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March 21, 2022

On-site training to be an Onboard Outreach Officer on JOIDES Resolution

What happens between the time one is accepted to sail on the JR as an education/outreach officer and the actual day one boards the ship? Alot of training! Learn more about how we prepare to do science communications from the JOIDES Resolution.

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March 18, 2022

The missions of H.M.S. Challenger and JOIDES Resolution – a comparison of ocean exploration then and now

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the departure of the first ocean research expedition, H.M.S. Challenger. This year is when I am departing on JOIDES Resolution. I thought it would be interesting with Challenger’s anniversary to take a moment and reflect upon the mission of each research vessel to see how their missions are different between the two ships and over time.

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March 14, 2022

Using learning analytics in courses via Review, Amend, Apply

Implementing practices such as Review, Amend, Apply have the opportunity for us to create a more inclusive, equitable, and supportive learning environment. We can’t address all of the questions we have in just one semester, but by taking some time to work forward with thought and intention, we can improve our own pedagogical practices while increasing student success each time we teach.

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March 3, 2022

The Iditarod marks 50 years – but not all from the same starting point

I created a quilt in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and to acknowledge the impact of warming temperatures.

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February 11, 2022

February birthdays – the discipline of oceanography and early NOAA organizations

The month of February is a month with some significant beginnings in ocean science

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Student-generated geoscience voicemails for the future – or present

Creative geoscience-themed voicemail assignments can help students with communication and research skills, along with practice telling stories of science and solutions

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February 2, 2022

Should “listening” be one of the skills we teach students?

It makes me think back to my New Year’s Resolution post for 2022, asking everyone to take climate action, and one way to do just this is to talk about climate. But it doesn’t help to have people talk about climate if no one is listening effectively!

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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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