We partnered with Growth Sector, a workforce development intermediary and Saddleback College on the evaluation of the National Science Foundation’s STEM Core Initiative. The project was funded by the NSF INCLUDES program (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of...
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sea Otter Program (SOP) has been studying the threatened southern sea otter since 1984 with the aim of understanding pressures on the population and helping to promote its recovery.
We collaborated with ETR, a research firm in Scotts Valley, CA, on a study about how Digital NEST, a community-based technology center in Watsonville, CA, incorporated open educational resources to serve under-served high school students,
We recently partnered with two Bay Area researchers to test the new Life on Earth exhibit at the Cal Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The exhibit was designed by researchers at Harvard, University of Michigan, University of Nebraska, Northwestern University, and...
Evaluation of the Salinas Valley Consortium for Sustainable Energy, Education, and Research funded by the National Science Foundation
In collaboration with UC Santa Cruz and Hartnell College representatives, we implemented an evaluation of a National Science Foundation project designed to establish the Salinas Valley Consortium for Sustainable Energy, Education, and Research.
Study of Kidpower International’s “Everyday Safety Skills” yields evidence demonstrating effectiveness
Kidpower is a national and international leader in the field of “strengths-based” personal safety training, empowering people of all ages to recognize and stop most problems before they get dangerous.
Study of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Aquarius: If Reefs Could Talk undersea mission targets broader impact goals
We completed a study of the Aquarius If Reefs Could Talk educational program sponsored by the National Marine Sanctuaries Foundation and AT&T. If Reefs Could Talk was carried out alongside NOAA’s undersea research mission based in Aquarius, the world’s only...
UC Santa Cruz Engineering Department’s Remote Laboratory for Renewable Energy funded by the National Science Foundation
It is widely recognized that we are now moving beyond peak oil production and that the greenhouse gases we are generating by burning fossil fuels are leading to global warming.