Environmental Science - general

Discipline Group: 

Environmental Science

Inquiring with GIS (I-GIS) Project: A Partnership Between Scientists and Educators

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Expired
Sixty middle and high school teachers and 120 students from western Maryland and northern West Virginia use GIS to map watersheds and analyze impacts of human activities on stream ecosystems.
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Technology at the Crossroads

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Expired
Two hundred and thirty five middle school students (with a focus on girls) in Boston, Massachusetts use Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS) and HTML programming to conduct environmental research.
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Translating Information Technology Into Classrooms: Teacher-Student's Research on Lake Erie Ecosystem

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Expired
Forty five science, mathematics, and technology teachers and 225 of their students in Michigan conduct research projects that use IT to study the Lake Erie ecosystem.
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Nature Works Studios

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Expired
Forty five students (with a focus on African Americans, Latinos, and girls) in Chicago are learning environmental science and using IT to share what they’ve learned with peers and visitors to the Nature Museum.
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Understanding the Science Connected to Technology (USCT)

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Expired
Eighty teachers and 758 students in the Fargo, North Dakota, area assume leadership roles as citizen volunteers and conduct surface water quality monitoring activities, analyze data and disseminate results to enhance local decision-making capacity.
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Community Science Investigators (CSI)

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Expired
Community Science Investigators engages 36 teachers and 360 middle school students from the St. Louis and Boston regions in investigations of authentic community issues through gaming simulations, applications of geospatial technologies, and service.
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Crossing Boundaries and Exploring Biodiversity Conservation Using Information Technologies

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Expired
Sixty secondary teachers and over 3000 of their students in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State will use geospatial and communication technologies to explore international environmental issues and careers as they interact with professionals.
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Expanding Opportunities for Innovative and Technology Rich STEM Experiences through Florida's High School Career Academies

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Expired
Approximately 520,000 Florida high school student records from the Florida Department of Education administrative data and qualitative data from a subsample will be analyzed to determine the course-taking patterns, and career or college enrollment
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Girls InnovaTE3: Girls Innovating with Technology as Entrepreneurial Environmental Engineers

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Expired
InnovaTE3 is an out-of-school youth-centered project for approximately 50 8th through 11th grade girls; researchers will investigate the strategy of integrating innovation practices with interest-driven science learning for girls.
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M-SOS-W: Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World

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Expired
Four hundred fifty middle school students from six schools in Louisiana, Maine, Texas, and Vermont will monitor home energy consumption and use data gathered to develop optimal scenarios for conserving energy and reducing greenhouse gas production.
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