Blackboard 2.0 – Science in a bucket!

We are a group of undergraduate students studying Physics of the Earth System. We love science. We love that at Geomar we can study super exciting aspects of the Earth System in very small groups. And we love formulas and mathematics, well to a certain extend at least  đź™‚ This is where the buckets come into play… […]

When you dare say what everybody else is thinking…

Using “One should really play more!” as title of a presentation in a serious scientific colloquium might seem like a bold move, but the gamble payed off: a large, interested audience including everyone from students to professors enthusiastically dropped ice cubes and food dye in our LEGO-driven rotating tanks and passionately discussed their observations. On […]

Throwback Thursday: Clouds in a bottle

A while back, Susann Tegtmeier and Mirjam ran a PerLe teaching innovation project together. Today, we are reposting a blog post about one of the experiments they implemented. This post was first published on Mirjam’s blog. No one likes clouds when they bring rain, but what if you could make your own? Making a cloud […]

Giving Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics a new spin

oder: Man muss einfach vielmehr spielen! After teaching atmosphere and ocean dynamics (AOD) for a couple of years I wanted to introduce something new to this course, which is part of the BSc program Physik des Erdsystems (Physics of the Earth system) at Kiel University. The course is kind of a tutorial accompanying the lecture. […]

Hello world!

(fĂĽr die deutsche Version bitte nach unten scrollen) Welcome to this blog, where we will be writing about teaching and learning of ocean, atmosphere and climate sciences in Kiel. We are, for now, Dr. Torge Martin and Dr. Mirjam Glessmer, but we are hoping to inspire other people to join us! This blog begins as […]