iUTAH Teams - EOD Innovation Awardees

 

Year 3 Innovation Awardees
2014-2015

 

The Leonardo

"Leo On Wheels" Science Outreach Carts On Water

Project:
Developing water-focused outreach carts for middle school students that provide opportunities for current iUTAH research to be shared state-wide. Learn more...

 

Rose Park Elementary School, Salt Lake City School District

Jordan River Water Watch

Project:
Exposing 4th grade students to innovative interdisciplinary research and systems-level knowledge of the interactions among water, demand, and climate. Learn more...

 

Salt Lake Community College

iUTAH WaterGirls Program

Project:
Place-based STEM learning for middle school girls.
Learn more...

 

The Natural History Museum of Utah

“The Whole GAMUT,” a Digital Interactive at NHMU

Project:
Collaborating with iUTAH scientists and faculty, NHMU is designing and building an exhibit kiosk to visualize iUTAH GAMUT site data.
Learn more...

 

Global Change and Sustainability Center, University of Utah

Student Field Trips to Red Butte Creek and Video Spotlight

Project:
Elementary student field trips to Red Butte Creek focusing on water issues in the urban environment.
Learn more...

 

Garth and Jerry Frehner Museum of Natural History, Southern Utah University

Green Roof Agriculture Exhibit and Outreach

Project:
Creating green roof infrastructure to assist with research and educational activities.
Learn more...

 

Utah Public Radio

“The Source”

Project:
A monthly 60-minute radio program sharing stories about water in Utah as it relates to research, the environment, recreation, and the economy.
Learn more...

 

 

Year 2 Innovation Awardees
2013-2014

 

Explore Utah Science

iUTAH Water Science Broadcast Series “Follow the Flow”

Project:
“Follow the Flow” is a 6-part radio series focused on research efforts dedicated to maintaining and improving water sustainability in Utah.
Learn more...

 

Utah State University Water Quality Extension

iUTAH Outdoor Educational Signs

Project:
Utah Water Quality Extension is developing 3 educational outreach signs, one for each iUTAH-studied watersheds (Logan River, Red Butte Creek, Middle Provo River). 
Learn more...

 

Utah State University Water Quality Extension

Stream Side Science Lesson Plan Supplements

Project:
USU Water Quality Extension was awarded funds to produce iUTAH specific supplements for existing Stream Side Science (SSS) lesson plans for all 3 iUTAH watersheds. 
Learn more...

 

Thanksgiving Point

iUTAH Engagement Programs

Project:
Thanksgiving Point Institute was awarded to develop iUTAH-focused programming for Thanksgiving Point venues.
Learn more...

 

The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Utah Waters Van Program

Project:
iUTAH funded LLPA's annual Utah Waters Van outreach program to 4th grade classrooms in the Salt Lake and Provo areas.
Learn more...

 

Garth and Jerry Frehner Museum of Natural History, Southern Utah University

Water Cycle Dynamics at the SUU Green Roof

Project:
Creating green roof infrastructure to assist with research and educational activities.
Learn more...

 

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)

Awards at Southern Utah University

Project:
iUTAH provided funds to support the first National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) aspiration awards at Southern Utah University. Learn more...

 

The Leonardo

Water Exhibit

Project:
iUTAH partnered with The Leonardo to develop an interactive exhibit engaging people of all backgrounds and ages in the exploration of water.  Learn more...

 

Jordan High School

AP Environmental Science Class Support

Project:
Educator Heather Gooch was awarded funds to purchase equipment and  sponsor field trips for the first year of AP Environmental Science at Jordan High School.  Learn more...

 

Bear River Watershed Council

2014 Bear River Basin Forum Support

Project:
The Bear River Watershed Council was awarded funds from iUTAH to support their Beaver River Basin Forum in January 2014.

Learn more...

 

Weber State University

Desert Water: The Future of Utah’s Water Resources

Project:
Weber State University faculty member Hal Crimmel was awarded funds to create two videos that educate and engage viewers with water issues relevant to Utah.

Learn more...