Category Archives: Education

BioBlitz Registration Now Open

All participants MUST pre-register and be assigned to a team. Registration (NOW OPEN): …with Friday catered dinner and Saturday continental breakfast: $20 RINHS members, $30 non-members …with no meals: $10 RINHS members, $15 non-members …latest in the famous RI BioBlitz … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Biodiversity, Conservation, Ecological Communities, Education, Naturalists, News, Opportunities, Plants |

RINHS has jobs for youth crew and wildlife ecologist

RINHS is looking for a fulltime wildlife ecologist and for youth crew leader, assistant leader, and crew member. See the Jobs Page for full details.

Posted in Conservation, Education, News, Opportunities |

Proof that Naturalists are Smarter?

New research reported from the 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Diego shows a positive correlation between learning and exposure to a common soil bacterium, Mycobacterium vaccae. Here’s the link: SMARTER So don’t be a … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Naturalists |

National Research Council Reports on Informal Science Education

The National Research Council of the National Academies recently announced the release of a report on the efficacy of non-classroom (sometimes called “informal”) science education. Although under development for some time, this release is pretty timely stuff with the new … Continue reading

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Exec’s Blog: DNA Attacks High School Science Teacher

by David W. Gregg, Executive Director, RINHS I’m not even that old and what I learned in high school biology class is getting VERY out of date. The New Scientist is running a fantastic article in its 24 January issue … Continue reading

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