21st century Science Education
Nice article today, out of Florida, by a Science education expert. She says that new initiatives like NEON, the National Ecological Observatory Network, are seeking to track and monitor all kinds of biodiversity across the country, and schools can completely participate, having their students provide data streams to the project.
She applauds this kind of real-world science education, and lists six science education priorities for the 21st century. The particular interest here is in ecological education, and I should point out it is K-12, not high school specific.
The six are: