[pccgrads] [Grads] Invitation to Geoengineering Presentations
at Sammamish High School
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?
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!
> 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.
>> *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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