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Geosciences Information for Teachers (GIFT) workshop
Convener: Carlo Laj 
Oral Programme
 / Mon, 04 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / 13:30–17:30  / Room 29
 / Tue, 05 Apr, 08:30–12:00  / 13:30–17:00  / Room 29
 / Wed, 06 Apr, 08:30–12:30  / Room 29
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Evolution and Biodiversity


Monday April 4, 2011


08:30 - 08:45 WELCOME !
Tujia Pulkkinen or Donald Bruce Dingwell
President EGU and Vice-President of

PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE WORKSHOP
Carlo Laj
EGU Committee on Education
Chairperson: Carlo Laj
08:45 – 09:15 EVOLUTION – THE GEOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW
Mathias Harzhauser
Vienna Museum of Natural History
Vienna, Austria

09:15 – 10:00 THE EVOLUTION OF SEGMENTATION
Guillaume Ballavoine
Institut Jacques Monod
CNRS-Université Paris Diderot
Paris, France

10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: Herbert Summesberger
10:30 – 11.15 THE HUMAN FOSSIL RECORD IN THE POSSESSION OF THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM VIENNA
Maria Teschler-Nicola
Natural History Museum
Vienna, Austria

11:15 – 12:00 "BACK TO THE TREES"
OR HOW TO BUILD PHYLOGENETIC TREES WITH "PHYLOGEN"
Guillaume Dandrey, Paul Pillot and Jean-Luc Berenguer
Science teachers in Valbonne, Sophia Antipolis, France

12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH (SANDWICHES)
Chairperson: Jean-Luc Berenguer
14:00 –14:45 THE DELICATE BALANCE BETWEEN CHICXULUB IMPACT AND/OR DECCAN TRAPS INDUCED MASS-EXTINCTIONS AT THE K-PG BOUNDARY
Jan Smit
Free University
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

14:45 –15:00 DISCUSSIONS AND POSTERS (IN ROOM 29)

15:00 - 15 :30 COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: Francesca Cifelli
15:30 –16:15 THE EVOLUTION OF INSECTS: A TRIPLE JUMP TO SUCCESS
Günter Bechly
State Museum of Natural History,
Stuttgart, Germany

16:20 –17:20 ROUND TABLE
QUESTIONS ON EVOLUTION TO OUR SPEAKERS
Moderator: Carlo Laj
17:20 – 17:30 INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE POSTER SESSION EOS03

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Chairperson: Angelo Camerlenghi
08:30 – 09:15 YOU SAID…BIODIVERSITY?
Gilles Boeuf
Museum National de Sciences Naturelles
Paris, France

9:15 – 10:00 WHY IS THE SEA SO DIVERSE?
Begoña Vendrell-Simón and Josep-Maria Gili
Department of Marine Biology and Oceanography, ICM-CSIC
Barcelona, Spain

10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: Annegret Schwarz
10:30 – 11:15 THE EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY AND THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONVENTIONS
Marc Paganini
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes Science, ESA-ESRIN
Frascati, Italy

11:15 – 12:00 NATURA 2000 IN SCHOOLS
Michael Altmoss
Office for Environment, Water Resources management and Trade Control (LUDW)
Mainz, Germany

12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH (SANDWICHES)
Chairperson: Eve Arnold
13:30 - 14:15 GEOBIOLOGY: CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH THAT IS EXPANDING THE FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE
(LIFE AROUND HYDROTHERMAL VENTS)
Elinor Bartle
Centre for Geobiology, University of Bergen
Bergen, Norway

14.15 - 15.15 ROUND TABLE
QUESTIONS ON BIODIVERISTY TO OUR SPEAKERS
Moderator: Angelo Camerlenghi

15:15- 15:45 COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: Phil Smith
15 :45 – EAKE S FROM GIFT TO ECO-SCHOOLS: A WEB SITE TO WORK ININTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
Laurence Durand
Biology and geology teacher
Lycée Camille Saint-Saens
Rouen, France

16:05 16:20 INTERNATIONAL EARTH SCIENCE OLYMPIAD - IESO
Roberto Greco
Modena and Reggio Emilia University
Modena, Italy


16:30 – 19:00 EOS3 POSTER SESSION



Wednesday April 6, 2011
Chairperson : Stephen Macko
08:30 – 10:00 UNDERSTANDING EVOLUTION
HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES
Jennifer Skene
Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California
Berkeley, USA

10:00 – 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
Chairperson: Carlo Laj
10:30 – 11:00 UNDERSTANDING EVOLUTION (CONTINUED)

11:00 –12.00 ANTARCTIC PENGUINS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Yvon Le Maho
Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien
University of Strasbourg and CNRS
Strasbourg, France.

12:00 – 12:30 Conclusions and writing evaluation

12:30 LUNCH and GOODBYE !
Public information: Information about the GIFT workshops can be found at:
http://gift.egu.eu
Related event: EOS03/GD1.8/NH9.4/SM1.10/TS1.10 – Science in tomorrow’s classroom (co-organized)
Poster Programme  / Attendance Tue, 05 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Display Tue, 05 Apr, 08:00–19:30  /