Public Outreach


Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
Science Saturday
Don't Treat Soil like Dirt!

Budding scientists discovering the wonders of soil!

  Shahadah at the microscope!

Experimenting with sand, silt and clay!

             Tamir making a test tube of his very own soil recipe!

Investigating different soil types and making hypotheses! 

                         Shaking their soil like a polaroid picture (for pH measurements)!

 Minneapolis Convention Center
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Modeling Successful Broader Impact Programs in Ecology

Organizer: Joel K. Ambraham
Co-organizers: Aurora MacRae-Crerar & Elizabeth H. Schultheis
Moderator: Elizabeth H. Schultheis

Elizabeth BloodNational Science FoundationHenry GholzNational Science Foundation
 Broader impacts of the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON)
Paul C. HansonUniversity of WisconsinKathleen C. WeathersCary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
 eMammal – Museum based citizen science camera trapping as a solution for wildlife monitoring
Tavis ForresterSmithsonian Institution - National Zoological Park;Roland W. KaysNorth Carolina Museum of Natural SciencesWilliam J. McSheaSmithsonian Institution - National Zoological ParkRobert CostelloSmithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
 Bringing evolution education into action
Louise MeadMichigan State University
 Artist-in-residence in an ecology lab
Stephen J. TonsorUniversity of PittsburghNatalie SettlesUniversity of Pittsburgh
 Environmental education in Philadelphia, PA
Megan MalloyFairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
 Design hipsters helping geeks with climate change communications
Kim J. LandsbergenColumbus College of Art and Design
 Research ambassador program
Aurora MacRae-CrerarUniversity of PennsylvaniaNalini Nadkarni,University of UtahAmy StaschScotts Bluff National Monument
 Beyond the screen: Hands-on learning for computer-based classrooms
Tomomi SuwaMichigan State University and W.K. Kellogg Biological StationKatherine L. GrossMichigan State University


Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
Science Saturday
The Friendly Side of Microbes!

See attachment (FWWICnewsJan2012.pdf) or website:


Full Blog Post 
from the 
Republic of Korea:


MO BIO: The Culture Dish Blog
October 20, 2011


Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
Science Saturday
Glow in the Dark Microbes & More!

See attachment (FWWICnewsNov2011.pdf) or website:

Aurora MacRae-Crerar,
Nov 28, 2013, 3:22 PM
Aurora MacRae-Crerar,
Nov 28, 2013, 3:53 PM
Aurora MacRae-Crerar,
Nov 28, 2013, 3:53 PM