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Developing a web application for the integration of real-world, scientific, problem-solving into the secondary classroom

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Gill, S.E., N. Marcum-Dietrich, and J. Fraser. 2014. Pages 422–432 in A.D. Ritzhaupt and S. Kumar (editors). K–12 education: concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Fracking truck

UpStream Newsletter, December 2013

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Low Levels of Fracking Wastewater Highly Toxic to Mayflies: Stroud Center scientists find mayflies, whose presence indicates good water quality, are significantly affected by low levels of produced water.

UpStream Newsletter, April 2013

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Building New Ideas on Old Foundations: “The River Continuum Concept” remains the most-often cited paper in its field. So, when Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., wrote “The River Discontinuum,” people noticed.

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Making education for sustainability work on campus: the proposals of the Roundtable on Environmental Systems and Sustainability

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Reiter, M.A., W.J. Focht, P.A. Barresi, S.E. Gill, R.C. Smardon, S. Baker, K. Reiter, E. Fitch, T. Rolfe, and S. Bumpous. 2012. In W. Leal (editor). Sustainable development at universities: new horizons. Peter Lang Scientific Publishers, Frankfurt, Germany.

The exterior of the Moorhead Environmental Complex at dusk.

UpStream Newsletter, Summer 2012

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The Moorhead Environmental Complex — Sharing Stroud Science Starts Here: The board of directors cut the ribbon on a new building for environmental education and public outreach that models sustainable practices for managing water.

The exterior of the Moorhead Environmental Complex at dusk.

Stroud Water Research Center Dedicates “Green” Building

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The building provides opportunities for educators to discuss the various features such as photovoltaic panels, rainwater capture, geothermal heat, and landscaping that promotes infiltration.

Watershed Citizenship Learning Community, Cabrini College

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In collaboration with faculty from Cabrini College, Stroud Water Research Center educators developed and taught courses in watershed ecology and watershed citizenship to nonscience majors. These courses used the watershed…

Integrating the Carbon and Water Cycles Within an Ecosystem Esthetic Approach to Landscapes

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Stroud educators and scientists developed and implemented Your Livable Landscape: Cultivating an Ecosystem Esthetic, a collaborative education program that builds on the landscape practices of Longwood Gardens and the science…

UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2011

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Gone Fishin’ — Evaluating the Threat of Agricultural Contaminants in the Río Sierpe: Stroud Center scientists worked in Costa Rican watersheds to identify contaminants as well as contaminated species that threaten humans who consume them.

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Model My Watershed® Reaches Students and Teachers

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The web app has a dynamic, videogame-like interface that lets students see how modifying land use in their own neighborhoods can affect water quality.