Jason Cervenec

Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Jason Cervenec is the Education and Outreach Director for the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University. The diverse outreach portfolio of the center reaches approximately 11,000 individuals annually and includes programs in cutting edge science, science education, history, and the arts. The most common request for information that Jason receives from the public is on climate change.

Jason earned a B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University and M.Ed. in Second Science Education and began his career as a high school science teacher where he taught for more than a decade. During that time, he coached two Science Olympiad teams and took part in a Fulbright Teacher Exchange in Mumbai, India where he witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by most of the world’s population.

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Website Content Contributions

Activities (8)

Explore Real Data from an Ice Core part of Teach the Earth:Teaching Activities
Ice core data allow students to explore a number of patterns while learning that researchers need to gather and interpret evidence to understand Earth's past. Students will explore core data collected in ...

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Conference Presentations (4)

Climathon: Adapting the "hackathon" model to engage undergraduates, researchers, and members of the community in building climate resilience part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2021:Program:Oral Sessions:Oral Session II
To increase the diversity of students engaged in climate resilience, expose students to soft skills needed in the modern workplace, and facilitate dialogue between university researchers and community members, a ...