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Teaching about Energy in Geoscience Courses

Offered as a portion of the Geological Society of America -- Northeastern Section's Annual Meeting.

A $30 workshop only registration fee is available for those not attending the meeting. Information on CEUs is available on the Registration page.

Fred Loxsom, Eastern Connecticut State Univ.

Increasing demand for energy resources and the environmental impact of energy consumption are among the most relevant and interesting topics in science today. This one-day workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about and discuss energy geoscience topics, including climate change, nuclear power, clean coal, shale gas, and geothermal energy. Workshop presenters will introduce these topics and explore ideas for integrating energy science and policy into geoscience courses. Workshop participants will work together in small groups to share and develop teaching ideas and materials appropriate for classrooms, labs, and field trips.

Date and time
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM, 2012-03-17
Registration deadline
2012-03-16
E-mail
Web link
http://www.geosociety.org/Sections/ne/2012mtg/index.htm
City
Hartford
State or Province
CT
Country
USA

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