What happens when students learn about science through the lens of issues that matter to them?
Christopher Moore, Ph.D., the Dr. George F. Haddix Community Chair in Physical Science and associate professor of physics, joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss how teaching chemistry through climate science will get students more engaged and interested in STEM fields.
Moore is the co-author of Experience Chemistry, a new curriculum recently adopted by Millard Public Schools. A version designed specifically for California has already been adopted in most of that state’s largest school districts, including Los Angeles and San Bernardino. The curriculum invites students to work with actual climate data, explore concepts through experiments connected to real phenomena, and complete real projects.
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