A Field-Oriented Volcanology Course to Improve Earth Science Teaching
Mattox, Stephen Ross, Babb, Janet L., Journal of Geoscience Education
Volcanology for Earth Science Teachers (VEST), a teacher enhancement project conducted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH-Hilo), was funded by the National Science Foundation from 1994 to 1996. During the project, a total of 75 middle- and secondary-school Earth science teachers from Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California participated in the three-week summer workshop, which consisted of classroom sessions held at UH-Hilo and in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park plus field excursions to the five volcanoes that make up the island of Hawaii. In the VEST workshop, the teachers gained information and teaching ideas about volcanic processes, products, and …
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Publication information: Article title: A Field-Oriented Volcanology Course to Improve Earth Science Teaching. Contributors: Mattox, Stephen Ross - Author, Babb, Janet L. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Geoscience Education. Volume: 52. Issue: 2 Publication date: March 2004. Page number: 122+. © National Association of Geoscience Teachers Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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