[pccgrads] [Grads] Invitation to Geoengineering Presentations at Sammamish High School

Mu-Ting Chien muting at uw.edu
Tue Oct 22 10:56:32 PDT 2019

Hi Greta, Adam, and everyone,

I can join the activity on Thursday 1:30 pm-3:00 pm, but I don't have a
car. Anyone is leaving on Thursday noon from the department?

Best regards,

On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 10:04 AM Greta Shum <gshum at uw.edu> wrote:

> Just pinging this again!


> Adam, Michael and I need just a few more volunteers on both Wednesday and

> Thursday to judge geo-engineering presentations by environmental science

> students at Sammamish HS.


> This is really fun, easy way to engage with high school students and make

> a difference!


> The times are:

> *Wednesday (tomorrow) 9:30 am-1:00 pm *

> *Thursday 9:30 am-11:00 am*

> *Thursday 1:30 pm-3:00 pm*


> Thanks again so much!


> Greta


> On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM Adam Sokol <abs66 at uw.edu> wrote:


>> Hi all,


>> I'd like to extend an invitation to anyone interested to join us next *Wednesday

>> and Thursday (10/23 and 10/24) at Sammamish High School *in Bellevue for

>> some student presentations addressing the broad question "Can

>> geoengineering save the world?".


>> These presentations are the culmination of a ~6 week project assigned to

>> students in the AP Environmental Science and Frontiers in Science classes.

>> The students are excited to present in front of members from the UW

>> community, so we'd love to have as many people as we can attend. This is

>> the second year of this UW-Sammamish collaboration, which was started last

>> year as Michael Diamond's PCC Capstone project. Please see a more detailed

>> description of the project below.


>> The presentations are scheduled from *9:30am-1:00pm on Wednesday* and

>> from *9:30am-11:00am & 1:30pm-3:00pm on Thursday.* Please let me know if

>> you are interested in attending any portion of the presentations and we can

>> help arrange carpooling.


>> Cheers,

>> Adam


>> *Project Description*:

>> Students from Sammamish High School's AP Environmental Science and

>> Frontiers in Science classes will be presenting their research projects

>> about what role, if any, geoengineering proposals should play in our

>> response to climate change. Students will discuss how their selected

>> geoengineering proposals would work in the context of the physical climate

>> system and what implications it could have for society and unintended

>> consequences may result before reaching a conclusion about whether that

>> proposal is worth considering further. The geoengineering-themed

>> Problem-Based Learning module at Sammamish High School was developed in

>> 2018 as part of Michael Diamond's PCC Capstone in collaboration with Andre

>> Perkins (UW Atmospheric Sciences), Sammamish High School science

>> teachers Lisa Neshyba and Kristin Larson, and Sammamish High School

>> students. This year is the second iteration of the project.




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