Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

42 Soils 101: From the Pulpit to the Pit

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Education and Outreach
Share your teaching tips for Soil Science and Agronomy programs to help students comprehend the material and stay engaged in learning through lab, field and online exercises.

K-12 Outreach and Activities Community

Monday, October 23, 2017: 8:25 AM-11:00 AM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 7

April L. Ulery
Garrett C. Liles
8:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:30 AM
A Survey of Introductory Soil Science Curricula at 2- and 4-Year Institutions in the United States.
Nicolas A. Jelinski, University of Minnesota; Colby J. Moorberg, Kansas State University; Michel D. Ransom, Kansas State University; James Bell, University of Minnesota
8:45 AM
A Comparison of Different Teaching Strategies in a Soil Science Class.
Salvador Ramirez II, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Martha Mamo, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Meghan E. Sindelar, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Timothy Kettler, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Carol Speth, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
9:00 AM
Engaging Students in a Soils Discussion.
Michael L. Mashtare Jr., Purdue University; John G. Graveel, Purdue University
9:15 AM
Integrating Lecture and Lab Activities in Introductory Soils.
Gordon L. Rees, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
9:30 AM
Delivery and Student Perceptions of Drive-through Laboratory Sessions.
Sergio Manacpo Abit Jr., Oklahoma State University; James Lasquites, Oklahoma State University; Patrick Curl, Oklahoma State University
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Dirty Hands = an Active Mind!.
Garrett C. Liles, California State University-Chico
10:15 AM
Engaging Students in Lecture: Flipping a Nutrient Management Course.
Mark Keck, UNL; Martha Mamo, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Meghan E. Sindelar, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Leah Sandall, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Sydney Brown, UNL
10:45 AM
Soil Quality Assessment: Opening Minds to a Different View of the Soil.
V. Steven Green, Arkansas State University; David Saarnio, Arkansas State University
11:00 AM