Geoscience Research and Outreach

Schools and Public Engagement

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6942-7 (Print) 978-94-007-6943-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Introduction: The Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Geoscience and Educational Research in Outreach Activities

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      Pages 11-15

      Perceptions of Time Matter: The Importance of Geoscience Outreach

  3. Field-Based Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-45

      Engaging Alaska Communities and Students in Cryospheric Research

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      Pages 47-54

      The Salish Sea Expedition: Science Outreach from the Gangplank

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      Pages 55-77

      Problem-Based Learning in the Field Setting

  4. Online Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-89

      From Local to EXtreme Environments (FLEXE): Connecting Students and Scientists in Online Forums

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      Pages 91-101

      Communicating Scientific Research Through the Web and Social Media: Experience of the United Nations University with the Our World 2.0 Web Magazine

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      Chapter

      Pages 103-119

      Marine Geosciences from a Different Perspective: “Edutainment” Video Clips by Pupils and Scientists

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      Pages 121-142

      Small, Subject-Oriented Educational Resource Gateways: What Are Their Roles in Geoscience Education?

  5. Workshop- and Laboratory-Based Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-170

      The European Experience of Educational Seismology

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      Pages 171-189

      EARTHTIME: Teaching Geochronology to High School Students in the USA

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      Pages 191-202

      Little Meteorological Workshop: An Extracurricular School Activity for Pupils

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      Chapter

      Pages 203-223

      Grasping Deep Time with Scaled Space in Personal Environs

  6. Programme Design

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Chapter

      Pages 227-250

      Integrating Geoscience Research in Primary and Secondary Education

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      Chapter

      Pages 251-271

      Bridging Scientific Research and Science Education in High Schools Through Authentic and Simulated Science Experiences

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      Chapter

      Pages 273-292

      Using Guided Inquiry Tools with Online Geosciences Data from the Great Lakes

  7. Promoting Research-Enhanced Outreach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Chapter

      Pages 295-301

      Communicating Climate Science from a Data-Centered Perspective

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      Pages 303-309

      Geoscience Outreach Education with the Local Community

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      Chapter

      Pages 311-333

      Using Research to Promote Action in Earth Science Professional Development for Teachers

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 335-340