Recent Blog Posts

Join Philippe Cousteau to kick off the 2015 EarthEcho International World Water Monitoring Challenge

Mar 18, 2015 by Julie Walker

Join EarthEcho and Philippe Cousteau as he leads water quality testing demonstrations with local students and volunteers around the US and Learn about the EarthEcho World Water Monitoring Challenge an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. Join the webinar to ask questions, and interact with Philippe and youth participants!

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New Funding Opportunity from NOAA’s Office of Education

Mar 02, 2015 by Julie Walker

NOAA’s Office of Education (OEd) has issued a request for applications for projects designed to strengthen the public’s and/or K-12 students’ environmental literacy to improve community resilience to extreme weather events and environmental changes. Successful projects will advance NOAA’s mission and build the environmental literacy necessary for community resilience by focusing on geographic awareness and an understanding of Earth systems and the threats and vulnerabilities that are associated with a community’s location.  Eligible applicants are limited to institutions of higher education; other nonprofits, including informal education institutions such as museums, zoos, and aquariums; K-12 public and independent schools and school systems; and state, local and Indian tribal governments in the United States. Proposed projects should be between two and five years in duration and have total budget requests of $250,000 to $500,000 for all years of the project. 

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Join us for the 2015 Climate Science Academy

Feb 20, 2015 by Julie Walker

What role does climate change play and how can you help your students understand this complex topic?  Delaware and Maryland educators are invited to participate in an exciting professional development opportunity designed to help you bring climate change into the classroom. The 2015 MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy will provide up-to-date science information, model lessons and activities, and practical experience as you prepare to introduce climate change to your students!

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