Bring Minnesota Climate Science into the Classroom

Take advantage of these new resources by registering for the 2011 Summer Institute! Last week, Education Program Manager, Kristen Poppleton, Media Development Director, Jerry Stenger and I spent the day conducting interviews with 3 University of Minnesota professors, which will be included in the online classroom portion of our Minnesota’s Changing Climate project funded through […]

Looking to Nature for Climate Solutions

For a few years I worked in a youth program focused on engaging young people in engineering and design.  For an environmental educator like myself, it was difficult at first to get too enthusiastic about it.  Early on, however, I came across the study of biomimicry and began to draw some pretty exciting connections between […]

Environmental Education and “techno-naturalists”

This is the second in a series of blogs focused on connecting to the natural world in anticipation of our newly funded curriculum project, Minnesota’s Changing Climate. In the upcoming months we will be busy working on our new project recently funded by the LCCMR, Engaging Students in Environmental Stewardship through Adventure Learning. The foundation […]