|Chris Marotta, M.A.T.|
Co-Director, Earth Science Teaching Laboratory
BS Accounting, New York Institute of Technology
Christopher M. Marotta is a Co-Director for the Earth Science Teaching Laboratories. He works alongside Steve Dickson creating curriculum and running laboratory programs for Stony Brook’s GEOPREP and CESAME Programs.
He is an educational consultant for the Center for Earth and Space Science Education. He also serves as a research supervisor, for Dr. E. Troy Rasbury’s Summer Research Program. This program provides opportunities and guidance for high school students whom are conducting scientific research which may lead these students toward earning Intel, Siemans and Westinghouse Awards as well as other recognition. Additionally, Chris serves as a Science Olympiad Coach for several public school districts. He also mentors his own four children.
Before teaching, Chris served honorably in the United States Air Force. He earned an Accounting Degree in 1991 and became an Internal Auditor. He is also an officer of the New York Paleontological Society, American Museum of Natural History, N.Y., and leads many field trips. Chris is the current president of the Hallock Family Association, Hallockville Farm, Riverhead, NY.
October 2: Astronomy Open Night - "What did New Horizons teach us about the system formerly known as Plant Pluto?" (Dr. Alan Calder)
October 9: Physics Open Night - "Spin Crisis: What do we know now" (Dr. Abhay Deshpande)
October 16: Living World Open Night - "Coastal Ocean Acidification" (Dr. Christopher Gobler)
October 23: Geology Open Night - "Deciphering the Climate History of Mars through the Mineralogic Record" (Dr. Deanne Rogers)