FOR TEACHERS ONLY

Base Camp Earth:
We help you teach science.
We help your students learn about
dynamic "headline science."

Science teachers know that students are intrigued by emerging ("headline") science issues, and learn best by inquiry. But it's hard for science teachers to find deep resources for emerging science topics, and to find time to support open-ended inquiry-based science research in their classrooms.

Base Camp Earth can help. Encourage your students to visit our site and explore our virtual expeditions of emerging science issues. Each expedition will acquaint your students with both a contemporary science topic and inquiry-based learning - performed by fellow students, which makes it accessible, inviting and fun.

Base Camp Earth is designed to be engaging for the science enthusiasts in your classroom - but even more inviting to bright students who might find traditional science stuffy or boring.

Base Camp Earth:
Get hands-on with it!

We're actively seeking ways to get students, classrooms and teachers engaged with Base Camp Earth.

Do you want to receive email bulletins about Base Camp Earth developments? Let us know!!
How has Base Camp Earth impacted you and your classroom? Tell us now!
  We have plans to link science classrooms to our expeditions as they're ongoing. Would your class benefit from such a real-time event? Let us know!

Questions? E-mail John at jusher@montana.edu.

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