The paper presents a new initiative, EcoScience + Art, which blooms at George Mason University. The creator explains the background, history, and recent activities of the initiative, and also introduces an on-going special project called “The Rain Project”, a student participatory project to design, construct, and monitor a green infrastructure (i.e., floating wetland) for sustainable stormwater management on campus. The special project is geared to design and present a new paradigm to integrate college education, scholarship, and service. The relevance of the initiative and the special project to STEAM education is discussed.
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"EcoScience + Art initiative: Designing a New Paradigm for College Education, Scholarship, and Service,"
The STEAM Journal:
1, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol2/iss1/11
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