[ESIP-all] Fw: [NCSE] Call for Educational Resources - CAMEL Project

Young.Steve at epamail.epa.gov Young.Steve at epamail.epa.gov
Wed Apr 13 15:26:52 EDT 2011

This is another item that may be of interest to ESIP members... Cheers,

Steve Young
Senior Advisor
US EPA, Office of Environmental Information
young.steve at epa.gov
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From:	"Lyle Birkey" <lbirkey at ncseonline.org>
To:	<ncse at list.ncseonline.org>
Date:	04/13/2011 03:14 PM
Subject:	[NCSE] Call for Educational Resources - CAMEL Project
Sent by:	ncse-bounces at list.ncseonline.org

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Text Box: Next week, on April 20, will be the first anniversary of
Deepwater Horizon blow out in the Gulf of Mexico.

v	How will you take
advantage of the “teachable moment” created by the largest marine oil
spill in history?

v	Are you looking for resources to help your
students understand the causes, magnitude and consequences of this

v	Are you helping your students to ask questions
regarding the use of energy and about energy sources?

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          The National Council for Science and the Environment
                      and our partners invite you
                         to participate in the
            Online Clearinghouse for Education & Networking:
                     Oil Interdisciplinary Learning

OCEAN-OIL is a free, open-access, peer-reviewed electronic education
resource about the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  OCEAN-OIL contains a
curriculum resource center to share teaching materials – lesson plans,
presentations, images, videos, assessment tools, modules, exercises and
other resources – with other faculty members to enable more effective
 Please use the resources available and share those that you create for
                             your teaching!

OCEAN-OIL resources now available on the Encyclopedia of Earth   (

            •       Articles (100+)  hyper-linked, encyclopedia style
            •       Glossary (400+) related to oil spill causes,
            impacts, clean-up, and prevention
            •       Acronyms (LPG,  PPM,  ROV,  VOC) (75+) to help
            decode the language of oil spill science
            •       External links (80+) to  government sites, image
            galleries, news sources, industry, environmental groups,
            education, and journal articles
            •        Photo galleries: Images by renowned photojournalist
            Gary Braasch and others
            •        Deepwater Horizon by the Numbers:
            Publication-quality graphs
            •        National Commission Reports on the BP Deepwater
            Horizon Oil Spill  - all of the 30 official reports and many
            background papers
            •       Videos (100+)
            •       Databases - Statistics, technical diagrams, maps,
            and other data

We invite you to contribute educational resources, using a template
developed by the Science Education Research Center at Carleton College.
The template allows you to include learning objectives, context,
teaching notes and other information that will help others adapt and use
your work.

To be a reviewer, follow the procedures outlined  at:
You can become a contributor by registering at:
For more information: MNomack at bu.edu

The OCEAN-OIL website is seamlessly integrated into the Encyclopedia of
Earth (www.eoearth.org), which is a free, peer-reviewed, searchable
collection of content about the Earth, its natural environments, and
their interaction with society, written by expert scholars and

NCSE coordinates the Encyclopedia of Earth.  EoE Editor-in-Chief Cutler
Cleveland of Boston University who is an expert in energy and society,
leads the development of the new online resource as a partnership among
NCSE and its Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD),
Louisiana State University and Boston University. The project is funded
by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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