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January 24, 2022

In My Element – scientists sharing their stories, from LabX

In My Element is a video series that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at scientists’ work, their fascinating stories, and how they ended up… In Their Element.

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January 16, 2022

Announcing Stitch Your Science 2022

Based upon the success of Quilt Your Science 2021, we are expanding to include other creative items (anything made with a needle) that are themed on climate (climate science, climate action, climate justice, etc.). Engage, educate, and elevate climate with our virtual community through Stitch Your Science 2022! All ages and skill levels welcome to participate.

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January 14, 2022

Getting students to create their Climate Action Venn Diagram

There are so many calls for climate action, and these calls are increasing in volume and numbers. My 2022 New Year’s Resolution blog post was on climate action (I encourage you to check out the links in the blog post). But I know for my students, there needs to be a little more mentoring and guidance to help them feel prepared and empowered to take those steps and make a …

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January 12, 2022

Starting the semester with understanding, decoding, and the process of science

Here are a few resources that may be useful to share with students as one kicks off the semester and starts talking about understanding, decoding, and the process of science

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January 1, 2022

A New Year’s resolution: Climate action

There are so many topics and efforts that deserve our attention – how can we possibly select which one (or more than one) to declare as a New Year’s resolution? One can’t go wrong with increasing our actions relating to addressing climate change.

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December 31, 2021

Top Science Stories of 2021 – what would our students say?

If you ask your students what were the major scientific accomplishments in 2021, what would they say? Are they aware of what happened in the previous year, as well as the major concerns and challenges in the sciences?

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December 28, 2021

Getting students to create a course purpose statement

Having students write a course purpose statement at the beginning of a semester provides them an opportunity to articulate why they selected to study this content, what their overall learning goals are, and what they aim to accomplish in this course.

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December 27, 2021

A celebration of Quilt Your Science 2021

When you put out a call for mini quilts themed on earth/space science, what you get in return is creativity and inspiration!

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December 20, 2021

Thank you, AGU Staff, for Fall Meeting 2021

My first blog post from the 2021 AGU Fall Meeting is dedicated to the AGU staff for their incredible preparation and effort into planning and carrying out the first/largest hybrid conference – paving the way for new ideas and models of connection and collaboration among the global science community

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December 10, 2021

Reading books from diverse authors – a campus program that builds an earth science curriculum

My continuing work with my URGE pod to be actively anti-racist in the geoscience classroom has me reflecting even more on the role of books/essays written by diverse authors and the impact these words can have on students as well as the overall curriculum

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