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Families take part in a pre-pandemic Plant Biology for Kids event.

Jun 16, 2021

Cultivating Curiosity and the Next Generation of Plant Scientists

Colleagues Terri Long and Anna Stepanova are part of a national push to highlight plants' contributions to our lives and the potential for rewarding careers in plant sciences. 

Man filming two children indoors, digging into a bucket of soil.

Apr 24, 2020

Bringing Science Home

Plants4Kids provides K-5 students with easy hands-on experiments they can do at home. 

Middle school students examine pollinating plants.

May 3, 2018

Program Plants Leaders in Agriculture and Science

Rising 7th and 8th graders can dig into science through Project PLANTS' exploratory field trips and hands-on projects in horticulture and agriculture. Students examine the scientific world and have the chance to develop positive social connections. 

Julieta Sherk and August de Hertogh in their garden outside the NC Museum of Art

Jun 21, 2016

Moore meets Matisse

NC State students and professors build a garden of contrasts and color as part of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Art in Bloom festival. 

Dec 1, 2015

Kannapolis students become scientists for a day

A select group of aspiring young scientists donned lab coats at NC State University's Plants for Human Health Institute recently as they got to conduct hands-on experiments alongside scientists in five laboratories. 

Aug 10, 2015

Among friends

It’s time well-spent when CALS agricultural education students teach diverse groups and learn valuable lessons in a service-learning course. 

Aug 10, 2015

Partnership gives CALS students opportunity to teach Cooking Matters classes

NC State students teach Cooking Matters classes in the community as part of their involvement in A PACKed Kitchen, a service-learning program.