Undergrad geoscience class receives Science magazine prize for real-life research

Undergrad geoscience class receives Science magazine prize for real-life research.

Geoscience assistant professor Anne Egger took a class as an undergraduate at Yale University that examined how pure science connects to society. Not only did the class draw her in more dramatically than other classes had, it helped determine how she would engage future generations of students.

“The class did a good job at making us think hard about the issues,” says Egger, who works in the departments of geological sciences and science education at Central Washington University. “Now, as a professor, it helps me realize how to enact that ideal of teaching, not only content, but why the content is important.” (READ MORE…)

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