Category Archives: science education

Simulating river processes…ooh shiny, stream table!

I’ve got a shiny new Emriver Em2 river processes simulator (i.e., stream table), thanks to departmental equipment funds and enthusiastic colleagues. I’ve been on sabbatical this semester and away from campus, so I haven’t had a chance to play with … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, public science, science education

Hydrologist + professor = Anne’s answers to career profile questions

A few weeks ago, I was asked to answer some questions for a career profile section of a website aimed at students looking at college degree options. The website creators wanted to use me as their profile of a hydrologist, … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, hydrology, science education

Not to scale

Like all geologists, I’m a great fan of scale bars. Except, it seems, on some of my figures… Continue reading

Categories: geology, public science, science education

The elephants in the room at ScienceOnline 2011

The undercurrents and unresolved issues at ScienceOnline 2011, that I feel are going to be an important component of online conversations in the next 12 months. Continue reading

Categories: antiscience, bloggery, conferences, public science, science education

An avalanche at the museum

At the Chicago Museum of Science & Technology, make your own debris flows with the hypnotic Avalanche Disk. Continue reading

Categories: geohazards, geology, geophysics, public science, science education