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Learning

As part of this year’s Black Birders Week, join the National Museum of Natural History for a conversation on increasing representation in nature, birdwatching communities, scientific research, and scientific naming, and broadening access to information to better connect people to the science and collections that affect them.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Resource

The report Science Education in an Age of Misinformation details issues of information literacy for science educators, including why information literacy in science is so important for students, issues of misinformation in scientific literature, and curricular exercises that educators can use with their students. Recommended citation: Osborne, J., Pimentel, D., Alberts, B., Allchin, D., Barzilai, S., Bergstrom, C., Coffey, J., Donovan, B., Kivinen, K., Kozyreva. A., & Wineburg, S. (2022). Science Education in an Age of Misinformation. Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

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Publication, Article/Report
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Top half of the flyer is an illustration of a forest. Below that is a photo of a tortoise. Logo at the bottom is a graphic of a logo built of circles. Outermost circle is traditional knowledge which encompasses all other fields. Ceramic pot, tree, crystal, arrowhead, trilobite, and skull graphics indicate natural history disciplines. Natural History is at the bottom of the Venn diagram. Text in the flyer is in the body of the post.
Opportunity

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Education Sessional Committee is hosting a virtual Natural History Education DemoCamp. Presenter registration is open until June 6th and general registration will be open up until the event and is free for all attendees.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 11:00am

Photo of a masked woman sitting in front of an aquarium exhibit. A large fish stares out at the woman who is holding a photo of a kelp farm. In front of the woman is a table with colorful toys. A young masked child holds a carrot out to the woman.
Playing with and sorting objects related to farming is one key activity developed through the Ocean Farmers project. Educator Jeyleen is discussing these ideas with a guest. Photo credit: Aquarium of the Pacific
Blog

In the latest eeBLUE Harvest Stories, Ocean Farmers, a new, cross-sector, regional partnership provides lessons in securing healthy and vital food access for generations. The key to this regional partnership is play.

Opportunity

The RuralRISE Summit is an annual gathering of people and organizations working to increase opportunities and prosperity for small and rural communities across the United States. Organizers are inviting (short) proposals for Quick Pitches, crisp 5-minute overviews of a program or project that is scalable, repeatable, and has been successful in your rural community. Have a great story to tell? Proposals due July 1.

Registration Deadline:

Friday, July 1, 2022, 11:59pm

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Point of view looks up at a swimming shark
Opportunity

This Oceans Week June 6-10th Education Non-Profit Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants will be coordinating a series of 20+ live, free, interactive broadcasts with ocean researchers, explorers and organizations globally that your class can join directly and watch later on Youtube too!

Date and Time:

Monday, June 6, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, June 10, 2022, 3:00pm

Learning

Join us for an inspiring 3-days focused on how you can benefit from the emerging field of nature-based leadership. Put your knowledge to work for yourself and others. Leave refreshed and ready to bring the benefits of nature-based experience to every facet of your life – at home, in relationships, at play, and at work in settings as diverse as business, education, healthcare, and organizational development.

Date and Time:

Saturday, October 15, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 4:00pm

Organization: 
A group of five adults standing around a forested creek paper model.
Learning

Central Region (MA) 2022 Summer Professional Development Institute for Grade 6-12 Educators

Date and Time:

Monday, July 11, 2022, 8:30am to Friday, July 15, 2022, 3:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, June 18, 2022, 4:30pm

Photo of a drone flying above a forest
Learning

This course is designed to teach students drone flight operations for the collection, mapping, and analysis of drone imagery taught by Jon Caris and Dr. Kathleen Dunckel on Hurricane Island, ME.

Date and Time:

Monday, August 1, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, August 5, 2022, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, July 17, 2022, 11:59pm

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A person measuring a sea turtle on a sandy beach
Learning

This is a 4-day field trip where students will practice nesting protocols and techniques at a key nesting beach in the Yucatán Peninsula taught by Dr. Melania C. López-Castro, Coordinator of the Sea Turtle Conservation Program at Pronatura Península de Yucatán.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 10, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, June 19, 2022, 11:59pm

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Opportunity

NAAEE is proud to join Pratt & Whitney in its quest to inspire the next generation of E-STEM innovators around the world. Through the Pratt & Whitney Global E-STEM Awards, we seek to recognize nonprofits across the globe that are building skills and capacity for students ages 11–18 to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to address environmental challenges. Applications due by July 11 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 11, 2022, 11:59pm

Overlooking large body of dark blue water with heavy blue, purple, and pink clouds in the distance.
Resource

A deep dive into our hidden resource: 41% of the water used in Arizona comes from the ground and, in most areas, it is their only source of water. Understanding groundwater is of utmost importance to our continued survival in the arid southwest!

Resource Category:

Website, Classroom, Media, Video
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Two people kneeling on a sandy dune, planting dune grass
RiSC Dune Grass Planting. Photo credit: Teri Brennan
Blog

Youth-led action and nature-based solutions for climate mitigation are the focus of two programs at the National Wildlife Federation. Read how fieldwork and research are powering the students' next steps.