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InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
Posted: Jul 24 2105
Despite the fact that most people would agree that water is a shared resource, few think about who gets what share of fresh water. This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean fresh water.
Interested in Creating the Best-in-class Curriculum Materials for Teaching Quantitative Research and Computational Skills to Geoscience Students?
Posted: Jul 8 2015
MathWorks (makers of MATLAB®) and the Science Education Resource Center are partnering to develop and deliver a workshop focused on offering an opportunity for the leading practitioners in the field to participate and share their materials and ideas for teaching geoscience computation with MATLAB. Application deadline: August 28, 2015. For more information visit the workshop website
Congratulations to Peter Bohacek Winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Award
Posted: Jul 6 2015
Peter, a physics teacher at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, MN, will receive his award (plus $10,000 prize money) in Washington this summer. Peter is project leader on The Direct Measurement Video project which aims to improve physics education by engaging students with high-quality videos of real-world physics phenomena. Congratulations Peter!
NAGT Joins in Call for Action
Posted: Jun 23 2015
NAGT joins over 250 groups and prominent business leaders across the country in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development— Innovation: An American Imperative. The action follows American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.
Helping the Next Generation Save the Planet: InTeGrate in the News
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
NAGT-GEO2YC Spring Foundations Newsletter Now Available
Posted: May 27 2015
Whether you are still teaching, enjoying break, or preparing for your summer courses, the following NAGT-GEO2YC Foundations newsletter will inspire and solicit new ideas for your own practices.
Congratulations to InTeGrate author Sarah Fortner and her team at Wittenberg University
Posted: May 13 2015
Congratulations to Wittenberg University Professor, InTeGrate module author, and NAGT member Sarah Fortner for being awarded The Lou Laux Environmental Sustainability Award for her effort and creativity devoted to cultivating a spirit of environmentalism on her campus.
Announcing the publication of "Integrating geoscience into undergraduate education about environment, society, and sustainability using place-based learning"
Posted: May 5 2015
InTeGrate congratulates David Gosselin, Steven Burian, Tim Lutz, and Julia Maxson on their recent article on linking place-based learning to geoscience concepts and societal issues in the current issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Science
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Living on the Edge: Building Resilient Societies on Active Plate Margins
Posted: Apr 29 2015
Geological monitoring can greatly improve our planning for and response to catastrophic events such as earthquakes and volcanoes. In light of recent tragic events in Nepal, this teaching module provides timely instruction for students to personally experience that geoscience is a complex, interdisciplinary effort with real-world implications.
Call for NAGT GEO2YC Division Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award Nominations
Posted: Apr 27 2015
Do you have fantastic adjunct colleagues who are doing great things with their students? Would you like to provide them with recognition of their efforts to support geoscience education? Or are you an adjunct making noteworthy contributions to your program? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, please take a few moments to complete an Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award nomination form. The next quarterly winner will be selected soon, so don't delay!
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