Education

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Meetings

The Education Committee meets monthly on the second Wedesday at 2:30 Eastern. The next meeting is Feb. 19, 2014. Telecon Instructions below:

  1. Go to https://esipfed.webex.com/esipfed
  2. If a password is required, enter the Meeting Password/Attendee Access Code: 23183670
  3. You can then choose to use your computer to join the audio portion of the meeting, or you can use your phone to dial in.

Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493
Attendee access code/Meeting Password: 23183670

About

Leadership

  • Roberta Johnson - Chair
  • Margaret Mooney - Vice Chair

Education Standing Committee Charge from the ESIP Federation Bylaws

The ESIP Federation shall include a Standing Committee for Education. Its purpose is to make accessible to educators and learners at all levels in both formal and informal educational contexts the Earth science data, information, tools, and curricula available within the ESIP Federation. Its roles are:

  • To promote and facilitate the development and dissemination of Earth science educational products, information, and tools to a broad user community using the wealth of Earth science data and expertise available in the ESIP Federation
  • To promote and facilitate the collaboration of multiple ESIP’s to develop educational applications of Earth science data products, information, and tools
  • To provide a central organization for ESIP Federation educational materials to facilitate and standardize dissemination/distribution
  • To develop collaborative relationships with other organizations involved in educational activities

Get Involved

Resources

  • ESIP Federation Documents
  • Education Committee
  • Climate Literacy Documents
  • Presentation at the 2007 ESIP Federation Winter Meeting, Jan 3, 2007, Portland, Oregon
  • Small Sailboat GPS project

Activities & Planning