Global to Local
CLIENTS & COLLABORATORS
Conservation Through Public Health
Winnie Mabaso Foundation
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund
Captain Planet Foundation
National Science Teachers Assoc.
Citizen Science Assoc. Education Group
University of Denver
State departments of education
State forest service
Department of parks and wildlife
Guam Department of Education
Colorado Environmental Ed. Council
American Indian Academy of Denver
K-12 school districts
Elementary, middle, high schools
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Wildlife Experience
Indigenized STEAM in a 21st century curriculum
Collaboration with indigenous educators to develop culturally-honoring STEAM curriculum for this middle school that is rooted in indigenous knowledge while integrating parallel convention science through NGSS-based Colorado Science Standards.
Guam-relevant STEM K-12 Plan & Professional Learning
This multi-year relationship with Guam Department of Education focuses on integrating island-relevant STEM experiences addressing environmental and cultural issues through all grades. Aligned to Next Gen. Science Stds.
Captain Planet’s Project Hero
A new web-based curriculum framework was developed for Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Hero, a online learning platform that engages & empowers young people to design and implement solutions to local environmental issues.
Youth Design Challenge
Strengthen the educational scope and NGSS alignment of this online challenge that has students design a biomimicry-based solution to a problem impacting climate change.
Conservation Education Program
Working with several mountain gorilla organizations, conservation education programs were established in Rwanda and Uganda and two issue-based curricula were developed for these countries and the USA.
Nebraska-STEM PBL Unit
A GreenSTEM project-based learning unit was developed as an exemplar for Nebraska Department of Education. The unit explores a problem unique to Nebraska in which students across the state could design and implement real solutions.
Informal Education Program Development and Docent Training
Inquiry-based educational programming was developed for on-site and outreach activities at a new wildlife museum; research and content writing contributed to an interactive ecosystem exhibit; zoo, museum, and state parks docents have been trained in relevant-STEM instruction .
Michigan-relevant Inquiry-across-content Professional Learning
A suburban Detroit secondary school participated in an all-staff professional learning experience to expand understanding, practice and integration of inquiry-based lessons and projects across all content areas.
An India-relevant STEM module, designing an accurate package delivery system using parachutes dropped from drones, was developed for a STEM academy that was providing STEM curriculum to India schools.
STEM Without Borders™
Project - South Africa
A Colorado high school class built model solar panel plastic bottle lights and sent them to South Africa's Winnie Mabaso Foundation and American International School of Johannesburg to be completed and installed in homes
Science/STEM National Conference
Professional Learning Experiences
workshops, 1-2 hour conference sessions, and speaking presentations have been given at state, regional, and national professional organization conferences.