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  • Keeping America Competitive by Sparking Curiosity in the Classroom

    Keeping America Competitive by Sparking Curiosity in the Classroom

    To keep America competitive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM disciplines), a report from the National Academy of Sciences calls for strengthening the skills of some 250,000 teachers across the United States through university-run science training programs. The report asserts that when teachers gain laboratory experience and conduct fieldwork alongside active researchers, they…

  • Sustaining Discovery Once Fieldwork Is Complete

    Sustaining Discovery Once Fieldwork Is Complete

    Watch a short video about the research of Lamont-Doherty geochemists and learn how you can support it. Researchers from the Earth Institute’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory study the planet’s dynamic earth processes by venturing to the source, whether it be the submerged mountains of the Antarctic, the volcanoes of Southern Italy, or the stalagmite-rich caves of…

  • Keeping America Competitive by Sparking Curiosity in the Classroom

    Keeping America Competitive by Sparking Curiosity in the Classroom

    To keep America competitive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM disciplines), a report from the National Academy of Sciences calls for strengthening the skills of some 250,000 teachers across the United States through university-run science training programs. The report asserts that when teachers gain laboratory experience and conduct fieldwork alongside active researchers, they…

  • Sustaining Discovery Once Fieldwork Is Complete

    Sustaining Discovery Once Fieldwork Is Complete

    Watch a short video about the research of Lamont-Doherty geochemists and learn how you can support it. Researchers from the Earth Institute’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory study the planet’s dynamic earth processes by venturing to the source, whether it be the submerged mountains of the Antarctic, the volcanoes of Southern Italy, or the stalagmite-rich caves of…