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The Watershed Dynamics project is a partnership between the Office of STEM Education Partnerships (OSEP) at Northwestern University, the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) program, CUAHSI (the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.). Each organization represents a group of people interested in hydrology and science education. Working together, curriculum developers at OSEP, the worldwide network of science educators in GLOBE, and scientists and engineers from CUAHSI, have created tools and curricula to support student investigations of the watershed.
A major goal of the project is the incorporation of authentic scientific data and technology into the high school classroom. In this project, students and teachers learn to use GIS tools and various data sets to answer questions about the environment.
This project has been used in over forty classrooms across the country by over one thousand students.
Learn more by downloading the GlobeWatershedFlyer.pdf