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FSU researchers helping K-12 teachers bring science down to Earth
Date:11/17/2010

develop materials and courses that focus on data visualization, climate and ecosystems, particularly in the Gulf coast region and Caribbean basin, that will be taught at Florida State. They will also contribute the course curricula to the ESSEA for others to use, according to Gallard, an associate professor in the College of Education's School of Teacher Education

"We have already been able to gather together several Florida-specific or Florida-related lessons to use as prototypes for our courses, which will begin in earnest in 2011," he said.

"We also hope to be collaborating on the development of new ESSEA-supported modules, including possible efforts on regional drought in the southeastern United States as well as Deepwater Horizon oil spill curricula."

This is not the first collaboration for Ruscher and Gallard, who began working together about 15 years ago. Their guidance of undergraduate and graduate students have resulted in several other funded projects that have collectively brought more than $3 million to FSU from agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

"We have previously taught our courses here using resources developed locally and without the benefit of having them 'classroom-tested' and without the direct benefit of NOAA and NASA partners, to a large extent," Ruscher said. "We are now given the opportunity to revamp our courses and to develop new ideas that we can contribute to the alliance."


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Contact: Paul Ruscher
prushcer@fsu.edu
850-644-2752
Florida State University
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