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NOAA: Bridging art and science to protect salmon habitat

Balancing waterfront development with the needs of salmon is a continuous challenge that requires innovative thinking. To step outside the box, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Pacific Northwest College of Arts formed a unique partnership. Art students challenged NOAA to develop new ways of communicating this complex environmental and societal issue; […]

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I Am Clark’s Creek – Puyallup School District

I Am Clark’s Creek – Puyallup School District ometimes it takes the imagination and inspiration of youth to push a project towards success.  When the Puyallup River Watershed Council in Washington State became concerned about Clark’s Creek, it was the student project I am Clark’s Creek that sparked the community activism necessary to improve local […]

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Beach Hoppers: Inquiry-based learning while having fun!

Beach Hoppers: Inquiry-based learning while having fun! Field trips are exciting. Field trips incorporating inquiry-based learning and live animals are even better. by Stephanie Schroeder This second grade unit focuses on beach hoppers, tiny amphipods found on most sandy beaches. The first three lessons focus on learning beach hopper characteristics in the classroom and teaching […]

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