Teachers get a hands-on lesson in Florida ecology

Photo by Erica Brough/Staff photographer

Photo by Erica Brough/Staff photographer

Todd Space has been teaching biology to high schoolers for years, but this week he’s a student. Standing outside the University of Florida’s Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, with mud on his shoes from tramping around the pond, he admitted it felt good to switch roles.
“It’s nice to learn once in a while,” Space said. Space and 23 other educators from around the state are participating in Plant Camp 2013, a weeklong workshop where teachers trade their classrooms for the outdoors and learn about Florida’s native flora and fauna. READ MORE
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