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Awards

The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) and our partners have won numerous awards for our work on improving education through projects that support educators. We work with educators across a broad range of disciplines and at all educational levels, with a particular emphasis on undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.

Genomics Explorer - January 2013

Go to /exploring_genomics/index.html

The Genomics Explorer teaching tool was awarded the January 2013 Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction.

An essay by Genomics Explorer PI Susan Singer appears in the Jan 25 issue. The IBI prize is awarded each month to an outstanding, inquiry-based science or design-based engineering education module.

The Genomics Explorer tool provides an interactive way for students to choose strategies for asking and addressing biologically interesting questions using a range of genomics tools.

SERC - 2012

Go to http://serc.carleton.edu/index.html

The Geoscience Information Society named the Science Education Resource Center website as the winner of the 2012 Best Website Award.

The Best Website Award has been presented annually since 2002, given to websites that exemplify outstanding standards of content, design, organization, and overall site effectiveness.

The Science Education Resource Center, an office of Carleton College, works to improve education through projects that support educators. The office has special expertise in effective pedagogies, geoscience education, community organization, workshop leadership, digital libraries, website development and program and website evaluation.

The Earth Exploration Toolbook - September 2011

Go to /eet/index.html

The EET website has been awarded the September 2011 Science Prize for On-line Resources in Education award by the journal Science.

An essay about EET by PIs Tamara Ledley and LuAnn Dahlman et al, appears in the Sep 30 issue. The SPORE prize is awarded each month to an outstanding project that brings freely available online resources to bear on science education.

The Earth Exploration Toolbook is comprised of activities called "chapters" that give educators step-by-step instructions on how to access a scientific dataset and a data analysis tool, and conduct an analysis around an Earth science concept or issue.

On the Cutting Edge - February 2010

Go to /NAGTWorkshops/index.html

The On the Cutting Edge website has been awarded the February 2010 Science Prize for On-line Resources in Education.

An essay about On the Cutting Edge by PIs Cathy Manduca, David Mogk, Barbara Tewksbury, R. Heather Macdonald, appears in the Feb 26 issue of Science. The SPORE prize is awarded each month to an outstanding project that brings freely available online resources to bear on science education.

On the Cutting Edge - 2009

old CE landing page

The Geoscience Information Society chose On the Cutting Edge as the winner of the 2009 Best Website Award.

The Best Website Award has been presented annually since 2002, given to websites that exemplify outstanding standards of content, design, organization, and overall site effectiveness.

The NAGT On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods. The project provides professional development opportunities, resources, and opportunities for faculty to interact on-line and in person.

Starting Point - 2006

Go to /introgeo/index.html

A paper by Starting Point staff Cathy Manduca, Ellen Iverson, Sean Fox and Flora McMartin was chosen as the winner of the 2006 Best Paper Award by the Best Paper Award Committee of the Geoscience Information Society.

Read Influencing user behavior through digital library design: An example from the geosciences.

The Best Paper Award has been presented annually since 1986, given to the best paper published in the field of geoscience information during the previous year.




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