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Sea time. Seal time.

My morning started abruptly when Kelcy grabbed my foot to wake me up. Last night we decided to do an early morning hike up the hill to watch the sunrise over the ocean, but I was still in REM when Kelcy was ready to go. 521 more words

In Need of Inspiration? Meet Eva.

Last Friday found me at Lincoln Elementary School in Calumet City, Illinois. Lincoln is one of our STEM Institute partner schools, sending eight teachers through last summer’s Introduction to Inquiry. 2,221 more words

Plankton, Reptiles, & The Walking Trees

Today we started out in the lab again. This time we were looking at Zooplankton we collected under the microscopes.

After lab we ate lunch! 480 more words

Global Climate Models for The Classroom: Improving Science Education on Today’s Complex Socioscientific Issues

By Drew Bush and Renee Sieber

 Each week, we discussed how technology-based learning with a global climate model (GCM) impacted students. Most mornings, Drew also rode the bus to… 1,158 more words

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Private vs Public Chaos Times

I’ve recently made the jump from the public sector to the private sector and have noticed many changes. One was so completely unexpected that it actually made me stop dead in my tracks while walking around my classroom. 1,132 more words


Will You March for Science?

On Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017, scientists across the United States will do something they don’t generally like to do. They will leave their labs, their field study sites, their university classrooms and travel to Washington D. 1,092 more words

STEM X Day 5 - Sharing Resources and Saying Goodbye

The last day of our incredible week dawned bright and cool. We were used to this false weather by now though, the day would eventually get up to 37°C. 1,736 more words