Pocono Environmental Education Center

Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

Grant amount:

$1,000

The grant will be of a Vernier LabQuest 2 and associated sensors and probes to measure water quality of the ponds and streams on their site and enable students to conduct water quality testing in addition to macroinvertebrate sampling –sampling pH, temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and nitrate levels and conduct a variety of research projects. All results will be uploaded to the GLOBE data system.

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Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists assists and rewards the implementation of inquiry-based, experiential science education where students do science and contribute to understanding of our environment through recognition and financial reward programs.

Grants range from equipment and supplies for taking environmental measurements to recognition and support for students presenting their research projects and working for pervasive inclusion of student research projects in science teaching. 

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