Skip to main content Skip to navigation

teachers

Educator conference scheduled on teaching bioenergy literacy: July 29th, Seattle WA.

FTF

 

 

 

 

NARA member Facing the Future will host an educator conference on July 29th in Seattle WA.

Over the course of the day, participants will define energy literacy, consider the social, economic, and environmental impacts of different energy sources, learn about the development of aviation biofuels in the Pacific Northwest, and hear from experts in this field.

Participants will gain hands-on experience with several lessons from …more

Teacher professional development for energy literacy

High school teachers participating in a teacher workshop at the McCall Outdoor Science School. Photo courtesy of MOSS.
High school teachers participating in a teacher workshop at the McCall Outdoor Science School. Photo courtesy of MOSS.

The USDA-NIFA, through NARA, supports programs to educate K-12 students and increase their level of bioenergy literacy. Curriculum units have been developed for middle and high school students …more

Putting “sustainability” in energy education

Danica Hendrickson, curriculum director at Facing the Future, introduces curriculum units to high school teachers. Photo courtesy of MOSS.
Danica Hendrickson, curriculum director at Facing the Future, introduces curriculum units to high school teachers. Photo courtesy of MOSS.

Research performed by NARA members contributes to an understanding of how to develop a sustainable wood residual-to-biojet fuel and co-product industry. Sustainability in this case refers to …more

NARA soil productivity research update

Test plot at LTSP site in Springfield, OR: no residual removal
Test plot at LTSP site in Springfield, OR: no residual removal

Dr. Scott Holub from Weyerhaeuser presented an update on research at the NARA long-term soil productivity site near Springfield OR. This presentation is part of a webinar series provided by the McCall Outdoor Science School and is used to bring NARA research …more