Poster Session 1 Poster Session I—Education

Monday, 8 January 2018: 4:15 PM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Diane M. Stanitski, NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO and Ann Reiser, NOAA, n/a, n/a, CO

Education initiatives are highlighted.

The Use of VR and AR Applications for Meteorological Education
Brian J. Billings, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and P. Dorofy

Mixed Reality Visualization of Rocket Launch Weather Criteria
Armani L. Cassel, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and E. Munoz and N. McHenry

Using Physical Intuition To Teach Concepts in Dynamics
Robert G. Fovell, Univ. at Albany, Albany, NY

Students of Purdue Observing Tornadic Thunderstorms for Research (SPOTTR): A Severe Storms Field Work Course at Purdue University
Robin Tanamachi, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and D. T. Dawson II, M. E. Baldwin, and L. Carleton Parker

Handout (8.3 MB)

Student Knowledge Structures: Considering a Fluid Parcel
Kathleen Quardokus Fisher, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL; and L. Saucer

Precipitating Change: Integrating Meteorology, Mathematics, and Computational Thinking
Amanda Hendrix, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and N. Marcum-Dietrich, C. Staudt, T. Moher, and M. Bruozas

Creating and Using OER Materials in an Intro-Level Atmospheric Science Class
Alison D. Nugent, Univ. of Hawaii at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI; and J. D. S. Griswold and C. Karamperidou

Impacts of the NSF-Funded ACES S-STEM Project on Atmospheric Sciences Students at a Public Liberal Arts University
Douglas K. Miller, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and M. Cameron, C. M. Godfrey, J. D. Brock, and C. C. Hennon
Manuscript (411.5 kB)

Handout (3.9 MB)

The Views of an "Adjunct" Teaching Upper Division Meteorology
George Frederick Jr., Univ. of the Incarnate Word, Georgetown, TX

Engaging Prospect Students in Meteorology with a Mobile Weather Station at the Alamo Colleges District
John Strybos, Alamo Colleges–San Antonio College, Live Oak, Texas

Using Twitter and Interactive Broadcasts to Engage and Empower Meteorology Students
Theresa Ruggiero, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Concord, MA

Updates to "Modtran Infrared Light in the Atmosphere"
Douglas Pease, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and D. Archer

Cloudy or Not, Here Comes the Meteorology!
Teresa M. Bals-Elsholz, Valparaiso Univ., Valparaiso, IN; and K. H. Goebbert and A. J. Stepanek

Cloud Identification Exercise
Wendilyn J. Flynn, Univ. of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Manuscript (34.3 kB)

Handout (34.3 kB)

The AMS Student Conference "Tools of the Trade" Session: An Open-Access Resource for Developing Computing Skills in the Atmospheric Sciences
Aryeh J. Drager, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. M. Hitchcock, C. T. Rhodes, S. W. Freeman, E. R. Nielsen, and J. A. Knox

Handout (9.0 MB)

Tips on Preparing Students for Careers Outside of Academia
Valerie Sloan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Haacker and R. L. Batchelor

Communicating One's Skill Set: Learning to Translate Experiences for Future Employers in Meteorology
Adam J. Stepanek, Valparaiso Univ., Valparaiso, IN; and T. M. Bals-Elsholz

Developing an Educational Program Using Science on a Sphere
Michelle Corcoran, Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ; and R. Tone, J. A. Yuhas, and E. L. Russell

Expanding the Footprint of MBWS
Rebecca Tone, Morristown-Beard School, Morristown, NJ; and C. Norteman, M. Corcoran, J. Schneider, R. Carchia, J. Dubose, M. DeSimone, V. Sharma, and J. A. Yuhas

Creating a High School Weather Community: Information from Us, for Us
Henry Nelson, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, Concord, MA; and W. Hickman, E. Marano, and T. Ruggiero

Collaborative Teaching to Enhance Science Elementary School Pre-Service Teacher Knowledge of Climate
Felicia Widerlewis, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, FL; and J. Arnold and A. Miller-Jenkins

Place-Based Learning about Climate with Elementary GLOBE
Lisa S. Gardiner, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Hatheway, J. Taylor, D. M. Stanitski, and T. R. Harte

An Intrusive Research Mentoring Program in Remote Sensing for Undergraduate Minority Students
Reginald Blake, New York City College of Technology, City Univ. of New York, Brooklyn, NY; and J. Liou-Mark, H. Norouzi, and L. Yuen-Lau

Undergraduate Student Experiences as Part of the NSF-IUSE Geoscience Engagement and Outreach Program: Student Research Using GIS-Based Spatial Analysis of Rain Rates
Corene J. Matyas, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and K. Stofer, J. Judge, H. Lannon, and B. Lanman
Manuscript (421.7 kB)

Handout (900.3 kB)

Pathways to Atmospheric Science Through Immersion in Geoscience Research
Melissa A. Burt, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. Bililign, A. S. Denning, K. Schimmel, A. Mekonnen, Y. L. Lin, J. Zhang, M. Jha, and B. Banks

The Next Generation of Leaders is Here! Taking the SOARS Program Nationally
Rebecca Haacker, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Mayo, R. L. Batchelor, and D. A. Hence

Coloring as a Means to Lightning Data Exploration
Deborah K. Smith, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and T. Smith, L. Sinclair, A. M. Weigel, and K. Bugbee

Community-Based Problem Solving to Introduce Inclusive STEM Pedagogies
Richard Wagner, Metropolitan State Univ. of Denver, Denver, CO; and J. Johnson

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