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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

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Education Matters

Watch Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

Astronomers are predicting that the 2012 LZ1 asteroid will be visible tonight. If you lack the proper fancy equipment for such an adventure, you can also watch it online with SLOOH Space Camera....

June 14, 2012 - 9:29am
Eat Like There's No Tomorrow airs for the next four Saturdays at 2:30pm on GPB

Eat Like There's No Tomorrow

In the premiere episode of the new series Eat Like There’s No Tomorrow, sponsored by Piedmont Hospital, chef Hans Rueffert takes us on a food journey to healthier living through better ingredients...

June 12, 2012 - 4:20am
Image from the Ogeechee River fish kill last fall
Education Matters

Fish Kill: An International Problem

This story from Discovery News caught my attention for its shear shock value. The scene below looks just like a pebbly shoreline. But, it isn’t at all. That entire “shoreline” is awash with dead...

June 11, 2012 - 8:27am
CHOA changes their logo for healthier childhood image
Education Matters

Making Strides Against Childhood Obesity

Georgia ranks in the top five for fattest states in the nation. Our children are not an exception to this ranking. Dr. Mark L. Wulkan says the obesity epidemic in Georgia ranks it second in the...

June 11, 2012 - 7:42am
Super Why! Around the World Adventure airs Friday, June 15 at 3pm

Super Why! Around the World Adventure!

It looks like the rain is going to keep us indoors this week. You can give the kids a break from their chores by giving them some fun learning time with this week’s special ”Super Why and the Around...

June 11, 2012 - 5:52am