89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Session 4: University and Professional Educational Outreach in the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Hydrologic Sciences: Beyond the Conventional Classroom

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 125B (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Diane M. Stanitski, Geocation, LLC and Donna J. Charlevoix, UCAR
  8:30 AM
Earth system science education through the Earth System Science Education Alliance
Michael R. Witiw, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide, Everett, WA; and E. Close and R. J. Myers

  8:45 AM
Developing Inquiry-Based Learning Modules for Integration into Introductory Atmospheric Science Courses for Non-Majors
James Tobin, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and R. M. Mosier, C. C. Reed, C. Schumacher, and U. Karadkar

  9:15 AM
An Overview of the WxChallenge Forecasting Competition and Its Use as an Educational Tool
Bradley G. Illston, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara, M. Voss, and C. C. Weiss

  9:30 AM
European Meteorological Society and Education in Atmospheric Sciences
Tomas Halenka, Charles Univ., Prague, Czech Republic; and M. Belda