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Infusing genetics with data science and three-dimensional teaching

Fast Plants seedlings

Let’s face it, three-dimensional teaching takes work. There are disciplinary core ideas (DCI), science and engineering practices (SEP), and crosscutting concepts (CCC) to pack in. A simple new tool may help biology classes reap the benefits of Next Generation Science Standards instruction with big payoffs. The 3D Teacher Moves Table, developed for a groundbreaking webinar […]

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Larry Behan

Larry Behan Chief Financial Officer Larry Behan is the Chief Financial Officer. As CFO at the Concord Consortium, he leads the finance and administration team, which is in charge of financial and accounting operations, human resources, and grant/contract management. Before joining the Concord Consortium, Larry served as Vice President of Administration and Finance at the […]

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Resisting Scientific Misinformation

Andy Zucker was a senior scientist at the Concord Consortium. Penny Noyce served on the Concord Consortium’s Board of Directors. Andy Zucker and Penny Noyce, both formerly associated with the Concord Consortium for many years, created a free one-week curriculum unit for grades 6-12 called Resisting Scientific Misinformation. The unit includes four short videos especially […]

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Alaska meteorologist Jackie Purcell helps Precipitating Change deliver the weather

Alaska snow

Our Precipitating Change project has been exploring the science of weather and weather prediction with students in Alaska. We’ve been assisted by someone many Alaska students recognize, Jackie Purcell, chief meteorologist at KTUU Channel 2 in Anchorage. Jackie gets around, and not just on television. At the Alaska State Fair, “I run into folks from […]

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Modeling the Taal Volcano in the Philippines

Taal Volcano

All volcanic eruptions are dangerous. Some are more dangerous than others. Volcanic eruptions range from slow, relatively gentle flows of lava to explosive eruptions of gases, ash, and rock. Our Visualizing Geohazards and Risk with Code project (GeoCode) challenges students to model tephra volcanic eruptions (tephra refers to all particles ejected explosively from a volcano, […]

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Matt Lewandowski

Matt Lewandowski Senior Software Engineer Matt Lewandowski is a Senior Software Engineer. He began his career writing biotech and medical software with a focus on fluorescence microscopy and invasive cardiology imaging applications in collaboration with global partners including Olympus, Nipro, Volcano Corporation, and Boston Scientific. He then transitioned to the video game industry, participating in […]

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