Joan Chadde, director of the Center for Science and Environmental Outreach was interviewed for a story on ABC 10. The story involved a field trip by second-grade students from Barkell Elementary School in Hancock to the Nara Nature Park.
The 2019 Green Film Series: Issues and Dialogue returns next week. Now in its ninth year, the Green Film Series offers films along with facilitated discussion on the third Wednesday of each month from January through May.
This year’s first film, “Carbon Nation,” will be shown at 7 p.m.
More than 700 elementary, middle and high-school students from 10 Western Upper Peninsula schools will gather at Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17 for the Seventh Annual Lake Superior Water Festival.
Participating schools include Baraga High School, Barkell Elementary (Hancock), CLK Elementary (Calumet), EB Holman (Stanton Township),
Starting Oct. 1 through Nov. 6, there will be six hands-on explorations taught by Michigan Tech science and engineering students and staff from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Great Lakes Research Center, room 104. These classes are for grades one through five.
Gr. 1-2 Forest Fun,
Joan Chadde is in Detroit this week conducting a four-day teacher institute at the Belle Isle Aquarium as part of an National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Student and Teachers (ITEST) grant project.
The project’s goal is to increase the interest of diverse students in science and science careers.
The winners of the Cleaning Dirty Water Competition shouldn’t come as a surprise. The winners are three members of the Michigan Tech chapter of the Society of Environmental Engineering — seniors no less — Joseph Doyle, Kyle Mischler and Jeremy Luebke.
The winning trio had stiff competition from the runner up team,