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carrotHumboldt Interdisciplinary Stem Initiative
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HISI will combine professional development in STEM content with collaborative teacher teams. These teams will engage with the lesson study model to support each other in STEM pedagogy as we all move to implement the Common Core. The STEM-focused training will support existing school initiatives to prepare teachers to successfully engage their students with the critical thinking skills necessary for the Smarter Balance Assessments.
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carrotCalifornia Regional Environmental Education Community Teams up with RSP!
CREEC Region 1
CREEC Network is to provide a communication network through which educators can access high quality environmental education resources to enhance the environmental literacy of California students. Contact Allison Poklemba or Laura Powell if you are intested in learning more about CREEC activities in Region 1.

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Pac Slope Conifers
emphasisRSP support the publishing of Conifers of the Pacific Slope

Conifers of the Pacific Slope is a contemporary field guide built to assist plant lovers in identifying one of the most intriguing and ancient groups of plants in the world. Conifers survive within the West’s most spectacular environments—from the coastal temperate rainforests to the highest mountain summits.

emphasis California Science Education Conference 2012
WORKSHOP: Grocery Store Botany

Resources:
>>PowerPoint
>>Table of Contents etc
>>Grocery Store Botany Intro
>>Grocery Store Botany Activity
>>Language Arts Handout
>>Fibonacci Numbers Activity

emphasisAward from Save the Redwoods League!

SRL Grant 2012-13 exhibit Education at SRL


emphasisCalifornia Environmental Legacy Project
The National Science Foundation Awards $3M to the Legacy Project
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Press Release

The Redwood Science Project is a founding co-sponsor of this media and science education initiative. The multi-institutional endeavor aims to enhance the understanding of science and history pertaining to California’s environmental history. The center-piece is a four-part PBS film series and a companion set of place-based programs around the state. To learn more, visit the Legacy Project Websites:
>> Statewide Website

>> Humboldt Website

marker RSP Helps Support Natural History Book

Conifer Country Conifer Country is an innovative natural history and hiking guide that uses conifers as a lens to explore the astounding plant diversity in the Klamath Mountains.

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marker Professional Development Opportunities offered in 2012

marker Professional Development Opportunities offered in 2011

carrot Natural History Museum

>> HSU Museum Website

emphasis PacTIN Teacher Innovation Network

Humboldt State University and its partner at UC Davis are sponsor of the Pacific Coast Teacher Innovation Netwrok. Funding is to support innovative projects led by regional teacher teams. This program is co-administered by the Humboldt Science and Math Center.
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emphasis North Coast Science Teachers Initiative

NCSTI is a regional collaborative effort that aims to support science teachers and science departments.
>> NCSTI Website

emphasis Redwood Area Academic Literacy Initiative

RAALI is designed to improve academic literacy skills in science, mathematics, and history among high school students in the six county Northcoast region. Humboldt and Sonoma State Universities in cooperation with Konocti Unified School District manage the project.
>> RAALI Website

emphasis California Natural History Institutes

Together with our partners the RSP offers a series called the California Natural History Institutes. An important goal of these institutes is to develop a rich sense of place based knowledge about natural history based on experiences in the field, literature reading, digital media and journaling.
>> CNHI Website