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Assessing Human Impact in the Cafeteria

Hundreds of mouths stood agape as six students in white “haz-mat” suits picked through a mountainous pile of trays, plastic wrappers, tater tots and pizza sticks. Shrieks and “ewwwwwww”s carried through the gymnasium. Students and teachers collectively held their noses. … Continue reading

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Professional Development through Active Learning: "Harmless Holders"

When Science Center partner, Wendy Pavlicek and I sat down to review a survey completed by our Science Curriculum Council members, one glaring bit of information gleaned was that engineering practices were limited or not being adequately met at all … Continue reading

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Student Reflections on Consumption

In October I wrote a blog post sharing how “everyone’s an english teacher” on my eighth grade team at the Parker Middle School. Since that early October blog post the format of our initiative has changed, but the goals have … Continue reading

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