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Travel Like a Local: Spotlight on Khayelitsha

To encourage visitors to explore other aspects of our Mother City, the people over at Love Cape Town (aka Cape Town Tourism) have launched a campaign to shine the spotlight on the city’s lesser known areas. 547 more words

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ICYMI: Hydraulic Telegraph Burns at Burning Man

Once a year, tens of thousands of self proclaimed “Burners” gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create a temporary city. It’s called Burning Man. 208 more words


#everybodypoops: Exploring Affordable Sanitation in Developing Countries

The most effective use of Project Based Learning that I have ever been a part of occurred in my Biology II, The Great Diseases course where the students were studying inadequate access to sanitation around the world. 1,144 more words


Feed My Starving Children PBL

Last year, I implemented this project-based learning activity, Feed My Starving Children, to accompany my macromolecules unit in 10th-grade biology. Macromolecules can be tedious as they are a bit abstract in nature and the students struggle to find the authentic purpose for studying these, to begin with. 1,063 more words