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InTeGrate Webinar Series 2015-16
Posted: Oct 5 2015
InTeGrate is excited to announce its professional development webinar program for the 2015-2016 academic year. This series of webinars is designed for members of the InTeGrate community interested in building, using or adapting InTeGrate materials. While some webinars are geared toward materials developers, we are refocusing the series toward implementation and opening these webinars to anyone interested in attending. You can register for one or more; each event is limited to 50 participants.
Find Out How One Liberal Arts College is Increasing Climate Literacy Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum
Posted: Oct 1 2015

Gustavus Adolphus College, a liberal arts college in St. Peter, MN is bringing faculty across disciplines together to embed climate literacy in classrooms throughout the liberal arts curriculum in an effort to increase climate science literacy among the College's students and faculty.

Joining Together to Revolutionize STEM Teacher Preparation in Washington State
Posted: Sep 24 2015
An InTeGrate implementation program is bringing together an impressive consortium of faculty and administrators from institutions across the state of Washington as well as K-12 teachers, principals, and district directors focused on revolutionizing science learning and Earth literacy for all Washington State students.
InTeGrate article published in the most recent issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences
Posted: Aug 20 2015
Congratulations to Kristin O'Connell, Monica Z. Bruckner, Cathryn A. Manduca, and David C. Gosselin for their recent published article Supporting interdisciplinary teaching about the Earth with the InTeGrate website.
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources
Posted: Jul 24 2015
Despite the fact that most people would agree that water is a shared resource, few think about who gets what share of fresh water. This module enables students to identify the freshwater components of the hydrologic cycle and connect them to the basic need of all human beings for equal access to clean fresh water.
Helping the Next Generation Save the Planet: InTeGrate in the News
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
Congratulations to InTeGrate author Sarah Fortner and her team at Wittenberg University
Posted: May 13 2015
Congratulations to Wittenberg University Professor, InTeGrate module author, and NAGT member Sarah Fortner for being awarded The Lou Laux Environmental Sustainability Award for her effort and creativity devoted to cultivating a spirit of environmentalism on her campus.
Announcing the publication of "Integrating geoscience into undergraduate education about environment, society, and sustainability using place-based learning"
Posted: May 5 2015
InTeGrate congratulates David Gosselin, Steven Burian, Tim Lutz, and Julia Maxson on their recent article on linking place-based learning to geoscience concepts and societal issues in the current issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Science
InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Living on the Edge: Building Resilient Societies on Active Plate Margins
Posted: Apr 29 2015
Geological monitoring can greatly improve our planning for and response to catastrophic events such as earthquakes and volcanoes. In light of recent tragic events in Nepal, this teaching module provides timely instruction for students to personally experience that geoscience is a complex, interdisciplinary effort with real-world implications.
Call for NAGT GEO2YC Division Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award Nominations
Posted: Apr 27 2015
Do you have fantastic adjunct colleagues who are doing great things with their students? Would you like to provide them with recognition of their efforts to support geoscience education? Or are you an adjunct making noteworthy contributions to your program? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, please take a few moments to complete an Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award nomination form. The next quarterly winner will be selected soon, so don't delay!