As part of the fifth anniversary of the launch of eePRO, NAAEE is featuring environmental education professionals who have used the platform to connect, collaborate, and learn. Our first story features Maureen Ferry, creator and founder of HouseStories, which seeks to engage youth with the built environment and provide tools to help them design a better future.
*Currently accepting submissions!*
Hoist the sails! K-12 students and families are invited to compete in the second virtual Recycle Regatta! Apply the engineering method and become an environmental steward as you repurpose recyclables into a seaworthy vessel. Master obstacles in buoyancy, construction, and physics to race your boat to victory. This live, NESS instructor-led program is hands-on and engaging, and is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Date and Time:
Monday, February 1, 2021, 12:00am to Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 11:59pm
What does research say about promising approaches to online EE programs? Our team shares results from a systematic literature review conducted to identify what approaches appear to work best for virtual EE field trips and activities. Learn about evidence-based design principles that can be integrated into your fall programs.
Submissions Due July 1, 2020: Calling all students, teachers, mariners, engineers, water enthusiasts, and artists! Are you looking for an engaging, virtual, hands-on challenge to do at home that also helps the environment? Repurpose materials, build a boat, and compete in New England Science & Sailing’s Recycle Regatta! We have partnered with our friends at Educational Passages to host this completely virtual event. Participating mariners will need to master buoyancy, construction, and physics to race their boat to victory! Are you ready to take on the challenge?
Date and Time:
Friday, May 1, 2020, 12:00pm to Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 12:00pm
To help parents and educators manage the new reality of weeks at home with the kids, Ocean Wise Conservation Association has launched a free online ocean literacy resource called Online Oceans, bringing ocean-inspired crafts, activities, DIY videos, live-streamed learning, and more, to families around the world.
Created by Ocean Wise educators, together with animal experts from the Vancouver Aquarium, these captivating resources are designed for kids and youth of all ages to learn the how and why of caring for the ocean, and all the animals in it.
Special supported early bird registrations are available to attend CWI's 2020 Summer WEST Institute on Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability. CWI's Institute is a unique opportunity for deep learning, collaboration, and networking in a design lab atmosphere, with like minded K-16 and community based educators from across the U.S.
Date and Time:
Monday, July 27, 2020, 8:00am to Friday, July 31, 2020, 3:00pm
Bilingual pilot program funded by National Science Foundation uses text messages to deliver fun, environmental science and math activities for kids and parents based on Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS series. Research shows the initiative’s positive impact for low-income families, including Spanish speakers (Read the full News Release)
Resource Watch features hundreds of free and reliable data sets that cover the state of the planet’s resources, commerce and people. The platform lets you dive into near real-time data, explore by topic, and create your own custom content
The World Resources Institute produces a variety of data visualizations and infographics on the climate and environment. Their comprehensive library pulls in resources, maps, data, and videos to communicate and urge action on environmental issues.
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries announces the exploration of low-light (mesophotic) coral reef and sponge communities in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary with the Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration.
August 14 - September 1, 2019
Date and Time:
Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 11:28am to Sunday, September 1, 2019, 5:00pm
To celebrate UL's 125th Anniversary, UL and NAAEE are recognizing six non-profit organizations for the difference they are making in their communities by advancing environmental education through STEM.
Our mission is to build a healthier and more equitable world through community science, open technology, and environmental justice. Public Lab is inviting educators to take part in our evolving Educator Community of Practice and allow their students to be knowledge-produces within a global network of DIY scientists, environmental activists, and experts.
The public’s understanding of zoos and aquariums and the visitors’ purpose and plans for the visit do not always overlap with the mission of zoos and aquariums. Learn about the preliminary findings of the Why Zoos and Aquariums Matter (WZAM3) project’s in part two of this webinar series. Project Leaders --John Fraser, Joe Heimlich, and Martin Storksdieck
Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region (LCNCR) is an affiliate non-profit of the Living Classrooms Foundation which offers varied educational programs in the D.C. Metropolitan area. As part of the shipboard department, the educational coordinator is responsible for overseeing experiential STEM and history education programs for all ages aboard the historic Chesapeake Bay buyboat, the Mildred Belle.
Learn how to leverage the biomimicry design challenges to engage your students in core content standards while enhancing 21st-century skills. This training is offered as part of the Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge (YDC), a free education program and design competition from the Biomimicry Institute that asks middle and high school students to design bio-inspired solutions to fight climate change.
The Museum Environmental Education Internship will provide an in-service learning experience that illustrates a career in environmental education. Interns will learn to develop, conduct and evaluate programs in a multitude of formats for a variety of audiences. They will be responsible for supporting the environmental education program of the Schiele through programming, resource and materials management and data collection. Interns will learn to support an organization’s mission.
The Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership (HICSL) Research Intern (hereafter referred to as the Intern) will work closely with the Program Director, Aquaculture Manager, and Research Assistant to help implement HICSL’s research efforts. The Intern is additionally expected to be integrated into the day-to-day operations of the island and help HICSL maintain our collaborative and intentional community.
The Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership is seeking a Research Assistant (RA) for the 2019 on-island season from May through mid-October. The RA is responsible for helping to manage and implement the ongoing and emerging research efforts of HICSL and will be responsible for specific aspects of data collection and project management. The RA is additionally expected to be integrated into the day-to-day operations of the Island.