The Science Friday students have been working hard on their Climate Stewards project! Check out our blog!
What does a scientist look like?
Students are subjected to stereotypes every day. When I ask my students to draw what they think a scientist looks like, I usually see drawings that represent conventional fallacies: scientists are [...]
Exploring Crater Lake National Park
Umpqua Watersheds, Inc. organized two field trips to bring 160 4th and 5th grade students from McGovern Elementary to Crater Lake this fall. The students were able to experience the natural wonders of [...]
UCC Field Botany Tour
This past Sunday the UW staff returned from a 6-day journey through Northern California and Southern Oregon with Dr. Ken Carloni’s UCC Field Botany class. The tour consisted of identifying, keying, [...]
McGovern Outdoor School
On June 2nd Umpqua Watersheds traveled to Camp Myrtlewood to teach six presentations about watershed science to McGovern’s ninety 6th graders. The students learned about water chemistry and the water cycle. [...]
Science Wednesday – Eastwood Elementary
May 27 marked the end of the pilot “Science Wednesday” program at Eastwood Elementary in Roseburg. The program consisted of a six-week environmental stewardship curriculum co-led by UW’s Katrina Keleher and Eastwood’s Jeff [...]
April 10, 2015: Science Friday – GPS Navigation
At today’s Science Friday lesson we learned all about GPS (or Global Positioning Systems)! We learned about satellites, directional differentiation, how to [...]
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