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Children’s Gardening Program Cultivates Lifeskills from SCRATCH

By Megan Northcote When state legislators arrived at an annual conference at West Virginia State University last year, a 7-year-old girl marched up to numerous government officials, pointed to a brochure photograph of herself holding a tomato, and proudly announced,

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October/November 2013 Newsbites

Community meetings to tackle blasting issues, a photo exhibit to benefit Appalachian Voices, and saying Hello to new faces and Goodbye to a familiar one.

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Climate in the Classroom

Scientists and science educators overwhelmingly agree that climate change is real and that part of science education is informing students about that reality. Appalachian educators are up to the challenge.

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Teaching the Natural World

By Molly Moore It’s 9:30 a.m., and the sun has yet to offer its full warmth to the fifth-grade class clustered along the bank of the North Toe River in Spruce Pine, N.C. Several students warily eye the chilly current

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Coming Soon: 5th Annual Weekend in Wise

The 5th Annual Weekend in Wise County, hosted by the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards and the Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition amid Virginia’s treasured Appalachian Mountains, is just around the corner. October 12 through 14, experience the beauty and culture

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