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Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes part of Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes
Catastrophes are used to introduce students tophysics, meterology, epidemiology, the chemistry of greenhouse gases, and statistics. 60 students and five faculty on five campuses are linked by compressed video. Assignments emphasize critical thinking and writing skills, and include group projects, interpretation of data, analysis of journal articles, and mathematical and statistical modeling exercises.
Southern Connecticut State University Initiates Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, July 2007, Volume 6, Issue 10 Justin Burner, SENCER Intern On March 16, 2007, the Connecticut State University System's Board of Trustees approved a proposal, prepared by DonnaJean ...
NCSCE Proposes Suite of Ocean Literacy Courses in Application to NOAA part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2007, Volume 6, Issue 6 The National Center for Science and Civic Engagement was recently invited to submit a full proposal to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ...
Chemistry and the Environment part of Chemistry and the Environment
Amy Shachter, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Santa Clara University Chemistry and the Environment uses environmental problems facing the campus and surrounding community, such as air and water quality or ...
Global Warming part of Global Warming
Sharon Anthony and Sonja Wiedenhaupt, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington Global Warming is part of a first-year learning community at The Evergreen State College. It was organized around the ...
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
Science on the Connecticut Coast: Investigations of an Urbanized Shoreline part of Science on the Connecticut Coast: Investigations of an Urbanized Shoreline
Vincent Breslin, Department of Science Education and Environmental Studies, and James Tait, Department of Science Education and Environmental Studies, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut. ...
Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science part of Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science
Hannah Alexander, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 Public Understanding of Science is an interactive course that aims to train students to ...
New Initiative to Harvest and Disseminate Pearls of Practice from the SENCER Community part of Newsletter Articles
Over the next three years, a team of SENCER practitioners will identify and refine such "Pearls of Practice," which will be published electronically in "strings" by civic themes.
Science, Human Rights and the Expanding Role of the Private Sector part of Newsletter Articles
What are the implications of this for the significant and increasing role of private companies and institutions in research and development?