Facing the Future (FTF) recently published a lesson plans that introduce energy concepts to elementary students in grades 3-5. These lesson plans were vertically aligned to the middle and high school curricula previously published by FTF. The lesson plans …more
Daniel Schwartz, Boeing-Sutter Professor and chairman of chemical engineering at the University of Washington, was awarded the 2015 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Mentor Award. The award recognizes a University of Washington faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the education and guidance of graduate students.
Dr. Schwartz leads the NARA Tribal Partnerships Program (TPP). This program provides undergraduate and …more
Quality, un-biased information that addresses the use of forest residuals to produce chemical products like biofuels is abundant, the challenge is finding it. To make this information readily available to individuals and communities, NARA has produced a knowledge base repository that links to hundreds of reports, peer reviewed articles and websites.
Facing the Future has developed lessons for elementary school students that explore concepts on energy. These lessons are currently being offered to elementary teachers for testing and feedback. The pilot period is until December 24th. A final draft should be available in early 2015.
To participate in the pilot opportunity, visit the …more
One of the five NARA project goals is to increase bioenergy literacy among students, educators, professionals and the general public. For students and educators, NARA funds and participates in a number of programs targeted to K-12 and higher education students.
For a listing of the student education opportunities provided by NARA, view here.
Developing and distributing curricula that translates NARA research to middle …more