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Join us for exhibits and lectures on a variety of topics ranging from science and art to aging and disease, cloning, and living to be 150.The MDI Biological Laboratory is a rapidly growing, independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution. Its mission is to improve human health and well-being through basic research, education, and development ventures that transform discoveries into cures.
The presentation will provide an historical perspective and overview of global warming.Author Dean Goodwin presents ‘Climate Change for Beginners’ on June 22, 2016 at Schoodic Institute.
Audubon seeks volunteers to survey roads in Maine for signs of animal road crossings.As the weather warms up, many animals are on the move and are more likely to be spotted on or near Maine roads. Information collected by volunteers about where different animals attempt to cross roads is the critical first step in identifying ways to reduce road-kill and increase safety for people and wildlife.
Exploring the relationship between humans and our environmentCollege of the Atlantic focuses on human ecology - the relationship between humans and our environment. Each of the three Summer Field Institute programs take place on the COA campus and Mount Desert Island, and explore a central environmental theme using an interdisciplinary approach.
Developing an understanding of the natural worldThe Chewonki Semester School is a unique program that brings exploration of the natural world to the forefront of a rigorous academic program. Adventurous sophomores apply for either fall or spring semester of their junior year.
Energy education and conservation for middle school students and their familiesFamily Energy is an energy literacy program, under development by the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) and funded by Efficiency Maine. Modeled after nationally recognized Family Science, Family Energy brings families together at a community venue such as a school, library, or environmental center to jointly investigate key energy ideas with an eye to setting goals to reduce household energy consumption.