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Keith McKain

MERLOT Contributor  MERLOT Author
Retired Earth Science Teacher
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Feb 12, 2009
Member Since: Feb 12, 2009

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Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Miford School District (Education, High School, DE, United States)
Secondary Affiliations:
  • Caroline County Schools (Education, High School, MD, United States)
  • Educational Consultant (Other, Other, DE, United States)

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Contact Information

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Skills & Interests

  • Education/General (Advanced)
    Editor - EarthCOMM for AGI - Dynamic Earth Module
  • Education/General (Advanced)
    Editor - Modern Earth Science - several chapters in last two editions.

Education History

  • MA IN Earth Science Education Geology (05/1974)
    Franklin & Marshall College
  • BS in Secondary Education Geography & Earth Science (01/1969)
    Millersville University

Positions

  • Teacher - Earth Science (09/2001 - 04/2008) Caroline County Pubic Schools, MD
  • Adjunct Professor (01/1989 - 06/2001) University of Delaware
  • Educational Consultant (01/1992 - 06/2001) State of Delaware - Dept. of Public Instruction
  • Teacher - Earth Science (01/1969 - 06/2001) Milford Senior High School
  • Adjunct Professor (06/1986 - 06/1989) Delaware State University
  • Adjunct Professor (09/1980 - 05/1986) Wesley College

Publications

  • McKain, Keith A,, C M Fernandez, and R Taylan. (1998). The Ozone Problems: Stratospheric and Tropospheric in NASA Earth Science Enterprise (1998).
  • McKain, Keith A. (1992). How To Get The Latest Earthquake Data in BULLETIN - National Association of Geology Teachers - EASTERN SECTION (Vol.42, No.3, P. 8-9.).
  • McKain, Keith A. (1989). The Surtshellir - Stefanshellir Lava Tube System of West - Central Iceland in Speleo Digest (1989, P. 278-281.).
  • McKain, Keith A. (March 1979). Shorter Courses Attract More Kids in The Science Teacher (Vol. 46, No. 3, P. 35.).

Associations

  • NAGT
    NAGTNews - Editor 05/2002 - Current
  • NESTA
    State Contact Person 09/1984 - Current
  • NAGT
    Various - President, Councilor 09/1973 - Current
  • Delaware Teachers of Science
    Life Member 09/1970 - Current
  • Geologic Society of America
    Member 01/1998 - 12/2008
  • NSTA
    Member 09/1971 - 12/2008

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award - Continuing Education - University of Delaware (05/1999)
  • Air Force Association Award for Excellence in Secondary Education (04/1995)
  • Christa McAuliffe Fellowship (04/1995)
  • Outstanding Earth Science Teacher - EASTERN SECTION (05/1994)
    Eight state regional winner.
  • Outstanding Earth Science Teacher - Delaware (05/1978)
    Winner in 1978, 1981, 1984 and 1994