Earth and mind : how geologists think and learn about the earth / edited by Cathryn A. Manduca and David W. Mogk

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Subjects: Earth sciences
Earth sciences--Study and teaching
Geology--Study and teaching
Earth scientists--Attitudes
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, c2006
Series: Special paper 413
Special papers (Geological Society of America) 413
LC Classification: Q, QE
Physical Description: vi, 188 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: How geologists think and learn about the earth
Additional Authors: Manduca, Cathryn A
Mogk, David W
Geological Society of America
Notes: ISBN: 0813724139
ISBN: 9780813724133
EAN: 9780813724133
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Learning from earth: The concepts of beauty and creativity: earth science thinking / Susan W. Kieffer -- Geologic mapping: where the rubber meets the road / W. G. Ernst -- Plate tectonics, the general theory: complex earth is simpler than you think / Don L. Anderson -- Modeling geocomplexity: "a new kind of science" / Donald L. Turcotte -- Learning about geoscience thinking: Spatial thinking in the geosciences and cognitive sciences: a cross-disciplinary look at the intersection of the two fields / Kim A. Kastens and Toru Ishikawa -- Building an understanding of geological time: a cognitive synthesis of the "macro" and "micro" scales of time / Jeff Dodick and Nir Orion -- Student understanding of complex earth systems / Bruce E. Herbert -- Rediscovering the historical methodology of the earth sciences by analyzing scientific communication styles / Jeff Dodick and Shlomo Argamon -- Understanding and enhancing visualizations: two models of collaboration between earth science and cognitive science / David N. Rapp, David H. Uttal -- Helping students learn: Engineering geosciences learning experiences using the Learning-for-use design framework / Daniel C. Edelson, Virginia M. Pitts, Christina M. Salierno, Bruce L. Sherin -- Building geoscience vocabularies using a data visualization tool (WorldWatcher) / Michael R. Taber and Kristin Quadracci -- The hidden earth: interactive, computer-based modules for geoscience learning / Stephen J. Reynolds, Michael D. Piburn, Debra E. Leedy, Carla M. McAuliffe, James P. Birk, Julia K. Johnson -- STELLA modeling as a tool for understanding the dynamics of earth systems / David M. Bice -- An agenda for the future
OCLC Number: 76838409
ISBN/ISSN: 0813724139