Across the country, every minute of every day, water glasses are filled from a tap, toilets are flushed, laundry is washed, and bathtubs are filled. Where does this water come from? Where does it go? Who helps to ensure this water is safe? A new project funded by the National Science Foundation’s ITEST (Innovative Technology […]
The Watershed Awareness using Technology and Environmental Research for Sustainability project project teaches a systems approach to problem solving through hands-on, inquiry-based learning activities based on real national and local data to explore local watershed issues.
Carolyn Staudt will present information about the NSF-funded Teaching Environmental Sustainability: Model My Watershed project and share free resources at the Massachusetts Education Leadership Association (MSELA) 2017 conference. Friday, October 20, 8:00 – 9:15 AM Courtyard Marriott in Marlborough, MA Marlborough Salon E The Teaching Environmental Sustainability: Model My Watershed project is a collaborative research project at the […]
In Part I you learned what a watershed is and its role in protecting a community from flooding. Carolyn Staudt has led NSF-funded projects that teach middle and high school students how to gather data about their water resources. She feels strongly that the science and engineering skills students learn in the process are essential. […]
Houston’s downtown flooded after Hurricane Harvey. Florida neighborhoods have struggled with murky standing water after Hurricane Irma. Catastrophe can overwhelm any system, but why doesn’t the ground just absorb the extra water? In some cases, the answer is a damaged watershed, a concept most people don’t understand, even though we all live in one. A […]
Providing students and teachers with access to scientifically valid and easy-to-use watershed tools to accurately examine their own neighborhoods, to define local environmental problems or challenges, and to develop solutions to improve their environment.
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