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D. Ripollone is a STAR member of the Discovery Educator Network

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Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

Two Full Weeks in the Bag….NASA MiniGrant

September 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Assessments, Environment, Flipping the Classroom, Labs, Modeling/Whiteboarding, NASA explorers school, Project, Teacher Ideas

Title says it all, we finally finished two full weeks. And wow, it has been flying by. Every time I look up at the clock at school, the day is almost over and I can never cover everything I want to cover. Oh well! Let’s see where should I start first…Oh well we had our […]

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Great Citizen Science Projects

June 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Environment, Project, Teacher Ideas

I was checking out various links in the NESTA newsletter and came upon a couple of great resources for everyone (teacher, parent and student). These are projects that can be done outside school and during the summer. First one I came across was a website that gives some good resources on different projects throughout the […]

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NC Alternative Energy Resource for Teachers

February 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Environment, School Events

This is From http://alternativeenergyatunc.wordpress.com/ could be a future field trip? “This one of a kind project is currently being tested right here in NC! The new solar double cropping project in Pittsboro, NC is an experiment designed to show that you can have a solar photovoltaic system and grow sustainable crops that thrive in partial […]

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High School Alternative Energy Project

January 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Environment, Project, Web 2.0 Tool

Background: Recently we finished part of the Castle Electricity Unit. After completing section 5 of the module we decided to give the students a project. This project included summer material I received from a workshop at the UNC botanical gardens. See blog entry UNC Exploring the Future of Electricity. To include some environmental and stewardship […]

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