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Wolfson, Jane; Stapleton, Mary; Sezen-Barrie, Asli – Science Teacher, 2020
Ocean acidification (OA) has been called climate change's evil twin for a reason. Increased levels of carbon dioxide, caused by humans burning fossil fuels, are not only causing a rise in global temperature but are also having adverse impacts on marine ecosystems. In the lesson presented in this article, students conduct investigations using…
Descriptors: Climate, Animals, Marine Education, Oceanography
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Galloway, Vicki – Dimension, 2015
Consider the oyster. Like all good metaphors, it has done some morphing since the days of Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor." Newer bands of shell material have repainted the mollusk metaphor, transforming it from ostracism, opportunism, and exploitation to openness, opportunity and exploration, and thus an apt symbol for the…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Cultural Influences, Sustainability, Educational Methods
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Frederick, J. Adam; Haines, Sarah; Romano, Christina; Takacs, Jacqueline – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2017
The eastern oyster, "Crassostrea virginica," is an ecologically and economically important species in Chesapeake Bay. Oysters are ecologically unique in the Chesapeake Bay because they build a structure known as a bar or reef by attaching to one another over a 45 long period of time. They have been coined the "Ecological Engineers…
Descriptors: Animals, Marine Education, Marine Biology, Anatomy
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Birney, Lauren B.; King, Joyce; Evans, Brian R.; Ceritelli, Samantha; Danker, Macey – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
The Billion Oyster Project and Curriculum and Community Enterprise for the Restoration of New York Harbor with New York City Public Schools (BOP-CCERS) seeks to integrate harbor restoration activities with science teachers in order to provide their students with experiential learning through environmental impact in New York City with the vision…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Public School Teachers, Science Teachers, Environmental Education
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Birney, Lauren B.; Kong, Joyce; Evans, Brian R.; Persuad, Ashley M.; Danker, Macey – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
The Billion Oyster Project and Curriculum and Community Enterprise for the Restoration of New York Harbor with New York City Public Schools (BOP-CCERS)(NSF DRL 1440869/PI Lauren Birney) program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) supported initiative through collaboration by multiple institutions and organizations led by Pace University.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Public School Teachers, Urban Schools, Partnerships in Education
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Chang, G. Andy; Kerns, G. Jay; Lee, D. J.; Stanek, Gary L. – Journal of Statistics Education, 2009
Calibration is a technique that is commonly used in science and engineering research that requires calibrating measurement tools for obtaining more accurate measurements. It is an important technique in various industries. In many situations, calibration is an application of linear regression, and is a good topic to be included when explaining and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Regression (Statistics), Statistics, Measurement
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Widegren, Pernilla; Doherty, Catherine – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
This paper reports on a qualitative interview study with eleven pre-service primary teachers in Queensland about their career plans, exploring whether, and how, a global imagination motivates this next generation of teachers. The study is framed within sociological theory of globalisation, with regard to the growing possibilities for international…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Imagination, Interviews, Global Approach
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Panelli, Ruth; Allen, Deborah; Ellison, Brett; Kelly, Anna; John, Alistair; Tipa, Gail – Journal of Rural Studies, 2008
Studies of culture and place form a long tradition in geography but, within rural studies, less attention has been given to the ways in which contrasting ethnicities intersect with specific places and landscapes. Recently, an increasing number of authors have noted how dominant Anglophone, western, ethnicities (frequently labelled…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Foreign Countries
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Knight, Jean; Bly, Joe – Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 1989
The habitat, life history, feeding, classification, anatomy and pearl production of the American oyster (Crassostrea virginica) are presented. A list of other oyster reef inhabitants and predators is provided. Harvest and habitat loss are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biological Sciences, Ecology, Invertebrates
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Birney, Lauren; McNamara, Denise; Evans, Brian; Woods, Nancy; Hill, Jonathan – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
This paper identifies the complex interactions of a multi-member partnership and outlines the synergetic opportunities and challenges within the model. At the core of the partnership model is the restoration of the waterways surrounding New York City through the reestablishment of the oyster into New York Harbor. The overarching goal was to…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Conservation (Environment), Municipalities, Cooperative Programs
Thompson, Nancy E. – 1979
The Maryland Marine Science Education Project has produced a series of mini-units in marine science education for the junior high/middle school classroom. This unit focuses on the American oyster. Although the unit specifically treats the Chesapeake Bay, it may be adapted for use with similar estuarine systems. In addition, the unit may be…
Descriptors: Animals, Biological Sciences, Classification, Ecology
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Birney, Lauren; McNamara, Denise – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
This paper explores the issue of social justice through the lens of equitable access to Advanced Placement courses in the City of New York High Schools, with focus on Advanced Placement Environmental Science. A critical component of the Advanced Placement Environmental Science course is the incorporation of environmental fieldwork. The National…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Environmental Education, Employment Opportunities, STEM Education
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Purcell, Pat – Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 1989
Provided are lists of materials, procedures, questions, common animals possibly found, and techniques for use on a field trip. (CW)
Descriptors: Animals, Ecology, Environmental Education, Field Instruction
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McCoy, Robert D. – School Counselor, 1972
The author describes a counseling method aimed at getting through the cultural shells of elementary migrant students with the purpose of always finding pearls. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselors, Cultural Differences
Feistritzer, Patricia – Momentum, 1974
Describes the Oyster School in Washington, D.C. and their thorough bilingual program. (GB)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers
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