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Students Develop Chemistry Projects that Impact Daily Campus and Community Life part of Newsletter Articles
In an effort to keep the students motivated while integrating new key elements into the curriculum, a flexible, modular SENCER project was developed at Southern Connecticut State University, where students could, with minimal guidance, develop a project related to their own interests.
Agenda Now Available for November 2 SCI-New England Meeting part of Newsletter Articles
The day will be full of workshops introducing participants to SENCER, providing discussions of innovative pedagogies and partnerships including a panel from Campus Compact. In addition, there will be a workshop for administrators on leading change on your campus.
Students Develop Interactive GIS Watershed Map for Smartphones part of Newsletter Articles
Recently, 'Harbor Happenings,' a magazine published by the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, featured an article on a student project that involves the creation of a GIS (geographic information systems) map of the Corkscrew watershed that works with smartphones as part of Environmental Biology: Ecosystems of Southwest Florida.
SENCER Model Course Integrating Technology and Community Engagement Recognized at Conservation Land Workshop part of Newsletter Articles
The course Professor Green featured in his presentation was selected as a SENCER model in 2013. "A Journey Down the Corkscrew Watershed: Interactive Smartphone-ready GIS Map" is available now on YouTube.
NCSCE's GLISTEN Project Joins the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps part of Newsletter Articles
Last fall, the US Forest Service, on behalf of the National Council, reviewed letters of intent from such programs wanting to become the first member organizations of the 21CSC. GLISTEN, a program of NCSCE's SENCER Center for Innovation Great Lakes, was one of the first higher-education programs to be so designated.
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: Forest Restoration Underway at Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center part of Newsletter Articles
Antioch College and the Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center (OEC) are partnering on Biodiversity, Invasive Species, and Forest Restoration: Intergenerational Civic Engagement, in the Classroom and Outdoors, a project engaging older adults at the Yellow Springs Senior Center, students at Antioch College, and grade school students from across the region in forest restoration at the OEC.
SCI-Great Lakes Hosts Training for Undergraduate Stewardship Liaisons part of Newsletter Articles
USLs and faculty from four states and 12 campuses participated in three days of intensive, interactive sessions.
SENCER-ISE and Engaging Mathematics Partners to Share Goals and Achievements at SSI 2014 part of Newsletter Articles
In addition to the 37 groups and teams that applied to the 2014 SENCER Summer Institute, partners from the SENCER-ISE and Engaging Mathematics initiatives will also be in attendance.
The Chemistry of Daily Life: Malnutrition & Diabetes part of Chemistry of Daily Life: Malnutrition and Diabete
Who Created the Course? Matthew Fisher Associate Professor and Chair Department of Chemistry Saint Vincent College 300 Fraser Purchase Road Latrobe, PA 15650 724-805-2356 office 724-537-4554 fax ...