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SciVentures Campers “Journey Into the Cell”

July 18, 2014

In partnership with Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) of the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility developed a new environmental health focused program for Morehead’s SciVentures summer camp for middle school students. … Read more

Inaugural EGRET Fellows Program Summer Institute

July 2, 2014

ERP staff held the inaugural EGRET Fellows Summer Institute from June 24th to 26th in which 25 fifth grade teachers participated in a three-day workshop at Goose Creek State Park in Washington, NC. During the workshop, teachers interacted with scientists, … Read more

North Carolina Healthy Homes Website is now “live”!

June 9, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the North Carolina Healthy Homes website is “live” and ready for use.  The site, which is partially funded through a NIEHS grant, has been redesigned by ERP staff in collaboration with the Guilford County … Read more

COEC Staff Participate in National Asthma Awareness Month

May 29, 2014

May was National Asthma Awareness Month and Neasha Graves and Megan Hughes, Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) educators, were busy conducting several NIEHS-funded asthma and healthy homes activities and trainings around the region. On May 7, the COEC presented … Read more

IDEA High School Program Saturday Academy, March 15th

March 18, 2014

On Saturday, March 15, the IDEA High School Geoscience Students traveled to Newport News, VA to visit the Virginia Living Museum.  Students learned about the hydrology and geology of the Chesapeake Bay, the Appalachian Mountains, and the Virginia Coastal Plain.  … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more