Ep 25: Eugene talks science, climate, and Green Ninja on the podcast Science is Cool Unplugged
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Eugene talks about how to be a good science thinker on the ScIC "Science is Cool" Unplugged podcast with PocketLab co-founder, Dave Bakker. The podcast follows a similar theme as the very popular Science is Cool (ScIC) virtual unconferences that PocketLab has hosted since the pandemic started. Dave Bakker is a wonderful host and makes every conversation interesting and fun! Dave asks Eugene a bunch of questions about science learning and climate, and their conversations ultimately lead to Green Ninja and the work they are doing to mainstream climate education. Original episode: ScIC "Science ..read more
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Ep 24: Eugene talks Green Ninja on the podcast Pod of Gold
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Eugene talks about Green Ninja with Pod of Gold hosts Stefanie B. Overbeck and Mel Wymore. The Pod of Gold podcast is created to inspire creative activism and social innovation as they believe the successful evolution of human society will require a profound transformation of the systems that shape our behavior. They were interested in talking to Eugene about Green Ninja because they were curious if education could play a role in ultimately promoting a more inclusive, prosperous, and sustainable future. Original episode: Pod of Gold Podcast: "The Green Ninja | Eugene Cordero" https://linktr ..read more
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Ep 23: Eugene talks Carbon Footprints on the podcast Your World, Your Money
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Eugene and Dr. Steve Westlake (Cardiff University) were recently guests on the podcast, Your Money, Your World, where the focus of the episode was "Understanding our Carbon Footprints". We decided to rebroadcast the episode because we felt that many of our listeners would find the conversations interesting and relevant to our own understanding of climate change and how we teach this subject. Original episode: Your World, Your Money Podcast: "Understanding Our Carbon Footprint" https://www.ywympodcast.com/s3e7 ..read more
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Ep 22: Interview with Katie Worth, author of Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America
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Eugene and Matt talk to Katie Worth about her new book and what her extensive research can teach us about climate change education in the U.S. Resources mentioned in this episode: Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America by Katie Worth https://globalreports.columbia.edu/books/miseducation/ ClimeTime https://www.climetime.org/ National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) https://climateinterpreter.org/about/projects/NNOCCI ..read more
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Ep 21: Saving the Monarchs
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Eugene and Matt have recently helped create a new series of free and open lessons on climate change called Saving the Monarchs. In this episode, Eugene and Matt discuss the inspiration for creating these lessons, some of the design decisions they made along the way, and how teachers can use these materials in their own classrooms. Resources mentioned in this episode: Green Ninja's Climate Change Unit, Saving the Monarchs https://web.greenninja.org/saving-the-monarchs ..read more
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Ep 20: Exploring Outdoor Education and NGSS
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During this episode, Eugene and Matt are joined by a special guest - Tashanda Giles-Jones. Tashanda is a teacher at Environmental Charter Middle School in Inglewood, California, and she'll be sharing some of the work she's done helping students become leaders in their community through outdoor and environmental projects. Matt and Eugene will then explore how outdoor education can enhance opportunities for science learning. Resources mentioned in this episode: TreePeople https://www.treepeople.org/ Generation Earth https://www.dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/ge/ The California Education and the En ..read more
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Ep 19: Teachers share their experiences and advice during the lockdown
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In this special episode, Eugene mainly listens in to a small group of teachers who share their experiences and offer advice for how to engage students within this challenging remote learning environment. The discussion is fascinating and offers insights into the lengths that teachers will go to best serve their students. On the call are Elizabeth Brooking, a grade 6-8 science teacher, and the teaching pair of Mich and Leticia Kiwan who team teach science, math, social studies, and English in middle school ..read more
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Ep 18: Interview with Dr. Okhee Lee - Part 2: Science and Language
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Our special conversation with Dr. Okhee Lee continues now with a focus on language learning and the role it should play in our science classrooms. Okhee has established a national reputation for her work and thinking around this subject and our discussion with her is very thought-provoking. Resources mentioned in this episode: NYU SAIL Research Lab https://www.nyusail.org/ Okhee Lee's Twitter https://twitter.com/OkheeLee_ English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25182/english-learners-in-stem-subjects-transforming-class ..read more
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Ep 17: Interview with Dr. Okhee Lee - Part 1: Intentions of the NGSS
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This week, we have a special guest - Dr. Okhee Lee. Okhee is a professor of childhood education at New York University where she works to advance research, policy, and practice around science and language learning, especially for English learners. Okhee was on the NGSS writing team, a leader of the NGSS Diversity and Equity team, and author of many peer-reviewed articles on teaching and learning. In today's episode, we'll talk with Okhee Lee about NGSS and get her unique perspectives and advice surrounding teaching and learning. In a later episode, we'll invite Okhee back to our show so we ca ..read more
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Ep 16: Interview with Paul Andersen from The Wonder of Science
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7M ago
In this episode, Matt and Eugene talk with Paul Andersen, an educational consultant, a Montana-based science teacher for 20 years, and most famously the creator of hundreds of science YouTube tutorials that have been viewed by millions of teachers and students. Paul has also created a trusted online resource for science teaching and NGSS called 'The Wonder of Science', and we'll talk with Paul about NGSS, science teaching, and the environment. Resources mentioned in this episode: The Wonder of Science https://thewonderofscience.com/ Bozeman Science - Paul Andersen's YouTube channel https ..read more
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