of the 2005 Workshop
Thursday, 15 November 2007, from 9:00am -
the Scripps Institution
of Oceanography's (SIO's) Institute
of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP), the Birch Aquarium at Scripps (BAS), San Diego State University (SDSU), the
Southern California Earthquake Center
CA Field Office of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/JPL) will hold its
annual Earthquake Education Workshop at Scripps
Institution of Oceanography's Visualization Center.
You can find the agenda to the 2007 workshop here.
2007 workshop photos can be found here.
workshop will explore the science of earthquakes and apply
these concepts to a wide range of activities (both hands-on
and technology driven). Topics
will be geared toward California
Earth Science Content Standards for 6th Grade, yet all educators are welcome
to attend. The Incorporated
Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), will
generously provide curriculum materials, posters, books
and many of the supplies for the workshop. Discussion leaders
include Debi Kilb (IGPP), Bridget Konter (NASA/JPL), Cheryl Peach (BAS) and Robert Mellors (SDSU).
participants and discussion leaders will examine how the activities
can be best implemented with middle school age students. Collectively
the group will consider content standards, what is known about
learning and the day-to-day challenges of teaching science. The
group will share model practices and have ample opportunity to
network. This day-long
workshop will present educators with Earth science teaching
materials designed for educational environments.
Materials (i.e., maps, CD-ROMs, books) - valued at $100
receive a certificate of course completion
- Activities to include:
- Shake Table Contest
- Plotting Earthquake Epicenters
- Tectonic Plate Puzzle
- California Faults
to get up-to-date information about earthquakes
Exploration of Seismicity: Local and Global
Meals served with an awe-inspiring ocean view
the workshop online collection of recommended resources here.