June 13, 2017

Don’t forget to comment on the Antiquities Act Monuments

Everyone will have their own reasons for wanting to protect these public lands, from political to personal. The key is to not keep your passion for these national monuments to yourself. Our opinions need to be heard in DC, and several organizations have created very simple electronic interfaces for us.


June 7, 2017

Share your #dayofscience during the Science-A-Thon (July 13)

The goal of the Science-A-Thon is to increase visibility of scientists and the important work they do to the public. On July 13, 2017, participants will take 12 photos over a 12-hour day to showcase the exciting-to-routine activities in the day of a life of a scientist.


May 31, 2017

A call for scientists to register for Skype a Scientist

Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world. Scientists will Skype into the classroom for 30-60 minute Q and A sessions that can cover the scientist’s expertise or what it’s like to be a scientist.


May 24, 2017

What can LibGuides do for you?

“LibGuides are an easy to use content management and information sharing system designed specifically for libraries… I personally create guides most often when working with instructors who have asked me to meet with their classes for an information literacy session.”


May 16, 2017

Take-home final exam – Story Cubes for climate

Telling a story can help with communicating climate science. By using Rory’s Story Cubes as a foundation, students come up with symbols that could serve as the start of a climate story (and as a new version of this game!).


April 29, 2017

Guest Post: A Virtual Rendez-Vous for Geoscience Research Around the North Atlantic

The following is a guest post authored by J.P. Walsh. The information and opinions are of Walsh and not my own.   While scientists in Europe enjoy their afternoon tea or café, North American researchers are beginning their day with a favorite beverage, maybe a Starbucks or Tim Horton’s coffee. We are thousands of kilometers apart, yet many of us are working on similar or related science. To be successful …


April 24, 2017

Notes from March for Science, Philadelphia, PA

Thoughts while marching in Philly… Many people were busy arguing whether we “should” have to March for Science, but it was important for us to remember that we “could” march


April 20, 2017

Helping Students Advocate for the Earth – from InTeGrate

There is a new section of the InTeGrate Teaching Sustainability module titled “Helping Students Advocate for the Earth” – explore these resources “for advice on designing courses around issues central to your community in ways that empower students to advocate for the Earth.”


April 12, 2017

March for Science – will you or won’t you?

If you are looking for me this Earth Day, I’ll be participating in the March for Science in Philadelphia, sporting my purple AGU March for Science long-sleeve shirt. Where will you be?


April 5, 2017

Position yourself with an advocacy statement on science and education

Position statements are a resource that does not benefit anyone if they just sit on an organization’s website – the next step is to do something with them.