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How South Florida Kids Learn About Sea-Level Rise

Standing at the water’s edge on Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay campus, Nicholas Ogle shows a crowd of teenagers what looks like a giant, rotten green bean. “We don’t want any mushiness anywhere, especially at the top,” he says, then chucks the specimen to the side. Ogle, an environmental coordinator with FIU, is showing this marine-science class […]

Florida Yet To Adopt New Science Standards Which Emphasize Climate Change

Florida is not helping lead efforts to develop new science standards, our colleagues at WLRN report, and it’s unclear if the state will adopt the standards. The new standards would begin teaching students in elementary school about the effects of climate change. The science standards are expected to be released next month. The Sunshine State is […]

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