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  • Articles in the Spring 2015 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
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    • Great Dayton Flood Inquiry Unit: Celebrating the Centennial of a
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Winter 2014 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Summer 2014 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Summer 2014 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Spring 2014 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
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    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Winter 2013 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Fall 2013 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Spring 2013 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Winter 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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
    Price: $10.00
  • Articles in the Fall 2012 issue of The Earth Scientist include:

    • 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

    The print version of this issue contains an Earth Science Week poster from AGI.

    Price: $10.00


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