Geologic Field Conference 2015

New York Earth Science Teachers Association


Long Island Region

July 8 - 10, 2014

Conference Housing

– SUNY Stony Brook – Nobel Hall

(Conference ID 240)

- Hilton Garden Inn (mention NYESTA)

Conference Schedule – Registration link at the bottom of the page

Wednesday July 8th

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Check in and registration

            CN Yang Hall

            400 Circle Drive, Stony Brook University

6:00 pm – 8 pm Dinner on your own

8:00 pm – Astronomy Talk and Observation

Room ESS 001 – Earth and Space Science Building

Mount Stony Brook Observatory

Thursday July 9th

7:30am – Meet at ESS parking lot for Bus to Field trips

8:00am – Bus leaves for Caumsett State Park – Huntington, NY

Box lunches are provided

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm    Fire Island National Seashore

6:00 pm -Dinner on your own

Friday July 10th

Morning Field trip

7:30am – Meet at ESS parking lot for Bus to Field trips

8:00am     Bus leaves for Port Jefferson and Flax Pond

      Box Lunches will be provided

2:00pm  - 5:00 pm Afternoon workshops in ESS building

Workshops will run for 50 minutes.  Workshops will be offered 3 times.  Please sign up for your sessions at registration.

A – Soil pH activity (Gilbert Hanson) – Lecture Hall Entrance to the Building (ESS 322 if raining)

B – Stream Table Activities (Chris Merrota) ESS room 137

C – NYESTA Activity Share (NYESTA Officers)  Sessions 1 & 3 or

             Flipping the classroom  (Aimee Mendoza) Session 2

      ESS room 122