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Service Learning in the Geosciences: Resources to Engage Students in Projects Within their Community
Posted: May 2 2016
While service-learning is emerging as one way to give undergraduate students hands-on opportunities, there have been few systematic efforts to examine how service-learning is being used in the geosciences and whether it has a positive impact on students. Read on and learn more from a recent workshop that addressed why service learning is important in the geosciences, provided opportunities for innovation, and compiled resources for teachers to engage students in projects within their communities.
Registration is Open for an InTeGrate Workshop at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
Posted: Apr 25 2016

Attending the ESA annual meeting and interested in a workshop to expand your teaching about sustainability?

Teaching Science in Society: Building Relevance and Interest for Undergraduates by Adding InTeGrate Resources to your Class

Sunday, August 7, 2016: 12-5 PM
As part of the Ecological Society of America Annual meeting
Cost: $30. Register today at the ESA meeting website

InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Cli-Fi: Climate Science in Literary Texts
Posted: Apr 21 2016

This new module addresses both aspects of climate literacy: understanding of climate science through data analysis and interpretation, and understanding of literary tools and techniques through which climate science is portrayed.

“Capstone” Institutions Collaborate on Developing Programs to Improve STEM Success in a Liberal Arts Context
Posted: Apr 12 2016

Announcing the publication of Supporting STEM Success in a Liberal Arts Context. This website synthesizes the experiences of 11 institutions striving to strengthen the undergraduate experiences in science and mathematics. The overarching goal in producing this web-based project is to support others aiming to adopt, adapt, or create similar programs, in an effort to improve higher education for all students.

Announcing 2016 InTeGrate Webinar Series
Posted: Apr 22 2016
Free and open to the public, this series will incorporate InTeGrate pedagogies into teaching practices, provide resources available for adoption, and create a forum for participants to learn and share teaching strategies.


Join us for our next webinar:
Working with Diverse Students on Societally Relevant Geoscience Issues
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Teaching Landform Evolution with WILSIM-GC
Posted: Dec 16 2015
The WILSIM project has developed a collection of teaching activities that explore the evolution of the Grand Canyon, and how the shape of the canyon is affected by a variety of physical factors, via the landscape simulation model WILSIM-GC. These activities range from step-by-step guided inquiry activities through open-ended exploration of the interactions of model parameters.
NAGT Joins in Efforts to Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences.
Posted: Sep 14 2015
In response to several bills that have been introduced this year to reduce funding for or otherwise restrict the growth of the Earth and related sciences, a group of science organizations are uniting behind a community response that highlights the broad societal benefits of the geosciences.
Helping the Next Generation Save the Planet: InTeGrate in the News
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
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.
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Interactions between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity
Posted: Feb 4 2015
InTeGrate is developing a new breed of teaching materials that can be utilized in general education courses, teacher preparation courses, core courses within geoscience majors, and courses designed for other majors including environmental studies, social science, engineering, and other sciences.
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