I've been working with a fantastic group from New Hampshire to provide professional development for educators for years. This year, we've spent a considerable amount of time on the pedosphere, from wetland soils to forest and grassland soils. We've talked about why trees go where they do and all the critters, both macro and micro, that spend time in soil. I've listed some of my favorite resources below but please add your own and let's grow the list: NRCS posters, guides, lesson plans and games Training materials from NRCS Traveling Soil Tent: ...
Posted in: Curriculum: SCIENCE AND MATH Event Topics: WORKSHOPS GLOBE Science Topics: SCIENTIST SKILLS GLOBE PROTOCOLS Investigation Areas: PEDOSPHERE (SOIL) News Topics: TRAINING Primary Audience: TRAINERS TEACHERS STUDENTS PARTNERS COUNTRY COORDINATORS
Currently, Science education has transitioned away from textbooks to more hands on learning. This is an amazing opportunity for teachers to move away from the normal lecturing and explaining in class to reshaping the process of learning. I think that the GLOBE Program is a fantastic organization and empowered program that promises to give an essential change in education. One example is teaching and learning from directs activities in the field. An excellent activity is to share data from school to school through collaboration. Students can share what they are ...
Posted in: Curriculum: STEM Event Topics: OTHER SCIENCE SYMPOSIA AND FAIRS GLOBE Science Topics: EARTH AS A SYSTEM EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE GLOBE PROTOCOLS GLOBE Working Groups: EDUCATION WORKING GROUP Investigation Areas: ATMOSPHERE EARTH AS A SYSTEM HYDROSPHERE PEDOSPHERE (SOIL) BIOSPHERE News Topics: VIRTUAL SCIENCE FAIR Primary Audience: TRAINERS TEACHERS STUDENTS PARTNERS ALUMNI COUNTRY COORDINATORS