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May 16, 2017

Take-home final exam – Story Cubes for climate

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!).

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April 29, 2017

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

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 …

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April 24, 2017

Notes from March for Science, Philadelphia, PA

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

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April 20, 2017

Helping Students Advocate for the Earth – from InTeGrate

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.”

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April 12, 2017

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

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?

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April 5, 2017

Position yourself with an advocacy statement on science and education

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.

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March 29, 2017

Articles on women in STEM, March 2016-2017 [Women’s History Month]

Articles on women in STEM, March 2016-2017 [Women's History Month]

Here is just a sampling of journal publications and articles that came out in the past year that discuss women in STEM

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March 23, 2017

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women’s History Month]

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women's History Month]

Do you support the EPA? 500 Women Scientists wants us to show our love for @Our_EPA! Write two postcards – one to your regional EPA office, and one to your representative to tell him/her why they should support the EPA.

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March 15, 2017

Making a difference with science-based art [Women’s History Month]

Making a difference with science-based art [Women's History Month]

Mary Capaldi has found a way to take her passion and talent for science art to make a difference for others (people & nature)

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March 8, 2017

Guest post – A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

Guest post - A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my weekly blog posts to the outstanding organizations, resources, and inspiring stories about women in STEM. You can view my posts from this year and past years by searching on the tag “Women’s History Month”. This week’s post comes from Robin McLachlan, Ph.D. student at University of Washington’s School of Oceanography. I first met Robin through …

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