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National Science Foundation gives $1.2 million to bolster high school chemistry in Baltimore

National Science Foundation gives $1.2 million to bolster high school chemistry in Baltimore

The National Science Foundation is providing $1.2 million to help bolster the chemistry curriculum in Baltimore and transform how it is taught in the city’s high schools.

The grant will support a partnership between the Baltimore Ecosystem Study and the city school system to design a course of study that infuses Earth science into chemistry classes. The topics explored will be Baltimore-focused, according to an announcement on Thursday by The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, an independent environmental research organization.

The lessons will incorporate data collected by the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, a research program that studies ecological systems over time....

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