Baltimore Ecosystem Study partners with Baltimore City Public Schools

$1.2 million NSF award will integrate local data into chemistry curriculum Through a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) is partnering with Baltimore City Public Schools to transform the way that chemistry is taught in the city’s high schools. Read more…

Bug Hunt

What’s the link between poverty, disinvestment, and mosquitoes? Every July, for four years running, Shannon LaDeau inspected nine ceramic toilets sitting idly in a vacant lot behind a building, near a block of abandoned lots and houses on the edge of the West Baltimore neighborhood of Franklin Square. No, she is not weird. This was […]

A mobile app and the story of Urban Diatoms

Why and How the Baltimore Ecosystem Study uses iNaturalist iNaturalist is an online biodiversity information platform and app. It connects scientists, citizens, and naturalists in sharing observations and occurrences of species and organisms across the globe. These recorded observations can help users explore their local setting, feel more connected to nature, and even become part of […]