Updating Real-World Datasets When New Data Become Available

The High-Adventure Science modules, first written in 2011-2013, are each based on a big unanswered question in Earth/environmental science. These six modules include interactive computer-based systems models and real-world data that students use for evidence as they develop scientific arguments. The modules incorporate real-world data from the National Aeronautic and Space Administration, National Oceanic and […]

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Change Makers


We’re developing and researching out-of-school citizen science and engineering programs that enable secondary students to tackle energy problems in their own homes, schools, and towns using low- or zero-cost technologies.

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Education for Infrastructure Transformation

SEE-IT Students

We’re developing two innovative technologies-the Smart High School and the Virtual Solar World with associated curriculum units to turn high school campuses and GIS systems into engineering laboratories with unlimited opportunities for learning and exploration.

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The repeal of the Clean Power Plan and how to teach about energy choices and climate change

The Clean Power Plan, which sets state-by-state targets for carbon emissions reductions, has been called a climate game changer, but the director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has repealed the plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Over the last several decades there has been an increasing awareness of the ways […]

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