Linda Distad, Professor, was awarded $10,000 from the Xcel Energy Foundation. The overall goal of the EcoSTARS project is to increase student learning in science and environmental education. To do that effectively and over the long-term, it is essential to increase teachers’ confidence, competence and comfort in STEM, to provide support, tools and knowledge to current and future teachers who can demonstrate science in everyday context, and instill an interest and passion for science and the environment in their students.
Distad, Linda, "EcoSTAR 12-13" (2012). External Grant Awards. 67.