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Carolina Environmental Film Festival

April 22, 2016

Interested in raising awareness about environmental issues? Be a part of the first annual Carolina Environmental Film Festival and submit your film today! A film no longer than 10 minutes in length – about an environmental issue of choice Prizes … Continued

ERP hosts World Energy Climate Simulation for K-12 Teachers and Students

December 18, 2015

On Saturday, December 5th, in conjunction with the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, forty-four K-12 teachers and high school students conducted Climate Interactive’s World Climate Exercise, a mock-UN Climate Change Negotiation where participants role-play international climate negotiators working to … Continued

IDEA Students Explore Water in our World

September 28, 2015

On Saturday, September 26, IDEA high school students came to UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center to explore the Water in Our World exhibit, which explores the ways we get water, why we need to clean it and the future … Continued

Sparking IDEAs in the Geosciences

August 20, 2015

As seen in Endeavors: “It is a sticky, humid Tuesday morning in July. While many teenagers are just starting to roll out of bed, the high school students I’m with are unloading equipment from a van as they prepare to … Continued

IDEA Summer Science Institute 2015

June 22, 2015

Twenty-two IDEA High School Students participated in a 6-day Summer Science Institute on July 6-11.  The students investigated two urban streams in Durham – Mud Creek and Ellerbe Creek – and collected biological, chemical, and physical data on stream health.  … Continued