Mr McNeely

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On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will occur in the United States. The eclipse will be visible along a line stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. Millions of people live near the path of totality, the area where the total eclipse is
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In this laboratory exercise, students will be able to construct a scaled model of the solar system. The finished model is nearly two meters long! All of the paper shapes to create the lab are included in the model template, so no adding machine tape
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In 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan changed the source of its drinking water. The ramifications of this decision continue to this day. Thousands of residents were exposed to lead-contaminated drinking water. The people in charge at the State and
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Could cold, lifeless stone hold the key to every living thing on earth? Geologist Robert Hazen travels the globe, from a market in Marrakech to the southern coast of Australia, investigating the evidence of life's origin and evolution and its
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The story of Hurricane Katrina is one of tragedy, incompetence, and heroism. This high-interest video from National Geographic presents a fair overview of a controversial event in American history. (Note: The video must be obtained separately, it is
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History Channel's How the Earth Was Made is a wonderful documentary series about geology and earth science. In the episode titled "Birth of the Earth," the series presents evidence for the age of the earth and its early development. The episode is
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Seasons Interactive is an Internet activity for Middle to High School Earth/Space Science students. This lab is designed to use with the SEPUB Seasons Interactive Internet site, an excellent resource for teaching earth science. The lab will enable
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In this lab exercise, students will work with some of the major evidence for climate change (global warming) that scientists have collected. Atmospheric scientists theorize that increasing amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) are related to the warming
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The constellations represent the story of our universe, and they contain a representative sample of much of what we can see in space. This high-interest video from The History Channel provides a nice overview of a wide range of topics in astronomy.
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The 88 constellations tell the story of our universe and our fascination with the night sky. Students find the tangible aspects of astronomy, the identification of stars and constellations, to be fun and engaging. With this in mind, I wrote a puzzle
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Based on Carl Sagan's "Cosmos", the Cosmic Calendar is a model that compares the 13.8 billion year history of the universe to a single calendar year. In the Cosmic Calendar, January 01 represents the Big Bang, and December 31 represents "now." In
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How has the human body evolved over time? What are some specific features that can be traced to back to distant ancestors on the tree of life? Dr. Neil Shubin, the discoverer of the famous Tiktaalik fossil, takes viewers on an odyssey of space in
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The end of the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago represents one of the greatest natural catastrophes in recent earth history. Nearly 70% of dinosaurs and other animal life, and 60% of plant life, disappeared essentially overnight. In 1980,
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I use Dinah Moche's popular work "Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide" as a textbook for my elective high school Astronomy class. While teaching Astronomy, I prepared PowerPoint slides to accompany each chapter that I use from the book. I offered these
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This lab enables students to access some of the terrific physics and chemistry demos provided by the PhET Interactive Simulations Internet site of the University of Colorado at Boulder (https://phet.colorado.edu/). The demos selected for this lab
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In February 2011, the world watched in horror as Japan experienced one of the greatest natural disasters of modern times. A magnitude 9 earthquake near the northwest coast of the island nation spawned a tsunami that ravaged the Japanese coastline.
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This high-interest video, documents the work of James Balog, a photographer and nature cinematographer, who travels the earth's icy regions in order to document the effects of global climate change. In this video, Balog visits glaciers in Alaska
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The puzzles are composed of vocabulary and terms related to geologic time and dating earth history. Includes crossword puzzles (one-sided and two-sided handouts) and a word search. The crossword puzzle consists of short clues that provide starting
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In this lab, students apply Steno's Laws of relative dating to various examples involving sedimentary rock layers, folding, and igneous intrusions. Problems include James Hutton's observations at Siccar Point, Scotland, as well as examples of
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Treasures of the Earth: Gems, Metals, and Power. This fun and educational series from PBS NOVA details the history and importance of precious resources such as the gemstones diamond, sapphire, and opal; metals like gold, iron, and aluminum; and
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Earth and space science teacher since 1996. Also teach Integrated Physics and Astronomy.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on teaching style. Visual and auditory learner.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

University of Notre Dame QuarkNet teacher; NASA "Eyes in the Sky II" ambassador; Project CLEA, Gettysburg College

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor of science degree in geology. Master's degree in physics education from Western Governors University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Amateur astronomer and telescope enthusiast. Enjoy being home with my family, reading, and computers.

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