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Meet Rachel Hendricks, a PhD student at Davidson college studying the effects of alternative-use tobacco products. Rachel has developed a free NGSS curriculum for k-8 students to learn about the human impacts of using these products.
Learn how waste is disposed of, techniques for minimizing waste, and the impact of composting on waste management.
Learn about the role of worms in soil as you craft a yummy treat!
In this lesson, we address the science behind wildfire and address some critical questions.
Learn how to cultivate your own microbe community through this easy at-home science lesson.
Learn about how Microclimates develop and are identified, and how they make unique habitats for various species.
Mary ellen walks you through how to use an easy rating sheet to look at the health of the riparian ecosystem.
What can a shark teach a human about life? It turns out, as shark scientist Melissa Márquez has found out, a lot!
Learn about host/parasite interactions, focusing on dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium) and its impacts on forest health in North America.