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March 2015 Newsletter

World Water Day Sunday: This Sunday (March 22) is World Water Day and around the globe people are celebrating the importance and the impact of water. Some organizations focus on the issues related to water, others focus on the human-need related to access to water and for others it’s a day to connect to how water plays a role in …

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Pete Mason announced as new Executive Director

Dear Earth Explorers Friends, Fans & Supporters, I am writing today with some very exciting if bittersweet news to share with you all. As some of you may know already, I will be transitioning away from from my position as Executive Director this February. This transition allows for great opportunities for me personally as well as for Earth Explorers. Since …

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The Mara W. Breech Foundation awards a $9500 grant to Earth Explorers!

The Mara W. Breech Foundation awarded Earth Explorers a $9500 grant for their work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. The grant will be used to fund a Curriculum Support Person as they work to improve the educational programs that Earth Explorers offers. The Mara W. Breech Foundation serves non-profits and funds educational programs.

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Happy New Years from Earth Explorers

2014 was a great year and it’s not too late to support our efforts in 2014! Earth Explorers has had a fabulous 2014 thanks in no small part to all of our supporters, scientists, mentors, volunteers and fans. As we look forward to 2015 and all of the excitement that it holds we want to take a moment to thank …

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Earth Explorers brings science to life for middle school students

Earth Explorers program brings science to life for middle school students through hands-on video production The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program is entering its third year and expanding, driven by student demand LONGMONT – The Earth Explorers program kicked off its third year at Trail Ridge Middle School on August 16, 2012, and is expanding to a full …

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Another Successful Semester’s Worth of Student Films Celebrated in Style

This past week featured not one, not two, but three Earth Explorers Screenings! At Trail Ridge MS there was a great EE: Quest screening AND a fabulous EE: Voyage screening on the 13th, followed the very next day by a screening at Westview MS, the first school Earth Explorers has expanded to beyond Trail Ridge! All the films screened without …

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Earth Explorers Picked by Omakase as Featured Charity of the Month for May!

A fundraising campaign featuring Earth Explorers is only $428 short of unlocking an extra $1000! Can you help us reach this milestone? Earth Explorers was very lucky recently to be chosen by Omakase Charity as their organization of month for May. Omakase is a subscription based fundraising organization that caters to those in the tech world. Each month they choose …

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Earth Explorers Enjoying Successful First Semester of Expansion at Westview and Platt Middle Schools

This school year has been an exciting year for us here at Earth Explorers! On top of a great semester in the fall at Trail Ridge Middle School, we were able to add two more schools to our growing EE family: The Earth Explorers: Voyage program is now being offered at Westview Middle School with over 40 students from 7th …

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BJ Ward: From Mentor to Scientist

Here at Earth Explorers, we get the opportunity to work with wonderfully talented mentors and scientists from all over the Boulder area. One of our favorite team members, BJ Ward, has been with us for several years as a mentor, and we are thrilled that this semester she became member of our team of professional scientists. As a recent masters …

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Earth Explorers Becomes a Full Middle School Curriculum!

Driven by student demand and our success over the past two years, we are developing the program into a full curriculum for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at Trail Ridge Middle School in Longmont. Initially an afterschool program for seventh and eighth graders during the 2010-2011 school year, the program became a regular for credit course for eighth graders in …

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