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Two Harambee Institute students looking at aquatic macroinvertebrates they collected from a stream.

PA to Meet Rise of STEM Economy With New Education Standards Featuring Environmental Literacy

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STEM professionals can help solve the world’s leading environmental
challenges. Learn how Pennsylvania’s new science standards have been revised to prepare the next generation for such vital work.

Mandy Nix collecting macroinvertebrates in the east branch of White Clay Creek.

Congrats and Farewell, Mandy Nix

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Stroud Water Research Center congratulates and says farewell to Mandy Nix, our all-star watershed education specialist, as she begins the next chapter of her career.

Model My Watershed

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Stroud Water Research Center continues to maintain and update the Model My Watershed® web application. Updates for 2021–2022 include adding historic and more current layers of land use data and…

Advancing Education Programs and Community Outreach With Oxford Area Audiences

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Continued support enables the expansion of education and outreach in southeastern Pennsylvania, including K–12 school programs, out-of-school youth programs, educator professional development trainings, and community science projects. (Project details may…

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Programs

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Educators engage and empower K–12 youth involved in BSA in environmental badges, awards, service projects, and other advancements. Funded by: Donna Queeney and Nick Kerlin Project Leads: Steven C. Kerlin,…

Building District Capacity for Environmental Literacy and MWEEs in Delaware

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This project strengthens state and school district capacity to integrate environmental literacy (E-LIT) and Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) into learning for Delaware students. Collaborators will create a Delaware MWEE…

Bringing the Amazon Rainforest Home

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Fifteen teachers from New Castle, Sussex, and Kent counties in Delaware worked with partners to develop curricula that not only meets the robust Next Generation Science Standards of the U.S.…

Capacity-Building for Girls-in-STEM Watershed Education

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This project expanded meaningful and inclusive education in water-focused environmental STEM for regional K–12 girl audiences, including pilot programs for high-needs and marginalized youth in DEP environmental justice areas. Girl…

Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds (C-SAW)

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Stroud Water Research Center educators, scientists, and restoration staff provided technical assistance to county conservation districts, municipal environmental advisory committees, watershed associations, and citizen action groups as part of a…

Delivering Meaningful, Safe, and Accessible Watershed Education

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Funded by: Pa. Department of Environmental Protection This project expands meaningful and inclusive environmental STEM programs, including online stream study lessons for fourth-grade and middle school students and a Watershed…