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SERC and our partners have won numerous awards for the quality of the websites, research, and teaching materials developed through our work. These awards highlight the benefit of SERC's approach to integrate the development of teaching resources seamlessly with their dissemination.

Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction

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

The IBI prize is awarded each month to an outstanding, inquiry-based science or design-based engineering education module.


Science Prize for Online Resources in Education

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The Earth Exploration Toolbook was awarded the Science Prize for Online Resources in Education in September 2011, from 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.


Best Website Award- On The Cutting Edge

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

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.

Best Website Award- Science Education Resource Center

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

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.


Science Prize for Online Resources in Education

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The On the Cutting Edge website was awarded the Science Prize for Online Resources in Education in February 2010, from the journal Science.

An essay about On the Cutting Edge by PIs Cathy Manduca, David Mogk, Barbara Tewksbury, and R. Heather Macdonald, appears in the February 26, 2010 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.


Best Paper Award

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The paper Influencing user behavior through digital library design: An example from the geosciences by Starting Point staff Cathy Manduca, Ellen Iverson, Sean Fox and Flora McMartin was chosen as the winner of the Best Paper Award in 2006 by the Geoscience Information Society.

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



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