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  • World Water Monitoring Challenge Launch

    March 16 - 22, 2015 Join us for an exciting week of virtual field trips, hangouts, and live events across the country (and the world!) as we kick off the 2015 World Water Monitoring Challenge.  Event information will be posted here and on monitorwater.org as it becomes available. To stay up to date on all events as they are announced and receive additional information on World Water Monitoring Challenge, please complete the form at the bottom of…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Beyond Dead Zones

    February 4, 2015 1pm EST / 10am PST   Join EarthEcho for a LIVE virtual field trip as we launch our new Expedition: Beyond Dead Zones videos! To celebrate our new Expedition videos we will take classrooms from around the country on a virtual field trip from coast to coast. Classrooms will follow the path of water from your home or streets to it’s final destination at Hyperion, Los Angeles’s largest wastewater treatment facility. Then, students…

  • EarthEcho Fall, Food, and Field Trips

    As the holiday season approaches, much of the focus in homes and classrooms across the country will be on food. This month we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving, which is hands down my favorite holiday. I love that Thanksgiving is a day completely dedicated to family, friends, and food. Oh, the food! It’s the perfect time of year to discuss how we are connected to the food we eat and how that food is connected to our environment. Where does the food on your…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Farming from Coast to Coast

    Recorded December 18th Just in time for the holiday season, join EarthEcho International on a virtual field trip as we delve deeper into food and the water issues surrounding its production. We will visit two very different farms: one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast. Together we will explore the differences in their climate, agricultural practices, natural resource limitations and sustainable solutions. Classrooms watching live will be…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Managing Stormwater with DC Water

    Prerecorded On November 19th Join EarthEcho International and DC Water for a truly behind-the-scenes look at how the nation’s capital is combatting its storm and wastewater pollution problems. Engineer James Wonneberg will take you 100 feet underground to explore Washington, DC’s new stormwater tunnels: over 13 miles of massive tunnels that hold and treat storm and wastewater before it pollutes local waterways. From there, engineer Bethany Bezak will take…