83rd Annual

Poster Session 1: Poster Session: K-12, Popular and University Educational Initiatives

Sunday, 9 February 2003: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Organizers:  Marianne C. Hayes, Pueblo del Sol Elementary School and Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District
Investigating Vegetation Changes in Relation to Altitude and Environmental Factors Along Oliver and Clear Creeks in the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area of the Big Horn Mountains
Molly P. Steele, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and M. S. Guo, J. M. Vrentas, and J. Greenberg

Poster PDF (896.0 kB)
A Spatiotemporal Investigation of the Influences of Weather on the Hydrological Characteristics of a Montane Melt Water Environment
David Gibbons, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and J. Harding, N. Hutcheon, K. Nousek, E. Pierce, and B. S. Sandmeyer-Swails

Poster PDF (179.0 kB)
The Surface Energy Budget of a Mountain Region
David Gibbons, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and M. S. Guo, E. J. Myers, and K. Tawse

Poster PDF (144.8 kB)
The Influence of Meteorological and Geological Processes on the Formation, Development and Characteristics of Montane Lakes
Amy Drysdale, Knox Academy, Haddington, United Kingdom; and H. Ross, L. Ross, M. Shepherd, L. Downsbrough, and T. Menotti


Poster PDF (337.7 kB)
AMS' Education Program—A Decade of Success
Robert S. Weinbeck, State University of New York, College at Brockport, Brockport, NY; and I. W. Geer, D. R. Smith, J. M. Moran, E. J. Hopkins, E. W. Mills, and B. A. Blair

Poster PDF (23.5 kB)
Getting CERES about the weather
Ann T. Kelly, Our Lady of Sorrows School, St. Louis, MO

Incorportating Real-Time Data into the Classroom. The Digital GLOBE Project: Visualizing a Sustainable Future
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ

Poster PDF (56.1 kB)
A Chilling Educational Experience (Mt. Washington Winter Edu Trip)
Robert P. Wanton, NOAA/NWS, Mt. Holly, NJ; and W. J. Dyke, W. R. Huskin, and W. G. Vosburgh Jr.

Poster PDF (122.3 kB)
NOAA's Teacher at Sea
Dana Lee Tomlinson, Emory Elementary School, Chula Vista, CA

Teaching Oceanography in a K–6 Classroom
Linda J. Deal, Penn Manor School District, Lancaster, PA

Poster PDF (17.1 kB)
DataStreme: Weather from the AMS to the classroom
Hector Ibarra, West Branch Middle School, Iowa City, IA; and W. Ray and J. Meyer

A Follow-Up Study on National Weather Service K–12 Education and Outreach Programs
Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, NOAA/NWSFO, Taunton, MA; and W. T. Babcock

Poster PDF (297.7 kB)
Earth2class: Template for Scientist-Teacher Interactions
Michael J. Passow, Columbia Univ., New York, NY and White Plains Middle School and Teachers College, White Plains, NY; and C. M. Assumpco, C. Bandeirantes, and F. D. Baggio


Poster PDF (18.1 kB)
"Wandering The Watershed": Real-Life WES Experiences
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School and Teachers College, Columbia University, White Plains, NY; and C. Murphy and W. D. Blanchard

Continuing WES in North Carolina
Frankie C. Vann, Lakewood High School, Salemburg, NC


Poster PDF (9.6 kB)
Bridging the Pacific Ocean: Using Oceanography to Make Cultural Connections
Beth A. Jewell, Fairfax County Public Schools, Springfield, VA

Poster PDF (48.5 kB)
The University of Northern Iowa takes weather education by STORM
Claire Waites, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa; and C. Wolter

The use of Live Event Learning to teach high school meteorology in the new millennium
Craig R. Wolter, AMS/AERA and Windom Area High School, Windom, MN

Poster PDF (83.9 kB)
Techno-Meteorology: Educational Adventures in Cyberspace
Faye McCollum, Project Atmosphere/AERA and Muscogee County School District, Columbus, GA

Poster PDF (55.8 kB)
Oceanography in the Middle
Craig L. Croone, Northfield Middle School, Northfield, MN

Retired K–12 Teachers as Active Agents for AMS Education Programs
Lawrence E. Greenleaf, AMS/AERA, Belfast, ME

Poster PDF (16.0 kB)
Weathering the middle-school years: Using Web technology to make meteorology cool
Diane K. Fisher, NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA; and P. Everson and N. J. Leon

Analysis of a 30-Year Haines Index Climatology for the United States
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and B. E. Potter

Meteorology Education through Nature Centers
Sue Ellen Haupt, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and J. J. Barta

Poster PDF (226.0 kB)
Partnering with Youth Groups on Meteorological and Environmental Education Issues
Kenneth H. Kirkwood, MSC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and P. H. Whitfield

Poster PDF (106.6 kB)
Integrating GIS and Applied Meteorology
Richard K. Snow, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and M. M. Snow

Integrating GLOBE Student Data Observations at NCDC in Climate Monitoring Activities
Thomas F. Ross, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. R. Ansari and W. M. Faas

Poster PDF (345.0 kB)
Identifying students' alternate conceptions in meteorology
John Yoder, West Chester University, West Chester, PA; and R. Pandya

Poster PDF (62.7 kB)
Involving students in authentic research through student-teacher-scientist partnerships
Tamara Shapiro Ledley, TERC, Cambridge, MA; and N. Haddad, J. Lockwood, and D. Brooks


Poster PDF (475.7 kB)
Partnerships Help Save Lives
Ron Gird, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Lopes

EX-Files is a web-based, multi-media educational template

Virtual Meteorology: AMS Online Weather Studies
Aubrey Hartman, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA; and G. Fowler

Meteorology in the US Virgin Islands
David J. Smith, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Introducing an Applied Meteorology Course at Prairie View A&M University
Brian Cudnik, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX

Implementing Online Weather Studies Course at an HBCU: Case of Fayetteville State University
Adegoke Ademiluyi, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC; and R. Johnston

Poster PDF (8.6 kB)
Breaking the Digital Divide with the AMS Online Meteorology Program
Anthony L. Selimo, Passaic County Community College, Patterson, NJ

AMS Online Weather Studies: Where Do I Begin?
M. Carol Walker, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

Blackfeet Community College’s Air, Climate and Weather
Patricia Atkins, Blackfeet Community College, Browning, MT; and R. Keim

Harris E. Williams, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC


Online Weather Studies at California State University, Bakersfield
Jorge Talamantes, California State University, Bakersfield, CA

Richard L. Myers, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

Teaching Aviation Students Weather Using Online Weather Studies
Polly D. Steenhagen, Delaware State University, Dover, DE

Scientific Principles Of Weather And Climate
Valentina S. David, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL

Online Weather Studies in the Caribbean
Louis Pérez, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, Puerto Rico

Online Weather Studies at the Southeast College Of HCCS
Cheng Ting, Southeast College, Houston, TX; and T. Ting

Online Weather Studies at Talladega College
Charlie M. Stinson Jr., Talladega College, Talladega, AL