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Getty and Colleagues Awarded $7M Grant

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"Tom Getty, Chair, of MSU Zoology, is part of a research team that has been awarded a five-year, $7M grant from NSF Programs STEM - Computing Partnerships, DISCOVERY RESEARCH K-12. The project is titled Sustaining Responsive and Rigorous Teaching Based on Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy. The goal is to discover the best ways to build effective and sustainable teacher professional development and support networks that facilitate teaching a key topic in the sciences: the role of carbon in the flow of materials and energy through living systems, human engineered systems, and earth systems at multiple scales. The projects is led by Andy Anderson, Professor of Teacher Education at MSU and includes collaborators at the National Geographic Society, the Seattle Public Schools, the University of Pittsburg, Berkeley, University of Colorado and Colorado State University."
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