Heather Leigh Heenehan Marine Science and Conservation Ph.D. Candidate at Duke Universityhlh18@duke.edu

Heather Leigh Heenehan
HuffPo Blog 3 is a Go!
HuffPo Blog 3 is a Go!

On Saturday my latest blog for Huffington Post went live! I chose to write about my experience with the NC Science Festival Invite-a-Scientist Program! You can read my blog here! And check out my friends at the NC Science Festival here! Registration is now open for their 2014-2015 programs. My favorite part of the blog […]

Take time to listen.
Take time to listen.

Yesterday I returned home from the Ecology and Acoustics meeting in Paris, France. It was a wonderful meeting full of people thinking about sound, soundscape, and ecology from many different perspectives. I met and heard from many of the scientists who wrote the first papers on soundscape ecology and many of the papers I read […]

Lesson Plan is Published!
Lesson Plan is Published!

Check out the blog I wrote for the Superpod site about the new “Sea of Sound” lesson plan published in the ALA Editions e-book called “Tablet Computers in School Libraries and Classrooms.” http://superpod.ml.duke.edu/johnston/2014/06/04/a-sea-of-sound-lesson-plan-published/

Lifelong learning
Lifelong learning

I think it was during undergrad at UConn when I first heard the term “lifelong learning.” I can’t remember exactly when or where I heard it but I do remember hearing it quite a bit.¬† I had professors who explained their hope that their classes would help instill a passion for learning that would persist […]

#Inspired
#Inspired

When I was in college I wrote an article for the Wetlands Institute newsletter that I called “The Coolest Day Ever.” On that day I witnessed diamondback terrapins emerging from their nest and helped band osprey chicks. It was amazing! But even “The Coolest Day Ever” can’t top last week. 1st Prelims… (Wednesday) Usually in […]

HuffPo Blog 2 is up!
HuffPo Blog 2 is up!

I had something to say so I said it on the Huffington Post Girls in STEM Blog!  Thank you to the teachers who let me Skype with their classes. I hope you enjoy the blog about how to use Skype in the Classroom to inspire a new gen. of STEM! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/heather-heenehan/the-power-of-skype-to-ins_b_4549678.html?utm_hp_ref=girls-in-stem

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