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The Power of Water part of Power of Water
The Power of Water (POW) is an integrated science course in Longwood University's general education program that explores basic science concepts, as well as questions of social responsibility and civic engagement
University of North Carolina Asheville to Receive 2013 William E. Bennett Team Award part of Newsletter Articles
The 2013 recipients of the William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science are a team of University of North Carolina Asheville faculty members: Ellen Bailey (foreign languages), David Clarke (biology), Amy Lanou (health and wellness), Leah Matthews (economics), Karin Peterson (sociology), Jason Wingert (health and wellness), and Sally Wasileski (chemistry).
The Noyce Foundation Issues Working Paper to Examine Cross-Sector STEM "Ecosystems" in Informal and Formal Science Learning part of Newsletter Articles
The Noyce Foundation recently released How Cross-Sector Collaborations are Advancing STEM Learning, a working paper by Kathleen Traphagen and Saskia Traill. In the report, Traphagen and Traill explore 15 "STEM learning ecosystems" across the United States. They note that STEM learning ecosystems, a new term used to describe formal and informal education collaborations, encompass "schools, community settings such as after-school and summer programs, science centers and museums, and informal experiences at home and in a variety of environments that together constitute a rich array of learning opportunities for young people," in out-of-school settings.
What's Happening in SENCER-ISE: Saint Mary's College and Lindsay Wildlife Museum Launch Wildlife Mobile App part of Newsletter Articles
Saint Mary's College of California and Lindsay Wildlife Museum partnered to form an independent study research course, offered at Saint Mary's College, that focused on the development of a mobile app about San Francisco Bay Area wildlife.
New Issue of Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal Now Online part of Newsletter Articles
Winter 2014 issue of Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal is now available online free of charge. This issue contains four projects that illustrate a variety of creative approaches to linking science education and civic engagement.
What's Happening in SENCER-ISE: Practice Makes Perfect: RVCC Students Prepare for Citizen Science Training Workshops part of Newsletter Articles
Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) and the New Jersey Audubon are partnering to integrate classroom work with citizen science field research to address forest health in central New Jersey.
What's Happening in SENCER-ISE: Project TRUE Teens Blog About Urban Ecology part of Newsletter Articles
Fordham University and the Wildlife Conservation society are partnering on Project TRUE (Teens Researching Urban Ecology), an experiential based learning program that provides semester-long research internships to teens in the New York City area.
What's Happening in SENCER-ISE: RVCC Students and Citizen Scientists Deepen Understanding of Forest Health part of Newsletter Articles
Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) and New Jersey Audubon (NJA) are partnering to incorporate work done in Dr. Jay Kelly's Environmental Field Studies course at RVCC with a citizen science program at NJA to address forest health in central New Jersey.
What's Happening in SENCER-ISE: Karen Tingley, Project Director on "Building Strong Community Networks" part of Newsletter Articles
The work done by our partners extends beyond the SENCER-ISE initiative. Karen Tingley, Co-PI from the Wildlife Conservation Society, which is partnering with Fordham University on "Project TRUE" (http://sencer-ise.org/category/partnership-8/), also served as the Building Strong Community Networks (BSCN) Project Director.
Auburn University & Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources part of Newsletter Articles
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources have partnered since 2006 to offer Environmental and Conservation Education Programs to under-served schools in rural Alabama counties.