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GEO Explorers is a one-week summer institute, during which middle and high school youth explore the waterways of Eastern North Carolina from local river basins to the ocean. Through field experiences with scientists and hands-on activities, students learn how climate change is affecting our local and global environments while exploring geoscience focused college and career pathways. Open to rising 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders.

Program Contact

Taylor Prichard,

Environmental Education Specialist, Center for Public Engagement with Science

(919) 966-0895
tmpricha@unc.edu

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Funding Source

GEO Explorers is part of the GET Outdoors in NC project and is funded with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) GEOPAths program (Grant # ICER-2023173).

Collaborators

Bertie County Schools

NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville

NC State Parks

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