Teaching marine science in schools is essential
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Teaching marine science in schools is essential

This is a guest post written by STEM education consultant Chris Anderson. Chris writes the science education blog Science Over Everything.   70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by ocean. The oceans contain 97% of the Earth’s water and are home to 50% of the Earth’s species. And while 40% of Americans live in … Continue reading

How researchers can be better science educators-advice from a science education professional
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How researchers can be better science educators-advice from a science education professional

Over the winter break I interviewed Chris Anderson of Science Over Everything about how science researchers can be better science educators. Outside of his scicomm blog, Chris is a consultant with the Hamilton County Educational Service Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He primarily works as an instructional coach to educators and curriculum managers to help them build science … Continue reading

SciREN Triangle 2014– Inaugural scientist/ educator networking event in Raleigh, NC
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SciREN Triangle 2014– Inaugural scientist/ educator networking event in Raleigh, NC

On Thursday November 13th, 2014 the first annual SciREN Triangle workshop took place. This event was hosted by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. SciREN (The Scientific Research and Education Network) is an outreach organization run entirely by graduate students. It has its roots in marine sciences and graduate students from Duke … Continue reading

#SciREN– Marine Scientists and Educators of North Carolina Join Forces
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#SciREN– Marine Scientists and Educators of North Carolina Join Forces

If you follow us on Twitter, you have probably seen lots of content about #SciREN. If you weren’t at the workshop, let me tell you how it works. Marine scientists from North Carolina submitted lesson plans to the workshop and then met up at North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (a great venue, by … Continue reading