Kimi Hosoume | March 16, 2010 | Life Science

It's spring! For many FOSS students and teachers K through 8, it's time for life science and the excitement of having living, growing, crawling creatures in the classroom. It's also time to plan in advance for the care of the organisms so the learning experience is enjoyable, safe, and a successful one for all.

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Karen Mendelow Nelson | March 15, 2010 | Life Science

In November 2009, FOSS and the Oregon State Sea Grant Extension invasive species project hosted a focus group of teachers at the Lawrence Hall of Science to discuss environmental issues related to invasive species.

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Sue Jagoda | September 16, 2008 | Life Science

I've always been fascinated by these amazing insects with their flickering glow, but until recently when I heard a short story on a local news station, I hadn't thought about their relationship to some of the insects explored in various FOSS modules and courses. But once I heard that the glow worm was one stage in the firefly life cycle, my attention was caught.

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