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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.
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) ...
Rice Students Bring Perspectives on Science Issues to Elected Officials part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2006, Volume 6, Issue 6 This May, the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN), takes another step in engaging their students in experiential learning in the science ...
The Water Resources Initiative (WRI) at Skidmore College part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2008, Volume 7, Issue 5 Karen Kellogg, Director, WRI and Environmental Studies Program Ryan Bailey, Student - Environmental Studies Alicea Cock-Esteb, Student - Environmental Studies ...
Geology and Development of Modern Africa part of Geology and Development of Modern Africa
Barbara A. Tewksbury Stephen Harper Kirner Chair of Science Department of Geology Hamilton College Clinton, NY 13323 phone 315-859-4713 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract The Geology and Development of Modern ...
Coal in the Heart of Appalachian Life part of Coal in the Heart of Appalachian Life
Andreas Baur, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Judy Byers, Abelina Suarez Professor of English, Director of West Virginia Folklife Center; Galen Hansen, Professor of Physics; Erica Harvey, Professor of Chemistry; ...
Riverscape part of Riverscape
Anne L. Pierce, Assistant Professor of Education, George Burbanck, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental and Marine Science, Barbara Abraham, Associate Professor and Chair of the ...
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.