From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff -- The October 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached. Features include a summary of October's weather, the experimental forecast for November and December, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between a weakening El Nino during the winter months and wintertime precipitation in Pennsylvania and the Northeast. Look for the next newsletter at the start of December.
Schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and businesses can apply for the grants.
The grants provide funding to develop programs and projects that support environmental education about issues including:
• Sustainable Living: rain gardens, rain barrels, clean energy, radon protection, composting, and other related topics.
From David Bauman, PDE -- Nominations for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science is now open for K - 6 teachers. You can nominate someone you know who is a great teacher, or nominate yourself. This is the nation's highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education. Winners will win $10,000 and a trip to the White House.
From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff -- The September 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached. Features include a summary of September's weather, the experimental forecast for October and November, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between a wet early summer and a dry late summer in Pennsylvania and the following winter's temperature and precipitation anomalies across the country. Look for the next newsletter at the start of November.