Parks conservancy group gives Pittsburgh students a lesson in STEM
Pittsburgh's historic park system is marketed as 1,768 acres of pristine, natural loveliness, boasting tree-lined trails, tranquil lakes and all manner of wildlife that buzzes, flaps and swims. The region's nonprofit parks conservation group sees not just beauty here, but a vast outdoor classroom that serves as a kind of learning laboratory for Pittsburgh Public Schools.
With a huge swath of greenery at its disposal, The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is partnering with the school system to provide a nationally recognized STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) learning experience to students from pre-school age through high school. Read Full Article