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  • Water, Water Everywhere, But Is It Safe to Swim?

    May 20th, 1pm EDT Join EarthEcho International, Frenchtown School, and Milford School as we explore ways to protect your local waterways. Classrooms will share examples of water quality monitoring projects in their local communities and how to use your findings to establish service learning and water quality improvement programs.  Schools will reflect on current water quality monitoring programs and learn about ways to improve for the future. A great…

  • Science as Adventure, with McGraw-Hill Education

    Environmental Project-Based Learning in the STEM Classroom Join explorer and environmental advocate, Philippe Cousteau, to discuss how to engage students in dialogue and action around the world’s most salient environmental issues using project-based learning as a primary strategy. Environmental problems provide a robust platform for students to integrate STEM disciplines and apply learning to real-world solutions.  Participants will:   1) discuss best…

  • EarthEcho Expeditions Educator Grants from the Captain Planet Foundation

    Congratulations to Our Captain Planet Foundation Grant Recipients! The Upstream Downstream Connection  Greater Greenville Community Foundation Greenville, NC We are applying for an EarthEcho Expeditions Educator Grant for the Upstream Downstream Connection River Quest, a 100 mile river awareness kayak event from Goldsboro to New Bern, NC that is being led by high school students. Our goal is to make the public aware of the vital linkages in our upstream…

  • A Message from Philippe Cousteau Jr.

    On March 1st the EarthEcho team partnered with Los Angeles Unified School District to provide a dynamic professional development workshop for science educators in the district. More than 60 educators and district staff joined us to learn how to use our EarthEcho Expeditions materials and bring proven service learning strategies to STEM classrooms. This workshop was held at the amazing Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center at Hyperion, a fantastic educational resource…

  • NEA Foundation grants

    $2,000 Educator Grants Application Deadline: June 1, 2014 Teachers are invited to apply for EarthEcho Expedition Student Achievement grants of up to $2,000 to support projects that mitigate the impacts of dead zones in local communities, as inspired by EarthEcho Expeditions: Into the Dead Zone. Interested public school educators must be registered at www.EarthEcho.org/Expeditions to be eligible to apply. All applications must be submitted through the NEA Foundation…