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Why is Participation in Science Fairs Declining?

President Obama held a science fair at the White House last fall, and he recently said that America should celebrate its science fair winners like Super Bowl champions.  But participation in high school fairs is on a general decline around … Continue reading

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Can We Reform Science Education?

Although 13 days shy of my 5th birthday, I clearly remember listening to a series of beeps coming from our big black desktop radio on 4 Oct 1957. The Soviet Union had launched the world’s first satellite Sputnik I and placed it into orbit in space. … Continue reading

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How Should Environmental Education be Taught?

Interest in environmental education is growing, but questions arise regarding how it should be incorporated into the curriculum. Some say the goal of environmental education should be to teach students about the interaction between the human and natural world and … Continue reading

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