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Having trouble choosing sides today?

Those of us who love animals might be having trouble choosing sides today for the Big Game! If you don't come down on one side of the Pandion haliaetus vs.

Join us! Discussion groups on Climate Change MOOC

Next week, The World Bank launches a MOOC (massively open online course) called Turn Down the Heat: Why We Should Avoid a 4-degree C Warmer World.

The course is free and open to people all around the world: https://www.coursera.org/course/warmerworld

But what's even better is that Jamie McEvoy of MSU's Earth Sciences Department has volunteered to lead discussion groups for Montanans who are enrolled in the course. We can talk about how the global concepts from the World Bank's MOOC apply to Montana.

Resources for teaching about climate - December 2013

There are a lot of great resources for classroom teachers and informal educators who want to teach their students about climate science (We're even working on a few of our own!)

These are a few I've been checking out lately. Enjoy!

The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN): An extensive searchable collection of educational resources. (http://cleanet.org/clean/literacy/index.html)

Science Communications Outside of the Box: What can we learn from SXSW?

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, sixteen faculty, staff and students from 11 different departments gathered to discuss how community engagement strategies used by an innovative music/arts festival might apply to science communications.

Building the IoE website with drupal

Drupal provides a flexible and powerful platform for developing the IoE website.  An open source content management system, drupal is used by universities across the country.  This site was developed in-house using drupal 7.  The look and feel is based on the Twitter Bootstrap-powered education theme developed by WeebPal.  Bootstrap is a responsive web framework.

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