How I incorporate what I learned into my classes

Thu, Mar 26th, 2015

The following blog is on behalf of Sara Bourbour, a participant on the 2014 ECO Classroom trip to Costa Rica:

ECO Classroom was an amazing opportunity for me, and I definitely know it has changed the way I approach my teaching. I also feel it gives me immense credibility in the classroom...

What We Did in Costa Rica

Wed, Jan 7th, 2015

In July of 2014 16 teachers from around the country got a unique and exciting opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and conduct research in the tropical rainforest. The team from Portsmouth, “Los Ecologistas Locos”, presented our project during a preservice workshop to the science teachers in the...

STEM Student Interns at TEAM

Fri, Aug 15th, 2014

This summer four San Diego high school students interned for TEAM as part of the Research Experience for High School (REHS) program at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC). The students primarily analyzed TEAM's portal...

International Day of Forests

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014

Today is the United Nation's International Day of Forests. Forests are so important to humans in many ways - from the air that we breathe, to where we relax and the homes we live in. The Huffington Post points out...

National Wildlife Week March 17-23

Wed, Mar 5th, 2014

Did you know that March 17-23 is the National Wildlife Federation's National Wildlife Week for Educators? On their website you can...

National Geographic photos year in review

Mon, Jan 6th, 2014

National Geographic just released a stunning collection of images from 2013 - including some really cool animal photos!...