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December 10, 2019

Dr. G’s #AGU19 Spotlight – Invisible Rules in the Classroom

Enter the idea of “invisible rules”. We all thought we knew the boundaries of the task at hand, of the assignment in front of us… yet we were mistaken. If this is what we as experienced instructors think, imagine what our students think.

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December 9, 2019

Dr. G’s #AGU19 Spotlight – Scientist Spotlights and Profiles Online

As Scientist Spotlights require very little class time and complement existing curricula, they represent a promising tool for enhancing science identity, shifting stereotypes, and connecting content to issues of equity and diversity in a broad range of STEM classrooms.

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December 12, 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – Thriving Earth Exchange Story Slam

“AGUs Thriving Earth Exchange is when scientific knowledge and community wisdom come together, where scientists do not stand for people but stand along side them. This is new – this is a movement.”

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Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – A Giant of Tectonophysics: Marie Tharp

When you look at the color, shading, label placement, etc., in ocean maps, think of Marie Tharp and her legacy in marine cartography and cartographic design work.

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December 11, 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is a once in a career (once in a lifetime) opportunity. The decade will not be successful if we have 20,000 individual science papers – we need to think of the big picture, to define the core opportunities, and to deliver the results.

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December 6, 2018

Guest Post: First Timer’s Guide to the AGU Fall Meeting

What started as a tweet became a community guide for (not just) first-timers attending the AGU Fall Meeting. Check out the compilation by Laura Haynes, PhD candidate at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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December 20, 2016

Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – Marcia McNutt and Convergence in the Geosciences

“Convergence” is defined as the integration of engineering, physical sciences, computation, and life sciences in order to bring about profound benefits for health, energy, and environment… It is time for the geosciences to embrace convergence, as our future depends upon it.

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December 13, 2016

Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – Prince Albert II of Monaco

Prince Albert II of Monaco voiced his concerns about human impacts on the planet, but shared that it is not too late to act to save our global ocean and to generate planetary stability

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December 24, 2015

Dr. G’s #AGU15 Spotlight – Mentoring at the Fall Meeting

AGU piloted two new mentoring programs at the 2015 Fall Meeting – one for undergraduate students, one for those interested in science communication. I had the opportunity to participate as a mentor in both programs, and I encourage others t consider doing the same at AGU 2015 (and all year-round!).

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December 17, 2015

Dr. G’s #AGU15 Spotlight – [email protected]

“An evening of insightful and entertaining five-minute presentations by Earth and space scientists!”

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