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Creek Connections Holds Teacher Development Workshop

Creek Connections held a Teacher Development Workshop hosted by Seneca Valley Intermediate High School with 25 educators in attendance. Dr. Zachary Loughman and Dr. Karen Kettler from West Liberty University presented Project Crawdad. Teachers learned about crayfish identification and life history as well as activities they can do with their students and how they can

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Branby Helps Lead Environmental Workshop

Laura Branby, Creek Connections Pittsburgh educator and Creek Camp director, partnered with Dr. Paula Purnell of Sense of Place Learning for a workshop at the 2017 Pennsylvania Environmental Educators Association Conference at McKeever Environmental Learning Center on March 14 titled “Water, Land & Air: Science, Technology, Research, Engineering Art, & Mathematics in Urban Communities.”

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Creek Connections to Showcase Waterway Research by Local Students

Creek Connections will host its 21st annual student research symposium on Friday, April 7 in the Henderson Campus Center at Allegheny College. Community members are invited to view students’ project displays beginning at 10 a.m. Creek Connections is an outreach program of Allegheny College that brings hands-on, inquiry-based education about watersheds to students ranging in

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Little Einsteins

Allegheny Hosts Hands-On Science Workshop for Area Fourth-Graders The day began with the first student walking into a classroom saying: “Yes! I love science! I want to be a scientist!” It’s safe to say that March 17 was a good day for that student and many of his classmates. This student, along with fourth-graders from

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Allegheny College Hosts Hands-On Science Workshop for Area Fourth Graders

For the third year, Allegheny College, in conjunction with the Crawford Central School District and Partners in Education, is hosting the Fourth Graders as Scientists event (formerly called the Fourth Grade Science Symposium) on Tuesday, March 17, Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, on the College’s campus. During the event, fourth graders from all

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Just Learning in the Sand

Allegheny College’s newest piece of technology offers students a chance to roll up their sleeves and act like a kid again — a combination of sands and smarts. This augmented reality sandbox, located in the basement of Alden Hall, arrived in late January and creates three-dimensional topographical maps based on the way students physically shape

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