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Stipends Available for Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators Conference
Stipends Available for Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators Conference
Application deadline has passed. Stroud Water Research Center is pleased to announce that 17 stipends are available for Pennsylvania practicing ... Read More
Middle school students looking at a large caterpillar
Stroud, PECO, and Kennett Schools Bring STEM to Students
The after-school program provided students with safe, structured, meaningful, and fun activities that promote learning and growth at no cost to ... Read More
Mandy Nix sorting specimens while sitting on a rock in a stream
Meet Mandy Nix: New Watershed Education Specialist
Her personal mission is to foster hands-on freshwater science education that teaches us about ourselves as well as our backyard ... Read More
Teachers using the Water Quality mobile app
Training the Teachers of Today to Educate the Stewards of Tomorrow
The outdoors were the setting for a boots-in-the-water workshop to advance professional development for non-formal educators and classroom teachers alike ... Read More
Photo of three kayakers on the Schuylkill River.
Expedition Inspires Students to Act and Impact Local Watershed
The students expressed interest in the story water-quality testing told as they traveled down the river from the mines, through ... Read More
Axalta All-Pro Teachers logo with Philadelphia Eagles logo
Axalta, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Stroud Water Research Center Celebrate All-Pro Teachers with a Day of STEM in the Stream
Teachers experienced STEM education in a real-world setting giving them the tools to cultivate the next generation of freshwater stewards ... Read More
Teachers at the Dive Deeper Summit
Teacher Stipends to Attend Dive Deeper Water Educators Summit
Application deadline has passed. 17 Pennsylvania K-12 teachers will receive a $300 stipend to attend the 2018 summit ... Read More
Students working on designing a 3-D macroinvertebrate model
Life Lessons in Three Dimensions: Students, Stroud Center, Retired Teacher Collaborate
By creating these teaching tools for other students to learn about freshwater ecosystems, the students developed their own curiosity about ... Read More
Video still of Milton Hershey School students deploying a water-quality-monitoring sensor.
Computer Science Students Get Their Boots Wet
As part of the Milton Hershey School’s Agriculture and Environmental Education pathway, the students are taking the computer science skills ... Read More
Fourth graders taking tree measurements
Learning Leading to Action: Young Heroes Protecting Our Waterways
Students are not only learning how to protect our waterways; they are also conducting their own scientific research or restoring ... Read More
Model My Watershed Featured in STEM for All Video Showcase
Model My Watershed Featured in STEM for All Video Showcase
The video presentation highlights the Teaching Environmental Sustainability - Model My Watershed project to promote watershed stewardship, geospatial literacy, and ... Read More
Child with leaf. Photo by Gabby Orcutt on Unsplash
Education Partnership Named as a Success Story
The Stroud Center’s partnership with the Watershed Education Training Institute (WETi) at Millersville University allows WETi to offer high-quality watershed ... Read More