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Nobel Winner Offers Free Online Climate Change Course

Some world renowned Penn State University scientists, including Nobel Prize winner Dr. Richard Alley, want to help more people understand climate change. They're offering a free class, and anyone can take it from the comfort of their own home. This new type of course is known as a MOOC—a massive open online course.

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Games Get People Talking About Eco Issues

Talking about the environment or the economy isn’t always easy. People often have different ways of understanding issues, and use different words to describe similar things. One Pittsburgh environmentalist is trying to improve the conversation, through games.

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Shale Show for Kids Gets A Little Flack in Preview

A new traveling show for kids gives them a lively look at gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale, and a sense of what organizers describe

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Website Helps Students Investigate Climate Science

The Center for Educational Technologies at Wheeling Jesuit has developed a website to help students learn about the possible impacts of v

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Interview with Corinne Ogrodnik of PRC on composting and the decomposers

We've all heard of the Great Composers such as Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, now we'd like to celebrate the unsung "decompo

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Free Seedlings for Schools

To honor Earth Day and Arbor Day, both in April, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is making free trees available to students in Pennsylva

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Earth's Bounty: Edible Schoolyards

In some schools, raking soil and raising vegetables have been added to the traditional three Rs of learning.

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