Environmental Science - GIS/GPS

Discipline Group: 

Environmental Science

ASTE 2017 International Meeting

The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) will be holding their 2017 International Meeting from January 12-14, 2017 in Des Moines, IA.

For information about registering please visit the following link: http://theaste.org/join-aste/


Apply Today! Power of Data Facilitation Academy June 19-23, 2017 in Flagstaff

The Power of Data (POD) is a professional development program that enables secondary teachers to increase students’ content knowledge, 21st century skills and awareness of geospatial technology careers through Geospatial Inquiry and data analysis.


2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting - Call for Papers

Welcome to the 2017 American Association of Geographers' Annual Meeting in Boston, MA! You will be joined by fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will be held from April 5-9, 2017, and will feature over 6,600 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. 


ITEST Symposia at AERA 2016 Annual Meeting

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2016 Annual Meeting will take place in Washington, DC, between April 8-12.  The theme for this year's meeting is "Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies".  As in previous years, STELAR facilitated the submission of symposium proposals from several ITEST projects. 

We are pleased to announce the following two ITEST Symposium sessions during AERA 2016:


DARPA: Young Faculty Award Solicitation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has recently released this Young Faculty Award (YFA) solicitation.

This Research Announcement (RA) solicits ground-breaking single-investigator proposals from junior faculty for research and development in the areas of physical sciences, engineering, materials, mathematics, biology, computing, informatics, and manufacturing of interest to DARPA's Biological Technologies Office (BTO), Defense Sciences Office (DSO) and Microsystems Technology Office (MTO).


Qualitative Sketch Maps

This paper reports the use sketch maps and qualitative Geographic Information Systems to document the changing perceptions of 43 youth aged 14–18 during their participation in a university program.


Building STEM Identity and Career Interests in Native American Students By Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Remote Sensing Technologies

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90 Native American students will work with remote sensing technology to explore local ecological issues through summer camp, school-based programs and internships to support the development of culturally connected STEM identities.

Applications now open for Power of Data Facilitation Academy July 11-15 in Flagstaff

The Power of Data (POD) Project has been recognized by Change the Equation as an Accomplished STEMworks Program that makes a real impact on students. Our professional learning programs enable secondary teachers to utilize geospatial technologies (GST) within authentic STEM projects to increase 6-12 grade students' 21st century skills, GST and STEM career awareness.  


AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting is a widely recognized global science gathering, bringing thousands of scientists, engineers, policymakers, educators, and journalists together to discuss the most recent developments in science and technology.  The 2016 meeting will be held February 11-15 in Washington, DC.

Register by January 19, 2016, for reduced rates on the registration and membership.


NSF 2016 Teaching and Learning Video Showcase - Advancing STEM for All

We invite you to present at the second interactive, online video showcase event, which will take place on May 17th - 23rd 2016

Last year's online showcase, attracted over 20,000 unique participants and has received accolades from NSF program officers. Your participation will make this year's event equally successful in sharing of work across NSF programs and with the public at large, and also in promoting reflective collegial discourse.