Growing their own gardens teaches DD2’s special education students food science and life skills | Features

SUMMERVILLE – On a sun-soaked day in April, the students in Robin Heard’s special education class at Sand Hill Elementary School were outside taking care of their garden. Their classroom overlooks the “Sandpiper Seedlings” beds where the students – mostly fourth and fifth graders – gestured to the different vegetables, listing their favorites. Popular choices … Read more

WATCH NOW: Kenosha Public Museum Eco-Science Fair teaches kids about sustainability .. and eating bugs | Local News

The Kenosha Public Museum’s Eco-Science Fair taught visitors how to make blankets out of plastic bags, create seed bombs and even to eat bugs on Saturday. Kenosha Unified School District students and guest speakers also weighed in on environmental issues and potential paths to a more sustainable future. Bridget Nash, the museum’s curator of social … Read more

On-the-ground experience teaches students about geology

The University of Miami undergraduates spent a month last summer in Utah and Wyoming tracing the origins of North America through some of its most beautiful topography. Before this past summer, Hannah Shernisky had never been to Utah. Nor was she aware of quite how many geological wonders the area contained. But in July, Shernisky … Read more

Wharton Data-Science Class Teaches UPenn Students to Catch Next Bernie Madoff

Get the Insider App A personalized feed, summary mode, and ad-free experience. Download the app Close icon Two crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. Wharton rolled out its “Data Science for Finance” class in 2020. It has been sold out ever since. The … Read more