resonance  by Michael Hubenthal
  • Rock Music in the Geoscience Classroom by Beth Johnson and Kathy Kitts
  • Statistical Analysis of Foci Data by Jason Petula
  • Investigating Lava Flows by Michael Smith and John Southard
Winter 2006
  • Mapping for Understanding our Changing World  by Joseph Kerski
  • Pelvis with Elvis by Lee Mishkin
  • Modeling the Path of our Sun in the Sky by Martin Schmidt
  • NY State Earth Science Teacher Conferences by Michael Passo
  • Investigating Lava Flows by Michael Smith and John Southard


Fall 2005
  • Earth Science Week Kits by Andrea Martin
  • What Educators Can Do During Earth Science Week by Geoff Camphire
  • Logs of Straw—Dendrochronology by Cindy Martinez and Andrea Martin
  • Exploring for Petroleum—Making an Oil Reserve by Cindy Martinez and Andrea Martin
  • Tapping the Power of the Media for Earth Science Week by Geoff Camphire
  • Careers in the Geosciences by Cindy Martinez
Summer 2005
  • Stories only Rocks Can Tell by Steve Bohlen
  • One Core at a Time by Andrea Johnson
  • Life of a Core by Andrea Johnson
  • Careers in Scientific Ocean Drilling by Katerina Petronotis
  • Microbes: Life Beneath the Seafloor by David Smith
  • Don’t Try This at Home
  • What You See Is What You Get
  • A Treasure Chest of Cores by Matthew Niemitz
  • Drilling Through Time: A Reader’s Guide to Climate Change
  • Daylight Period During the Equinoxes by Steve Kluge
  • Earth Science Students - Click Here! by Charles Burrows
Spring 2005
  • The IRIS Consortium by David Simpson
  • 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Indian Ocean Tsunami by Seth Stein and Emile Okal
  • Tsunami Preparedness in the United States by Roger Hansen and Paul Whitmore
  • Seismic Wave Demonstrations Using the Slinky by Lawrence Braile
  • Watch Earthquakes as They Occur by Michael Hubenthal
  • Student-Centered Experiments with Earthquake Data by Jeffrey Barker
  • EarthScope by Gayle Levy and John Taber
  • Using the Seismic Waves Program in Schools by Alan Jones
  • IRIS Seismographs in Schools Program by Gayle Levy and John Taber
  • Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami Classroom Exercise by David Robison and Steve Kluge
Winter 2005
  • Acid Thunder and World-Wide Weather by Jonathan Kahl, Craig Berg, Mary Gruhl and Tom Tennessen
  • Web-Based Science Classes by Aaron Spurr
  • Great Balls of Fire by James Vavrek, Ronald Holle,Mary Ann Cooper and Jim Allsopp
  • Meeting the Geoscience Challenge in New York by Michael Passow
  • Using Inquiry to Study Snow Days by Colleen Greenlaw-Whittel
  • Learning Contracts in Earth & Space Classrooms by Robertta Barba

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