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Visualizing Geohazards and Risk with Code (GeoCode)

GeoHazard Volcano

Engaging students in the study of geohazards through integrating computational thinking with science practices. Students will be able to transform real-world GPS data into visualizations and formulate scientific arguments about predicting impacts and assessing risks.

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Learn plate tectonics with an Earth-like model: Introducing Tectonic Explorer

Tectonic Explorer

We are excited to introduce the *beta version* of Tectonic Explorer, our newest Earth system model, developed by our GEODE project. Tectonic Explorer features a complex system of interacting tectonic plates around an entire planet — in this case a simplified, Earth-like planet. For the first time in K-12 education, students will be able to […]

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Exploring Hawai’i (and the rest of Earth) with Seismic Explorer

Hawai'i in Seismic Explorer

Kilauea, Hawai’i’s youngest and most active volcano, has been continuously erupting since 1983. But it made news again recently with large earthquakes and lava fountains erupting in residential areas. Have you ever wondered what’s going on with Kilauea? Can scientists predict when and where a volcano will next erupt? You can use Seismic Explorer to […]

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Evolution Readiness

Evolution Readiness Student

Using computer-based, manipulable models of interacting organisms and their environments, fourth grade students learn Darwin’s model of natural selection as the process primarily responsible for evolution.

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¡El módulo de clima está disponible en español! (The climate module is available in Spanish!)

We’re thrilled to announce that the popular High-Adventure Science (HAS) climate module is now available in Spanish. Many thanks (muchas gracias) to Penny Rowe (University of Santiago of Chile) and Cristián Rizzi (Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina) for taking this on! The Spanish-language version directly parallels the existing English-language version. The HAS climate module poses […]

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Change Makers

changemakers

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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Learning Everywhere

Learning Everywhere

Learning Everywhere explores how cutting-edge technologies and novel materials can be designed to study and better support engaging conceptual, collaborative, and tangible learning across different contexts and settings.

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