September 27, 2016
“Harnessing scientific understanding to resolve large, complex problems is fundamentally important to a healthy, safe, and prosperous nation and will remain a challenge to future geo-generations.” — GSA President Dr. Claudia Mora
September 21, 2016
Do your students know about “geoheritage”? Perhaps engage them with an exercise on the relevance of geoheritage, while teaching about Creative Commons images and the Earth Science Literacy Principles.
September 14, 2016
Who took this photo? Do you have permission to use it? Help students learn best practices in acquiring images for their projects by understanding Creative Commons and public domain sources.
September 7, 2016
Do you use the Earth Science Literacy Principles with your students? By sharing this document with your students and integrating it with classroom exercises and assignments, students can learn why and how the larger community feels about the importance of Earth science.
August 31, 2016
“Just one meeting with your mentee during Fall Meeting… can make a big difference for a graduate student who doesn’t see an opportunity to do research *and* outreach”
August 17, 2016
There is no right or wrong way to conduct your first class meeting of the semester – but are you using your time wisely? Explore these ideas for how to kick off the first day and every class day in the academic year.
August 8, 2016
Being a #SeriousAcademic on social media is a choice – a choice that can be incredibly successful and rewarding. Community-building and communication are all possible – with the right attitude.
August 3, 2016
Two recent exhibits in Washington DC showcase how science can be portrayed through art – ICEBERGS at the National Building Museum, and Washed Ashore at the National Zoo
July 26, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Jill Singer, named a 2016 CUR Fellow by the Council on Undergraduate Research for influencing undergraduate research through her own research, through scholarly or creative projects with undergraduates, and through demonstrated leadership activities
July 18, 2016
Here’s an idea for a take-home final exam – ask students why Earth science matters. Ask them to frame their response in the format of a script/video of a TED talk, and be prepared for some inspiring student submissions.