Journal of Science Education and Technology

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 15–23

Bringing Science to Life Through Community-Based Watershed Education

  • Timothy P. Donahue
  • Lisa Bryce Lewis
  • Lawrence F. Price
  • David C. Schmidt
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1022528030956

Cite this article as:
Donahue, T.P., Lewis, L.B., Price, L.F. et al. Journal of Science Education and Technology (1998) 7: 15. doi:10.1023/A:1022528030956

Abstract

Four elements of successful student-scientist partnerships (SSPs) have been identified through experience in a wide variety of educational settings. SSPs should: use an inquiry-based approach to education; be built around authentic, community-based investigations; let students be scientists; and allow scientists to be educators. Each element is discussed and illuminated with examples from case studies of watershed education programs that are based on an interdisciplinary, action-oriented watershed education model developed by the Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN).

Community education environment inquiry watershed 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy P. Donahue
  • Lisa Bryce Lewis
  • Lawrence F. Price
  • David C. Schmidt

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