"We were thrilled with the first class of ECO Classroom educators and look forward to the 2013 program," said Sandra Evers-Manly, president of the Northrop Grumman Foundation. "We look to build on last year's success by expanding professional development opportunities for educators and making real-world science connections with students in their classrooms."The ECO Classroom program brings groups of public school teachers from across the United States –to CI's Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network ( http://www.teamnetwork.org/en/about ) Volcan Barva site in La Selva Biological Station and Braulio Carrillo National Park in Costa Rica, where they participate in field data collection on plant and animal biodiversity, climate and land use using TEAM scientific protocols.
Photo Release -- A Classroom Under The Canopy: U.S. Science Teachers Invited To Apply For Unique Program To Enhance Skills Through Biological Fieldwork
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