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Middle- and High-school teachers at Firehole, River, Yellowstone National Park. Extremeties workshop.

Middle- and High-school teachers at Firehole River, Yellowstone National Park. Extremeties workshop.

 

 

Dr. Allan H. Treiman
Educational Activities
Professional Development: Teacher Training Workshops
Research Supervision
Curriculum Development
Teaching
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EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES 
  • Professional Development: Teacher Training Workshops 

  • Research Supervision
    • Postoctoral Research
      • Dr. Celeste Mercer, Lunar and Martian Petrology, 2010–present. 
      • Dr. Juliane Gross, Lunar and Martian Petrology, 2009–present. 
      • Dr. Justin Filiberto, Acid fog on Mars: Constraints from high-pressure phase equilibria, 2006–2009. 
      • Dr. Don Musselwhite, Li, Be, B, and halogens in Martian basalts: High-pressure experiments and natural analogs, 2003–2006. 
      • Dr. Chris Herd, Li, Be, and B in Martian basalts: Low-pressure experiments and natural analogs, 2001–2003. 
    • Graduate Research
      • M.S.: Heather Berglund, Univ. Houston, Lunar ferroan anorthosites: Geochemical Constraints from LaA-ICP-MS, 2007–2009. 
      • M.S.: Amy Maloy, Rice Univ., Geochemistry and Petrology of Lunar Highland Granulites, 2004–2006. 
      • Ph.D.: Laurel Kirkland, Rice Univ., Near- and Mid-IR Spectrometry of Mars, 1994–1999. 
      • M.A.: Linda Fluk. Boston Univ., Mafic Enclaves in the Eastern White Mountain Batholith, New Hampshire. 1989. 
      • M.A.: E. Diaz, Boston Univ., Petrogenesis of a Niobium-rich Carbonatite Dike, Oka, Quebec. 1988.
    • Undergraduate Research
      • LPI Summer Internships, Lunar and Planetary Institute 
        • Mineral Chemistry of Basalt from Lunar Highland Meteorites. K. Robinson, Univ. Chicago, IL. 2009. 
        • Granulites in lunar meteorites: Bulk composition and origin. K. Rahilly, Smith College, MA. 2008. 
        • Classification and Orientation of Martian Gullies to Determine Origin. R. Morgan, Chadron State College, Nebraska. 2005. 
        • Granulites in Lunar Meteorite ALHA81005: The Undiscovered Highlands. A. Maloy, Miami University of Ohio, 2003. 
        • Shock metamorphism of diogenite meteorites. E. McLeish, University College, London, 2002. 
        • The Serra de Mage cumulate eucrite. K. Goldman, Eastern Illinois U., 2001. 
        • Stratigraphy of Ganges Mensa, Mars. M. Higbee, Skidmore College, 2001. 
        • Sedimentary deposits in Gangis Chasma, Mars: Stereo and Geomorphic Analysis. J. Waggoner, South Dakota School of Mines, 1999. 
        • Geochemical modeling of low-temperature weathering of Martian rocks. A. Wallendahl, U. Montana. Lunar and Planetary Institute, 1998. 
        • Geology of the Reull Vallis region, Mars. P. Leth, Pomona College. Lunar and Planetary Institute, 1996. 
        • Fault-continuation ridges in the Valles Marineris, Mars. K. Spiker, N.M. School of Mines. Lunar and Planetary Institute, 1995. 
        • Layering in the walls of Valles Marineris, Mars. K. Fuks, U. Georgia. Lunar and Planetary Institute, 1994. 
      • Senior Year Research 
        • Subsurface structures on Mars as exposed in impact craters. J. Cohen, Rice University. Lunar and Planetary Institute, 1998–1999. 
        • The olivine-fassaite liquidus: experiments and implications for the angrite achondrites and Ca-Al chondrules. S. Sherman. Boston Univ., 1989. 
      • High-School Mentorships
        • Parallax of the Moon. Kathy Lee, senior and Clear Creek High School, TX. 2004 
        • Meteor Showers on Mars. Summer Rolin, junior at Clear Brook High School, TX, 1999. 
  • Curriculum Development
    • "ALTA Reflectance Spectrometer: Introduction and Classroom Exercises." Curriculum about light and vision based on a hand-held reflectance spectrometer - grades 8–college. 
    • "Exploring the Solar System", continuing development of LPI's gifted and talented course for 5–6th grade students, offered through local school districtS. Thirteen terms, 1993–present. 
    • "Exploring Meteorite Mysteries": Team member in planning, development, writing, and testing of a multi-disciplinary, hands-on and heads-on science curriculum targeted for 8th grade science, with options for use in 4th through 12th grades. 1997. 
    • "Liftoff '94: Roving the Red Planet": Space Grant-sponsored teacher training workshop. Team member in planning of materials, presentations and activities. Presented talks on Mars Geology, Rocks on Mars, and Life on Mars. Participated in Mars Rover exercises. 
    • Science Core Program. Team member representing geology and chemistry in preparing structure, syllabus, and logistics for integrated core science curriculum for freshman level. Boston University, 1988–89. 
    • College geology curriculum review, 1988–1989. Team member in a successful effort to increase enrollments and provide better job preparation through revision of departmental curriculum and degree requirements. 
Classroom Teaching 
  • University Level 
    • Advanced Petrology - Graduate/Undergraduate 
    • Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks (including new lab sequence with field/regional focus) - Advanced Undergraduate 
    • Optical Mineralogy - Advanced Undergraduate 
    • Phase Equilibria - Graduate/Undergraduate 
    • Geology of North America - Advanced Undergraduate 
    • Physical Geology - Introductory 
    • Environmental Geology - Introductory 
    • Remote Sensing - Introductory 
    • Geology of Granites - Independent Study 
    • Carbonatites - Independent Study 
    • Undergraduate Research: Experimental Petrology 
    • Chemistry - Introductory, through Core Science Curriculum. 
    • Field Camp - University of Michigan, Camp Davis, WY 
  • K-12  
    • "Rocks from Space," Mini-Course on Meteorites for G/T students, 6-8th grades, Clear Creek ISD 2003. Included tutorial at JSC Meteorite Curatorial Facility.
    • "Space Days", K.E. Little Elementary, Dickinson ISD, 2001–2004. Reflectance spectroscopy, Mars geology, meteorites. 
    • "Exploring the Solar System", participant teacher in the LPI's gifted and talented course for 5th grade students, offered through local school districts. Thirteen terms, 1993–present. 
    • "ALH 84001: Evidence for Life." Presented talk to K-12 teachers at the 1996 Arizona State University K-12 Teachers Workshop: "Blast off to Mars." August 24, 1996. 
    • "Kids and Chemistry", assisted presentation of these American Chemical Society hands-on lab exercises to the grade students, Ed White (TX) Elementary School, 1995. 
    • Invited Speaker, Seabrook (TX) Intermediate School, presentation "Life on Mars," 1994. Meteorites, planetary geology, science careers: volunteer and invited guest to elementary and junior-high classes, 1988–present. 
EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

Higbie M.A., Treiman A.H., Kiefer W.S., and Shipp S.S. (2005) Using a field experience to build understanding of planetary geology. Lunar Planet. Sci. XXXVI, Abstr. #2377. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston (CD-ROM).

Higbie M., Treiman A., Kiefer W., and Shipp S. (2004) Using a Field Experience to Build Understanding of Planetary Geology. EOS Trans. AGU 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract ED13D-0742.

Treiman A.H., H. Newsom, T. Hoehler, C. Tsairides, K. Karlstrom, L. Crossey, W. Kiefer, S. Kadel, F. Garcia-Pichel, J. Aubele, L. Crumpler (2003) Field/Lab Training Workshops in Planetary Geology and Astrobiology for Secondary School Teachers. EOS Trans. AGU 84(46), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract ED41A-07.

Kiefer W.S. and Treiman A.H. (2003) Exploring Mars: 2002. NASA Educational Brief . NASA. Lunar and Planetary Institute Contrib. # 1111.

Kiefer W.S., Herrick R.R., Treiman A.H., and Thompson P.S. (2002) Exploring the Solar System: A Science Enrichment Class for Gifted Elementary School Students (abstr). NASA Office of Space Science Education and Outreach Conference 2002, p. 33.

Treiman A.H., Kiefer W.S., Thompson P.B., Irving A.J., and Johnson K.M. (2002) Field Geology Workshops: Summer Training Programs for K-12 Science Teachers (abstr). NASA Office of Space Science Education and Outreach Conference 2002, p. 153.

Treiman A.H. and Thompson P. (2000) Out of sight - out of mind: Invisible light in earth and planetary science (abstract). Program, National Science Teachers Assoc. Regional Convention, Boise, ID.

Treiman A.H. and Kiefer W.S. (1999) Exploring Mars: 1999. NASA Educational Brief EB-1999-02-128-HQ. NASA. Lunar and Planetary Institute Contrib. # 960.

LPI Education/Outreach Dept. (1999) Curriculum Guide for the ALPHA Gifted and Talented Program. Exploring the Solar System. LPI Publication, in press.

Treiman A.H. (1998) ALTA Reflectance Spectrometer: Introduction and Classroom Exercises. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. Contrib. # 952.

Treiman A.H. and Thompson P. (1998) The Planets Through Electronic and Human Eyes: What "It" Sees Is Not What You See! (abstract). Program, National Science Teachers Assoc. National Convention, Las Vegas, NV. unpaginated.

Lindstrom M., Allen J., Treiman A.H., Allen C., Dodson A., Burch J., Crowell K., Luksch R., Stocco K., Swaby B., Tobola K. (1997) Exploring Meteorite Mysteries: A Science Curriculum for grades 4–12. NASA EG-1997-08-104-HQ.

Treiman A.H. and Kiefer W.S. (1997) Exploring Mars. NASA Education Brief EB-1997-01-120-HQ.

Dasch P. and Treiman A.H. (1997) Ancient Life on Mars???. Slide set and caption booklet. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston.

Treiman A.H. and Thompson P (1997) Environmental and 'planetary' remote sensing with a lab spectrometer (abstract). Program, National Science Teachers Assoc. National Convention, New Orleans. unpaginated. 

Treiman A.H. (1997) Meteorites from Mars, Earth in Space 9, 11–12.

Treiman A.H. (1996) Life on Mars? Geoscience News (University of Michigan Alumni Newsletter), December 1996.

Treiman A.H. and Kiefer W.S. (1996) Exploring Mars: 1996. LPI Educational Brief 96-01. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. 

Treiman A.H. (1996) Meteorites from the Moon and Mars. in Dasch J. ed., Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences.

Treiman A.H. (1996) Rocks and Their Study. in Dasch J. ed., Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences.

Treiman A.H. (1996) Magma. in Dasch J. ed., Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences.

Kiefer W.S., Treiman A.H., and Clifford S.M. (1995) Red Planet: A Survey of Mars. Slide set and caption booklet. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston. 

ON-LINE EDUCATION OFFERNIGS
Treiman A.H. (2000) Recent Scientific Papers on ALH 84001 Explained, with Insightful and Totally Objective Commentaries. Original posting Dec. 1996; terminated Dec. 12.

Treiman A.H. (2000) The 63rd Meeting of the Meteoritical Society: A Preview of Upcoming Presentations Related to Martian Meteorite ALH 84001.

Treiman A.H. (2000) "Life (?) in Martian Meteorite ALH 84001: Presentations at the 31st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference."

Treiman A.H. (1999) "International Symposium:Mars Exploration Program & Sample Return Missions."

Treiman A.H. (1999) "Life (?) in Martian Meteorite ALH 84001: Presentations at the 30th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference."

Treiman A.H. (1998) "Workshop on "Martian Meteorites:Where Do We Stand and Where Are We Going?" A Review of Presentations Emphasizing Martian Meteorite ALH 84001."

Treiman A.H. (1998) "The 61st Meeting of the Meteoritical Society: A Preview of Upcoming Presentations Related to Martian Meteorite ALH 84001.

Treiman A.H. (1998) "Life (?) in Martian Meteorite ALH 84001: Presentations at the 29th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

Treiman A.H. (1997) "The 60th Meeting of the Meteoritical Society: A Preview of Upcoming Presentations Related to Martian Meteorite ALH 84001.

Treiman A.H. (1997) "Life (?) in Martian Meteorite ALH 84001: Presentations at the Early Mars Conference

Treiman A.H. (1997) "Life (?) in Martian Meteorite ALH 84001: Presentations at the 28th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

Treiman A.H. (1996) "On the Question of the Mars Meteorite" Including "What about this meteorite?" and "The evidence for life." Original posting Dec. 1996; terminated Dec. 12, 2000. 


September 1, 2009

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