EDUCATION-OUTREACH

We will develop an observatory that can be a living laboratory for Idaho K-12 and college educators and develop soil carbon curriculum to support science education and centers. 

Education and outreach activities will be targeted at engaging the public and new critical mass of graduate students and undergraduates in Critical Zone Science.  We will also train a cadre of graduate student how to communicate science to the public and effective outreach materials. We will engage other scientists and fulfill the expectation of being a community resource through multiple activities targeted at a range of disciplines and a broad cadre of scientists.


Education/Outreach News

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Earth Science Week 2017 Video Contest

15 Aug 2017 - For Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute invites you to enter the Earth Connections video contest. Submit a brief, 30-90...

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CZNews: Summer 2017

27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.

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“Voices of Fire” airing on MontanaPBS and Idaho Public Television in August 2017

19 Jul 2017 - Hugo Sindelar's documentary film about the Soda Fire, which burned the northern portion of Reynolds Creek CZO. 280,000 acres burned in just 7 days

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Undergraduate course curriculum, “Introduction to Critical Zone Science,” available free online

23 Jun 2017 - A 15-week semester-long upper-level undergraduate course curriculum entitled “Introduction to Critical Zone Science” is now available free online.

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Contribute a classroom/field activity to NAGT’s Teach the Earth

22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.

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Science Expo 2017

04 May 2017 - The Science Expo took place on Earth Day, April 22, 2017 in Pocatello Idaho.  A number of hands-on exhibits showcased some of the local science...

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2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.

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K-12 Soil Science Teacher Resources

24 Mar 2017 - The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a professional scientific society, made up of soil scientists, educators, and consultants focused on...

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Idaho State University STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Day

19 Feb 2016 - The Idaho State University's College of Science and Engineering held the first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Day on...

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Voices of Fire - A Documentary Video

12 Feb 2016 - "Voices of Fire" follows the devastating effects of the Soda Fire on the economy, ecology, and landscape in southwestern Idaho.

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Digging Soil Pits at Reynolds Creek

09 Feb 2016 - Students dig a soil pit in Johnston Draw, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed. They made a time-lapse video during the early part of their work.

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Idaho Public Television Science Trek:  SOIL

18 Jun 2015 - Soil is the top layer of the Earth. Without soil, there would be no life on our planet. There is a lot more to the study of soil than just dirt. On...

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Understanding Vegetation-Snow Interactions and Critical Zone Sensitivity to Climate Change

01 Apr 2015 - Chris Tennant, Idaho State University, was awarded a NSF SAVI (Science Across Virtual Institutes) grant for cross-CZO research.


Critical Zone Q&A with researcher Adrian Harpold

19 Oct 2016 - University of Nevada Reno's Adrian Harpold reflects on his past and present time researching at Critical Zone Observatories.

Joint AGU-ESA Event Brings Together Collaborative Networks

17 Aug 2015 - Members of AGU and the Ecological Society of America came together in their first joint event to discuss opportunities for research collaboration.

CZO Ecology Session at ESA 2015 Meeting

16 Jul 2015 - A session entitled 'Ecology in the Critical Zone" will take place at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2015 Meeting held  from August...

Owyhee Hydrology Camp

23 Jun 2015 - The 2015 Owyhee Hydrology Camp was held at Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed (RCEW), and is sponsored by the Owyhee Watershed Council with the...

Video: CZ graduate students reflect on experience at University of Western Australia Summer School

13 May 2015 - Students from around the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) gathered in Perth for two weeks in Feb. 2015 for the Inaugural WUN Summer School.

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