Outreach with schools for the Deaf

Fault System Evolution - SOAR-high partnership

This NSF sponsored project from 2004-2009 integrated research on fault system evolution at the University of Masschusetts - Amherst with earth science learning at high schools for the deaf through the SOAR-high web-based collaboration program.

The project participants fostered student interest in solid-earth scienceand teacher training through hands-on activities and involvement with professional researchers.

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst Structural Geology class 2006

Model Secondary School for the Deaf honors earth science class 2005

The outreach project had several components

Field trips





Videocoferences between high school classes and UMass researchers