MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Rebecca combines her passion for conservation, science and education into a unique role at Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance. She joined MMSA December 2018 and is currently working on the citizen science project, WeatherBlur, and is co-coordinating the Maine State Science Fair through the Reach Center at MMSA. Prior to… [Read More]
MMSA develops and applies research and best practices in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Many of the projects at MMSA seek to find answers to unique and important questions regarding STEM learning in many different environments. WeatherBlur Next Generation is an exciting project funded by a three-year cyberlearning grant from the National Science… [Read More]
Alexandria Brasili joined MMSA in April 2017 as a Research Associate. She holds a Master’s degree in Science Education from Oregon State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bowdoin College.
The Next Generation WeatherBlur Project is an evolving online learning community for students (grades K-8), teachers, scientists, fishermen, and interested community members to explore the local impacts of weather and climate in coastal communities. The WB learning community uses online technologies to participate in an evolving set of co-created citizen science projects, deeply authentic real-world… [Read More]
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance has been awarded a competitive $1.35 million grant from the National Science Foundations Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program to develop the Next Generation WeatherBlur Project, an online learning community for students (grades K-8), teachers, scientists, fishermen, and interested community members to explore the local impacts of weather and climate… [Read More]