The Junior Paleontologist Program is a part of the National Park Service Junior Ranger Program. The goal of the Junior Ranger Program is to connect young people to their national parks through a variety of in-park activities that are designed to introduce them to the national park system and cultivate future generations of park stewards. Programs range from simple scavenger hunts for younger children, to multi-day ranger-led activities. Over 200 National Park Service areas currently have Junior Ranger programs.
Application period: November 1 to November 30, 2016 at 5PM ET
The Mission of the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program is to give teachers a clearer insight into our ocean planet, a greater understanding of maritime work and studies, and to increase their level of environmental literacy by fostering an interdisciplinary research experience. Teacher at Sea has sent over 700 teachers out on NOAA Research cruises.
Entry deadline is Jan. 15, 2017
The following announcement is from AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists). If you have any questions, please visit their website (link is external) and contact them.
Announcement from WPSU -- This year (2016), WPSU is producing an exciting project aimed at inspiring young women to enter careers in the captivating fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Women in Science Profiles (WiSci files) will introduce viewers to local women in STEM fields through a series of short video profiles and live, interactive online chats. More information about the project is attached to this post.
Free Webinar: Introduction to the Leaf Pack Network (http://www.leafpacknetwork.org/lpn/)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Two sessions: 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. EST
Each session will be 30 minutes of instruction followed by Q & A
It’s time to dust off that Leaf Pack Experiment kit and get ready for the upcoming monitoring season!
Join educators and space enthusiasts around the world to celebrate the United Nations-declared World Space Week, Oct. 4-10, 2016. This international event commemorates the beginning of the Space Age with the launch of Sputnik 1 on Oct. 4, 1957.
World Space Week is the largest public space event in the world, with celebrations in more than 70 nations. During World Space Week, teachers are encouraged to use space-themed activities to excite students about science and technology.
Here is an opportunity for free graduate credits in science while learning about oceans, weather, and climate.
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) has received major support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct a Teacher Professional Development Project with a strong leadership component. In response, the DataStreme Project has been developed and is being implemented nationwide. The DataStreme Project is an innovative set of internet-based distance-learning courses directed towards middle-school teachers, but open to all K-12 teachers.