Archives: BOP Afterschool

BOP Schools and Citizen Science Partner Spotlight: Stephanie Wortel

Billion Oyster Project Curriculum and Community Enterprise for Restoration Science (BOP-CCERS) is a community of students and teachers, professional scientists and citizen scientist volunteers, schools, universities, businesses, and community organizations, all working together to conduct oyster restoration-based scientific research in New York Harbor.  BOP-CCERS is funded through a three-year educational research grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division […]

Interview with New York Academy of Sciences STEM Mentor Julie Parato

Part of what’s so exciting about the Billion Oyster Project Curriculum and Community Enterprise for Restoration Science (BOP-CCERS) is that the work includes rich informal learning experiences as a part of its afterschool pillar, lead by Good Shepherd Services (GSS) and New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS).  In this piece of the project, NYAS STEM […]