Fall 2016 Microgrant Results

In fall of 2016, the Earthwatch Institute awarded four K-12 educators in the Greater Los Angeles region with microgrants ranging from $400 to $800 in order to develop and incorporate into their classrooms lesson plans around the Urban Resiliency Program’s citizen science projects. Tasked with creating lesson plans (available to the public) conformant to state Content Standards and usable in a public school setting, these educators have been busy documenting their progress. Final results and supporting lesson plans are available in blog post format on this website:

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Educator Corner Blog

Citizen science is a great teaching tool.  Go to the Educator Corner of our blog to see our recent post from an educator at California State University, Los Angeles.

Lesson Plans Portal

We are currently looking for ideas and are building a curriculum around citizen science opportunities for the classroom.  Send us your ideas here.

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