Education

Ditch Textbooks, Throw on Lab Coats

Ditch Textbooks, Throw on Lab Coats

We live in a world that is constantly changing; constantly forcing us to advance our understanding of it in order to advance our societies. With desperate need for technological advancements and threats as deadly as global warming, learning to understand and acknowledge science has never been more important. And like most everything, it starts with

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From Seeds to Trees Across the Greenway — the Lifecycle of our Native Plants

From Seeds to Trees Across the Greenway — the Lifecycle of our Native Plants

You are volunteering with the Greenway, and you just planted your first Douglas Fir tree. It’s only about 2 feet tall. You can’t help but admire its plume-like branches, vibrant green needles, and rich woody smell. It’s so small that you can’t even imagine how it could become one of the huge evergreen trees you

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Farms As Outdoor Classrooms

Farms As Outdoor Classrooms

Farms are one of our region’s best classrooms. Two local Snoqualmie Valley schools are piloting a new on-the-ground educational program called ‘Farming the Future,’ where students spend one Friday a month at a local farm, engaged in hands-on science learning that incorporates local ecology and sustainable agriculture.

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