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Many people believe that environmental regulation has passed a point of diminishing returns: the quick fixes have been achieved and the main sources of pollution are shifting from large "point sources" to more diffuse sources that are more difficult and expensive to regulate. The political climate has also changed in the United States since the 1970s in ways that provide impetus to seek alternatives ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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The workshop summary provides guidance for researchers applying to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for funding. New NSF guidelines require applications to address the "broader impact" of the proposed research. Presentations at the workshop provided ideas on how to do this by engaging in undergraduate education, K-12 education or public outreach via museums or journalists. The workshop summary ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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As both individuals and societies, we are making decisions today that will have profound consequences for future generations. From preserving the earths plants and animals to altering our use of fossil fuels none of these decisions can be made wisely without a thorough understanding of lifes history on our planet through biological evolution. Companion to the best selling title Teaching About Evolution ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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