Community Tools and Support for Data Driven Education
Wednesday 3:30pm Weeks Geo: 140
Jon Pollak, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc
Liza Brazil, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc
The CUAHSI Water Data Center is an NSF funded program that builds and maintains cyberinfrastructure for publishing and reusing water related environmental data. Through this program, which was originally funded in 2013, CUAHSI enables educators to develop place-based, data-driven lesson plans through the use of CUAHSI's web applications. The tools and data available make it possible for educators to customize lessons with observational data from specific areas of interest by capitalizing on CUAHSI's data catalog that includes United States federal agencies like the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. EPA, and NOAA, in addition to academic sources. This presentation will explain the tools and resources available from CUAHSI and discuss examples of how educators are integrating these tools into their classrooms.