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Global Environmental Literacy

Global Environmental Literacy

For the vast majority of human history, people could not affect the condition of our planet or the strength of its web of life. People could disrupt their local ecosystem to the point where it could no longer support them. Their community either died…
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Community Education Partners, Citizen Science Projects...

Community Education Partners, Citizen Science Projects...

Outdoor environmental literacy and distance learning on laptops seem diametrically opposed. K-12 teachers throughout California have always relied on community education partners for getting students into nature and interacting with flora and fauna…
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A Time for Radical Change

A Time for Radical Change

There is a major disparity among California's demographics in science education. In 2019, a mere 14% of Black students and 19% of all Latinx students met state science standards compared to 43% of White and 44% of Asian Americans (California…
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Environmental Literacy May Be the Answer

Environmental Literacy May Be the Answer

Across the state at science education events, environmental literacy is increasingly in the spotlight. At the opening of the CSTA conference, after the Climate Summit, high school teachers were so eager to get more resources that some sessions were…
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Engaging Students in the LA River through Interdisciplinary Science

Engaging Students in the LA River through Interdisciplinary Science

On September 20th, 2019, youth around the world left class and joined fellow students, staff, faculty, and community members to speak out about climate change. This date ideally corresponded with a field trip that a group of students in the Los…
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