National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Southeastern Section Newsletter
Email Edition - Winter / Spring 2003
     
Calendar of Events 
 
March 13-14, 2003 South-Central & Southeastern GSA regional meeting in Memphis, TN (details below)
Oct. 4-5, 2003 Central Arkansas Gem, Rock, and Mineral Show, N. Little Rock, AR
Nov. 2-5, 2003 Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting, Seattle
Dec. 1-3, 2005 National Science Teachers Association meeting in Nashville, TN

Joint Meeting of South-Central and Southeastern GSA Memphis, TN

When and where:     

March 13-14, 2003, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Preregistration deadline:

February 14, 2003

More information:

http://www.geosociety.org/sectdiv/southc/03sc-semtg.htm

OF POSSIBLE INTEREST . . .

Symposia

1.     A 21st Century Look at the Cretaceous Coon Creek Formation
Stan Dunagan, (731) 587-7430; Michael Gibson, (731) 587-7435.

Theme Sessions

1.    Earth Science and Earthquake Education Resources for K-12 Science Teachers in the Central and Eastern United States
Sponsored by the Southeastern Section of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers and SE-GSA Education Committee.
Gary Patterson, (901) 678-2007, and Michelle Dry, both at
University of Memphis.

2.    Innovative Initiatives in Geoscience Education
Sponsored by the Southeastern Section of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers and SE-GSA Education Committee.
Shelley Miller, Saint Mary's School,
Raleigh, N.C., (919) 424-4050.

3.    Geoscience Innovation: Fostering the Achievement of Students with Disabilities
Wendi J.W. Williams,
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, (501) 569-3542.

Fieldtrips

1.    Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and History of Cretaceous Coon Creek Formation of Western Tennessee [404].

Sat. and Sun, March 15-16. Michael A. Gibson, and Stan Dunagan, both at University of Tennessee at Martin. Max.: 40; min.: 26. Cost: $140.

2.    Hands-on Earth Science at the Coon Creek Science Center [405].
Sat. and Sun, March 15-16. Ron Brister, University of Tennessee at Martin. Max.: 40; min.: 26. Cost: $140.

K-12 Professionals may register for $25 on-site!

See you in Memphis!

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