Science Education Projects & Research 

Why science education at LSU?

  • Serve your community through courses designed to impact local students, teachers and partnering agencies
  • Participate in research focused on teacher education and new teacher induction
  • Receive in-depth training in STEM and teaching
  • Experience extensive classroom internships


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Coastal Roots is an initiative to encourage students in second through twelfth grade to learn about and become environmental stewards of their natural resources by establishing native plant nurseries at their schools.

There are currently more than 50 schools across 21 Louisiana parishes currently participating in the LSU Coastal Roots Program, as well as schools in Chile, South America.



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Emily A. Dare, PhD

204A Peabody Hall

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Joshua Ellis, PhD

204C Peabody Hall

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