July 2013 – The Circle and 4 Directions; An Earth Scientist’s Hints for Interdisciplinary Education

The Circle and 4 Directions; An Earth Scientist’s Hints for Interdisciplinary Education (July, 2013)
A 3-hour workshop for Denver area school teachers (K-8) that explored ancient understandings of Earth through symbols and stories and modern understanding of Earth through Gaia Theory. The take-home message was that ancient symbols, used in conjunction with modern Earth system science provides a needed context for successful interdisciplinary education. Workshop included demonstrations and art activities.

Testimonial from Participants
“My brain wants to EXPLODE from the concepts learned today. . . and that’s a wonderful thing!”
“You have a great energy and passion for this; thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject!”
“Great class! Loved the story! Great presentation!”

RAFT Conference July 2013 (800x600)


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