Watershed Dynamics


william carlsen

William S. Carlsen
Trained in ecosystem science, engineering, and education, William S. Carlsen has been helping schools engage in watershed research for more than a decade. A former high school science teacher, he is a professor of science education at Penn State University. Carlsen served as a member of the Environmental Inquiry Team for the earlier NSTA Press Cornell Scientific Inquiry series books. He earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Dartmouth College and a PhD in curriculum and teacher education from Stanford University.

nancy trautmann

Nancy M. Trautmann
Nancy M. Trautmann is director of Cornell University's Environmental Inquiry program, which aims to make environmental science relevant and engaging for students. With fellow team members, she has developed award-winning educational web sites, books, and videos related to composting science, environmental toxicology, water quality, and ecology. Trautmann has a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences from Hampshire College and a master's in aquatic science from Cornell, where she is a PhD candidate in computer- supported collaborative learning.

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