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2016
Friday, April 1st
9:30 AM

Ants, Caterpillars and Spiders: Forest Food Webs on the World Wide Web

Robert E. Clark, Wesleyan University

Goodwin College

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Citizen Science is for the Birds!

Ken Elkins, Audubon Connecticut

Goodwin College

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Journey North: Connecting to the Seasons and Cycles of Your Schoolyard

Francesca Williams, Audubon CT and Common Ground
Jill Keating-Herbst, Audubon CT and Common Ground

Goodwin College

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Teaching Climate Change Using NGSS

Erin Conley, LEARN
Hugh Birdsall, LEARN

Goodwin College

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

KEYNOTE by Jennifer Shirk

Jennifer Shirk

Goodwin College

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Brown Bag TEDiscussion: The Science Behind a Headline

TEDiscussion

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Understanding the Relationships Between Weather, Climate, and Proxies

Karin Jakubowski, CREC eesmarts program

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

12:00 PM

Citizen Science Training Opportunity - Air Quality Awareness and the School Flag Program

Michele Chaffee, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Susan Quincy, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Goodwin College

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Keys for Climate Change: Collaboration and Inspiration

Jane Heinze-Fry, Ph.D., Museum Institute for Teaching Science

Goodwin College

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lobsters and Changes in the Long Island Sound

Penny Howell, CT DEEP

Goodwin College

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Brown Bag TEDiscussion: The Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

TEDiscussion

Goodwin College

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Citizen Science Training Opportunity: Become a Certified Citizen Scientist in Freshwater USA

Jim Sirch, Yale Peabody Museum and CT’s Beardsley Zoo
Gian Morresi, Yale Peabody Museum and CT’s Beardsley Zoo
Jim Knox, Yale Peabody Museum and CT’s Beardsley Zoo

Goodwin College

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1:30 PM

Funding Citizen Science Projects through Seed Money and Green Revolving Funds (working title)

Gratia Lee, The Loomis Chaffee School
Jeff Dyreson, The Loomis Chaffee School
Julia Hinchman, The Loomis Chaffee School

Goodwin College

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Multi-solving for Climate Change

Coleen O’Connell, Lesley University

Goodwin College

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Brown Bag TEDiscussion: The Puzzle of Motivation

TEDiscussion

Goodwin College

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM