CReSIS in the Classroom

Education

Southwest Middle School in Lawrence, KS has started up a weekly science club with CReSIS staff member Krystle Barnett. Middle School teacher Marci Leuschen, whose husband is the Deputy Director for CReSIS, recognized a need for a club after many students expressed an interest in learning more outside the classroom. The club aims at educating...
Sildiane Quinteros is a fourth-grade teacher at Whittier Elementary School in Kansas City, KS, site of CReSIS’ successful Family Science Night last April. Mrs. Quinteros discusses the impact Cheri Hamilton’s lessons have had on her 22 students both inside and outside the classroom. How long have students in your class been working with her? My...
During the summer of 2012, selected middle school students worked with an Elizabeth City State University team mentor on projects which involved learning the fundamentals of earth science. Our CReSIS Outreach Coordinator, Cheri Hamilton and Teri Fulton, K-5 Science Coordinator for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools taught hands-on lessons about...