Environmental Science - general

Discipline Group: 

Environmental Science

IDEAS: Inquiry-based Dynamic Earth Applications of Supercomputing, Seeing the Big Picture with Information Technology

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Expired
Sixty participating teachers at the University of Maine, as well as 180 students integrate computational modeling with existing middle school science curriculum to run computer models and to create high resolution interactive visualization output.
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Information Technology through Community Based Natural Resources Program for Students and Teachers

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Expired
Fifty middle and high school teachers and their students in central and eastern Kentucky learn how to use remote sensing technology to collect data on community-based natural resource problems and create 3-D computer models to simulate the issues.
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Investigating Green Energy Technologies in the City (GET City)

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Expired
In GET City, 70 students, 20 parents, and community leaders in Lansing Michigan investigate green energy technologies that matter in the city using GIS, scientific modeling, and field experiences, and communicate community outcomes through digital media.
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Salmon Camp Research Team II

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Expired
One hundred and eighty middle and high school Native American students in Oregon, Washington State, and California are performing GIS surveys and utilizing computer modeling to map the spawning grounds of wild salmon.
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Clean Energy Literacy and Leadership (CELL)

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Expired
Five sites located in underserved, East San Francisco Bay Area urban communities will form a regional network where 300 students from ages 14 to 16 engage in clean energy, ICT and green technologies education, and conduct public outreach activities.
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IT Experiences for Students and Teachers Using Catfish and their Environment as a Model

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Expired
Fifteen hundred students and 75 teachers from a ten-county area in the Mississippi Delta engage in scientific research projects ranging from water quality to environmental sciences.
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Global Challenge Award ITEST Program

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Expired
One thousand high school students from around the world – with a focus on females and minorities - work in teams to create an innovative solution to address global climate change and to present their solution and its global business potential.
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IT-E3 Tools: Information Technology Engineering and Environmental Education Tools

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Expired
Sixty teachers and 1,000 sixth—ninth grade students will use information technology -- hand-held digital sensors and a multi-player, online game -- to solve complex environmental and other problems.
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EDC to continue leadership of ITEST Resource Center in “STELAR”

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected EDC to continue its role as the resource center for the ITEST (Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers) program.

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Earth Exploration Toolbook

The Earth Exploration Toolbook is a collection of computer-based Earth science activities that high school and college teachers can incorporate into their teaching. Each activity, or chapter, introduces one or more data sets and an analysis tool that enables users to explore some aspect of the Earth system.  Users can search for chapters by Earth system topic or tool.

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