Southern California Earthquake Center, USC
University of Southern California
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Conference Presentations (2)
The EarthConnections San Bernardino Alliance: Addressing Diversity in the Geosciences Using a Collective Impact Model part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday B
The EarthConnections San Bernardino Alliance is one of three regional alliances supported by the national EarthConnections Collective Impact Alliance, funded by a pilot grant from the National Science Foundation ...
EarthConnections part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Monday B
To develop a diverse geoscience workforce, the EarthConnections collective impact alliance is developing regionally focused, Earth education pathways. These pathways support and guide students from engagement in ...
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Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) part of EarthConnections:Program Descriptions
SCEC coordinates research on earthquake science at more than 70 research institutions nationwide. SCEC leads California's Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA), a public-private partnership that created the Great California ShakeOut. With support from FEMA, SCEC has expanded ShakeOut across the country and worldwide (43.5 million participants in 2015). SCEC/ECA coordinate the EPIcenter (Education and Public Information Center) Network of museums, parks, and other venues that host ShakeOut activities, develop educational materials, and share best practices. SCEC also provides educator professional development, installs Quake Catcher Network (QCN) sensors in schools and museums, develops curricular resources, and coordinates two undergraduate intern programs with more than 30 students each summer.