ECLC March Newsletter
Last Updated on 2012-03-04 00:00:00
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$500 Stipend Available for High School Teachers
Last Updated on 2012-02-23 16:24:47
Recruiting Creative High School Teachers
for an Inter-disciplinary Energy Module
Solving the world’s energy problems requires an inter-disciplinary approach, combining science, economics, engineering and other fields.
We’re developing an inter-disciplinary “Grand Challenge” module on Energy, for use in science, economics and/or engineering classes. It will help you teach your core domain AND help your students see connections with other fields.
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Science News: NASA finds 2011 11-th Warmest Year on Record
Last Updated on 2012-02-16 21:28:09
The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA scientists. The finding continues a trend in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record have occurred since the year 2000.
NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, which monitors global surface temperatures on an ongoing basis, released an updated analysis that shows temperatures around the globe in 2011 compared to the average global temperature from the mid-20th century. The comparison shows how Earth continues to experience warmer temperatures than several decades ago. The average temperature around the globe in 2011 was 0.92 degrees F (0.51 C) warmer than the mid-20th century baseline.
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