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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 support for taking simple measurements to teacher professional development and working for pervasive inclusion of student research projects in science teaching.

 

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Schools in the Lake Erie Area

Plan

Michael Jabot of SUNY Fredonia will establish a network of 12 schools in the Lake Erie area with grant funding for a digital max/min thermometer and a rain gauge for each school. Instrument shelters and other materials need for instrument installation will be arranged by the grantee. Students will be engaged in studying questions relating to climate and lake effect snow. Measurements will be taken following GLOBE protocols and all data will be reported to GLOBE. Teacher training and follow-on support will be provided by the grantee. Evaluation will in part be through anticipated student submission of research projects to the GLOBE Virtual Student Research Conference.