Marcellus Matters: EASE – Marcellus Citizen Science Network

September 30th, 2016 | EVALUATION

Summative evaluation of one of four pieces of the Marcellus Matters: EASE project. This study examined the effectiveness of a program developed to immerse adult learners in the processes of scientific research by teaching participants to locate and report orphan and abandoned natural gas wells.



Team Members

Joe E Heimlich, Evaluator, Lifelong Learning Group
Donnelley (Dolly) Hayde, Evaluator, Lifelong Learning Group
Rebecca Nall, Evaluator, Lifelong Learning Group


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 1114670
Funding Amount: 1605240

Related URLs

Full-Scale Development Project: Marcellus Matters: Engaging Adults in Science and Energy (EASE)


Access and Inclusion: Rural
Audience: Adults | Educators | Teachers | General Public | Learning Researchers | Scientists
Discipline: Chemistry | Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Engineering | Geoscience and geography | History | policy | law | Social science and psychology
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: Citizen Science Programs | Community Outreach Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | Public Programs