Two of the teachers participating in the MARRS Institute during June 2019 at Jackson State University discovered data uncharacteristic of Arizona. They concluded that the school must not use xeriscaping! Caption
Posted in: Learning Activities: Soil Primary Audience: Country Coordinators Partners Trainers
The density box was new to most teachers at the workshop held on December 7 at Xavier University of New Orleans. I encourage this activity when teaching weather to reinforce the concept of density. Caption
I led a teacher workshop at Xavier University of Louisiana on the new GLOBE Weather Curriculum. Teachers left with lots of new knowledge, great ideas, and supplies. Setting up the Sunny Day bottles Caption Caption Caption Setting up the density box demo that I wanted to share. Most teachers had never seen this.
Posted in: Curriculum: STEM Event Topics: Workshops GLOBE Science Topics: Earth System Science Learning Activities: Atmosphere and Climate
Check out Dr. Kendrick Buford as he works with pre-service teachers in conducting pedosphere and hydrosphere protocols. This took place during fall semester 2019 at Bobby Chain Park at Twin Forks along the Leaf River in Hattiesburg, Mississippi: https://youtu.be/ygqKZJB6Rq0 .
Ten outstanding interns are working with me this summer to provide nature time for K-2nd graders at four camps in our city. Each team spends an hour each day at one of the camps in groups ranging in number from 10 to 20 for an hour outside while sitting on a tarp under a tree or pavilion. The interns first read a GLOBE Storybook or other book on nature to the children, do an activity or take a nature walk, and then show them a poster of a real African American scientist or leader who studies the topic of the day. It was a real...