Summer Passport to Adventure

EarthEcho’s Passport to Adventure is a self-guided summer activity challenge for students age 8+ designed to connect young environmentalists to conservation and STEM throughout the summer.

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STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Structural Engineer

A STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with Shilpa Botu, Associate Director, Structural Engineering & PSP Signatory at Collins Aerospace. During this 30-minute session, the participants will: - Learn about structural engineering as a career in general; - Observe the day to day tasks of an engineer working in the aerospace industry; - Gain insight into a STEM career and learn the steps it takes to become a professional in this area; - Ask interview questions of the STEMExplore expert.

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STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Transmission Line Engineer

A STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with Shavonti Archer, Transmission Line Engineer at Engineered Design Services LLC & Founder of Systematic Motivation, LLC‍. During this 30-minute session, the participants will: - Learn about engineering as a career in general; - Recognize that there are various types of engineering; - Observe the day to day tasks of a transmission line engineer; - Learn the benefits of sustainable energy; - Gain insight into a STEM career and learn the steps it takes to become a professional in this area; - Ask interview questions of the STEMExplore expert.

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STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Marine Science Community Conservation Action Expert

Join EarthEcho International for a STEM-tastic conversation about marine science and fisheries conservation with Dr. Karlisa Callwood, Director, Community Conservation Action Program at Perry Institute for Marine Science. Dr. Karlisa Callwood is a marine scientist and educator who focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to evaluating fisheries and conservation management. Her interests include establishing practices to enhance science education, particularly from those from undeserved communities, and enhancing strategies to better bridge the gaps that exist between scientists, policymakers, and the public through informal science learning and interdisciplinary approaches. Karlisa’s current research is focused on the socio-economic dynamics and fishery perceptions of an emerging parrotfish fishery in The Bahamas.

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STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Dolphin Acoustics Specialist

A STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with Dr. Morgan Martin, a marine scientist working in dolphin echolocation and communications. During this 30-minute session, the participants will: - Learn about ocean conservation and marine science as a career in general; - Observe the day to day tasks of a marine scientist working in cetacean (dolphin and whale) acoustics; - Gain insight into a STEM career and learn the steps it takes to become a professional in this area; - Ask interview questions of the STEMExplore expert.

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Snack-Sized Science: Diving into Ocean Zones

EarthEcho invites you to play along with us during “Snack-Sized Science”. These brief and interactive science demos with the EarthEcho team are meant to help your young-learners get excited to investigate the fascinating world of SCIENCE and hopefully explore more of EarthEcho’s digital resources...maybe even on their own! Dive deep as we discover the zones of the ocean! Follow along as we create our own ocean zones in a jar.

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Snack-Sized Science: Coral Creations

EarthEcho invites you to play along with us during “Snack-Sized Science”. These brief and interactive science demos with the EarthEcho team are meant to help your young-learners get excited to investigate the fascinating world of SCIENCE and hopefully explore more of EarthEcho’s digital resources...maybe even on their own! Join EarthEcho to learn about the anatomy of corals and the communities they build. We’ll make our own edible corals and learn how important coral reefs are to the health of the ocean!

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Snack-Sized Science: Rockin' Fossil Finds

EarthEcho invites you to play along with us during “Snack-Sized Science”. These brief and interactive science demos with the EarthEcho team are meant to help your young-learners get excited to investigate the fascinating world of SCIENCE and hopefully explore more of EarthEcho’s digital resources...maybe even on their own! Join EarthEcho as we dig into the world of paleontology and fossils! Learn the process of fossilization and follow along to make your very own fossils to excavate at home!

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STEMExplore Mentor Reflection Guide

Use this worksheet to allow students to reflect on their experience with a STEMExplore mentor after a Virtual Career Connection.

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