Grant funds WCU partnership for hands-on teaching, learning

CEAP Conceptual Framework

CEAP Conceptual FrameworkA partnership between the Highlands Biological Station, Highlands Biological Foundation, Cullowhee Valley School and Western Carolina University’s biology department and School of Teaching and Learning will turn a section of Jackson County’s Cullowhee Creek into a laboratory, elementary students into researchers, and create a greater community appreciation of the importance of mountain streams. The “Watershed Moments: Exploring Science and Math in Cullowhee Creek” project is funded by a three-year $159,123 grant from the Student Science Enrichment Program of the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund. For more information, see the article in The Reporter.