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IDEA High School Program Saturday Academy, February 22nd

February 23, 2014

On February 22, 2014 IDEA High School Geoscience students attended Saturday Academy 3.  We were joined by IE’s Dr. Lindsay Dubbs for marine science exploration at Nags Head, NC.  We also worked with Beky Branagan, from Outdoor Afro, who led … Continued

ERP Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting

December 11, 2013

Dana Haine, ERP’s K-12 Science Education Manager, presented a session titled “Utilizing partnerships with scientists to enhance teacher capacity to address the Next Generation Science Standards” at the Fall 2013 AGU meeting in San Francisco.  This presentation featured ERP’s work … Continued

ERP Staff Present at NSTA and NABT Fall Conferences

November 25, 2013

ERP staff presented multiple sessions at the 2013 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional conference in Charlotte, NC and the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) conference in Atlanta, Georgia.  Approximately 150 teachers participated in the following interactive sessions: Epigenetics: … Continued

SRP Investigator Travels to China to Share Research on Bioremedition

November 14, 2013

Dr. Mike Aitken presented an invited lecture, “Challenges in understanding and influencing the biodegradation of PAHs in contaminated soil,” at the 21st International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry in Wuhan, China. Dr. Aitken and his team in the UNC Superfund Research … Continued

Science Teachers Participate in iPad Workshop

October 30, 2013

On October 22nd, twenty-one science teachers from across NC participated in a day-long workshop titled, Using the iPad in Science Instruction and Energy Education. During this workshop, participants received hands-on training from a trained Apple educator and learned how to … Continued

ERP Staff Attend Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting

October 18, 2013

ERP Director Kathleen Gray and Environmental Education Coordinator Sarah Yelton attended the 26th annual Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana through their work with the UNC Superfund Research Program‘s Research Translation Core.  Ms. Yelton presented a research … Continued

Bringing Water Quality and Superfund Education to NC Classrooms

August 5, 2013

Continuing a long-running collaboration, the UNC SRP Research Translation Core, UNC Institute for the Environment, and Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP) partnered to conduct a professional development institute for NC science teachers focused on making connections between local water quality and environmental health.During … Continued

ERP Staff Present at 2013 WorldView Conference

August 14, 2010

Several ERP staff traveled to Enloe Magnet High School in Raleigh on August 13 to present sessions at the annual World View Partners’ Program: “Transforming Learning Environments through Global and STEM Education.” This one-day workshop for K-12 educators exploring global and … Continued