Harvard EdCast: What It Means to Learn Science

One way to solve complex problems like climate change may be to teach science in more complex and personal ways. By making science more personal, an understanding of complex issues facing the natural world, such as climate change, can emerge. Listen to the interview and read the transcript here.

In order to help educators teach children how to better connect with the natural world, Northwestern Professor Megan Bang and University of Washington Professor Carrie Tzou are developing innovative and equitable field-based science education, but, they say, in order to fully understand the complexities of science, we first need to understand children’s lives.