How can we engage young adults in a deeper understanding about the food system and their role in it if we never give them the opportunity to think about it?
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Joining together in cutting-edge research or real-world projects is the only way we can effectively and efficiently tackle the critical challenges facing our planet in the 21st century.
DALLAS -- Gathered in the large garden behind an elementary school here, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let th...
If there is anywhere we need honest scientists who aren't on a mission to exclude whistleblowers, skeptics, and people with minority opinions, it is the American university.
Taking an environmental science class allows students to gain knowledge that will not only help them get science credit to graduate, but also to understand what's happening in the world around them.
Many scientists and nonscientists appear to have this faith and believe in the universal supremacy of the scientific method with a fervor that resembles religious fundamentalism.
How do we make service-learning a universal experience? And here is where I've come out: use the school science fair as a model.
An essential component to preventing environmental disasters is to educate our children. Yet environmental science is not a standard class offering in a majority of high schools today.
Our recent poll found that 96% of progressives consider environmental science to be legitimate, but just 59% of those who self-identify as "very conservative" believe that it is a real science.
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