Session 2 Engagement in Atmospheric Education—Research and Application

Monday, 13 January 2020: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
258C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 29th Conference on Education
Zachary Handlos, Georgia Institute of Technology, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA and Jeffrey A. Yuhas, Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ

2:00 PM
It’s a New Century for the AMS: What’s New with the Education Program for 2020 and Beyond?
Wendy Abshire, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC; and E. W. Mills, B. A. Blair, and C. Kauffman
2:30 PM
Helping Middle School Students Build Understanding of Hazardous Weather and Its Impacts with the GLOBE Weather Curriculum
Becca Hatheway, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Ristvey Jr., L. S. Gardiner, M. Rummel, E. Snode-Brenneman, J. S. Malmberg, R. Curry, L. H. Chambers, and T. Murphy
2:45 PM
Taking Poetic License With Atmospheric Dynamics
John A. Knox, The Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
3:00 PM
Characterizing Instructional Strategies within Atmospheric Science Courses
Zachary Handlos, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and C. E. Davenport and D. Kopacz
3:15 PM
Recommendations for Improving Teaching and Learning in Atmospheric Science through Research
Dawn Kopacz, Univ. of Nebraska−Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and W. J. Flynn, L. C. Maudlin, Z. Handlos, S. Gill, and A. T. Hirsch
3:30 PM
Narrated Animations and Still Frame Figures: When and How Should I Use Them?
Lindsay C. Maudlin, Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL; and K. S. McNeal, N. Soltis, and S. J. Hassol
3:45 PM
Mount Washington Observatory's Arctic Wednesdays Professional Development for Teachers
Brian J. Fitzgerald, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH; and W. Broussard
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