Water education

Healing foster children one wave at a time

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Almost half a million children currently live in foster care in the United States. Some of them are accommodated with host families, others in group homes. Many of these children suffered from neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse from their own mothers and fathers. The trauma they have experienced can affect them all their …

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Sonoma County students take on year-long environmental justice projects

Sonoma County is home to nearly five dozen young leaders who have embarked on a quest to find solutions to climate change. The 58 middle and high school students from nine schools have launched a series of one-year projects aimed at recognizing challenges and providing solutions to thorny environmental problems in their communities. Their practical projects aim to research and …

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Following the approval of the long-term development plan, the campus invites local leaders to collaborate on a framework for sustainable implementation

UC Santa Cruz called on city and county leaders to help develop a sustainable implementation framework after UC Regents approved the 2021 Long-Term Campus Development Plan today. Chancellor Cynthia Larive said UC Santa Cruz will continue to work closely with elected officials to balance the need for access to education for California students with community concerns, especially around housing, to …

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Tampa Bay Nutrient Red Tide Algae Study Gets Financial Support

Scientists studying how to reduce the nutrients that fuel algal blooms in Tampa Bay will soon start collecting data, and they now have funding to help fund their research. Members of University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have been in partnership with Mote Marine Laboratory for months to prepare for their study on nitrogen in rainwater, stormwater …

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IIT Guwahati researchers develop water-repellent material for wearable motion sensors

Researchers at IIT Guwahati have developed a new water-repellent material New Delhi: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Guwahati have developed a new water-repellent material that can be used for real-time monitoring of human movement. The developed material is flexible, non-stretchable and environmentally friendly which can sense low stress with high sensitivity. Wearable motion sensors are used …

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VCU building will tell the story of 18th century human remains found in 1994 at the bottom of a well | Education

Workers discovered the human remains in 1994 during the construction of the Kontos Medical Sciences Building. The skeletal remains were 25 feet below East Marshall Street, where a separate hospital for African Americans existed. According to a Richmond Times-Dispatch story at the time, the brick well was “full of water and topped with clay,” preserving body parts. Other artifacts found …

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Punjab wallets: CM Channi maintains vigilance, mining, electricity; MP Randhawa returns home, Soni’s health

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday assigned portfolios to his ministers, giving plum departments to his two deputies and new faces to the cabinet. The Chief Minister will hold the portfolios of personnel, vigilance, general administration, justice, legal and legislative affairs, information and public relations, environment, mining and geology , civil aviation, excise duties, investment promotion, hotels, electricity …

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Auburn University tackles United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Item body A new report from Auburn University illustrates how it is tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The document, completed this summer, highlights how committed Auburn is to each of the 17 sustainable development goals, or ODD. The United Nations adopted the goals in 2015 as a way to address global challenges and achieve a better and more …

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Silverthorne’s primary curriculum combines STEM and outdoor education

This fall, Silverthorne Elementary students are cycling as part of the school’s outdoor education program.Louise Wacaser / Summit School District The Silverthorne Elementary School Outdoor Education Program is a way for students to learn more about science while engaging in the many outdoor resources that Summit County has to offer. Principal Louise Wacaser said the program began as a non-traditional …

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