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Living Classroom: AMWUA Plant Pages Come To Life

Living Classroom: AMWUA Plant Pages Come To Life | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney In a 3.2-acre space hemmed in by traffic noise, office buildings and warehouse construction sits a living classroom. The University of Arizona's Maricopa County Cooperative Extension is a place to learn by doing - plant and nurture desert landscapes, grow vegetables and herbs, or create a rainwater harvesting system. The Maricopa County…
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Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video Generation

Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video Generation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney A small team of filmmakers, computer experts, educators and scientists at the University of Arizona is convinced that many people - including young people - are eager to learn about serious and complex subjects of great importance. The problem: Where to find accurate and current information in an engaging format. The usual…
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Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing

Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney Twenty-five sixth graders did a little plumbing for the Town of Gilbert last month. Drew Goodman and his classmates installed 42 aerators on faucets in 11 bathrooms inside the town's Court and Fire Administration buildings. Drew was surprised at how much water could be saved by simply changing a traditional faucet aerator…
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At Stake: Securing Your Tree’s Future

At Stake: Securing Your Tree’s Future | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney If you're working to make your landscape more water efficient, don't forget to add one of many drought-tolerant trees that thrive in the Metro Phoenix area. Trees can raise property value, save energy by shading walls and windows, and make great gifts to mark special occasions. Once established, drought-tolerant trees need minimal…
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Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing

Students Learn Conservation, Math And A Little Plumbing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney Twenty-five sixth graders did a little plumbing for the Town of Gilbert last month. Drew Goodman and his classmates installed 42 aerators on faucets in 11 bathrooms inside the town's Court and Fire Administration buildings. Drew was surprised at how much water could be saved by simply changing a traditional faucet aerator…
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