This unit features a variety of roles in the field of Environmental Science as career opportunities. Additionally, students are encouraged to become citizen scientists, environmentalists, and volunteers in their communities.
Executive Director of The Ray, Allie Kelly, works with the Department of Transportation to create cleaner, safer, and more productive interstate traffic systems.
The City of Atlanta community programs manager, Natasha Dyer, speaks about her role in defining sustainable waste management and increasing food access to the citizens of Atlanta.
David Zailo is the research program manager at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island. Hear how he transformed his childhood affinity for wildlife into his dream career in this clip of Let's Go Enviro.
Atlanta BeltLine Construction Manager explains how the education she received translates to her everyday work.
In his career as Composting Lab Manager, Khari Diop is involved in every part of the composting process, from receiving organic greens to harvesting the finished product. In this segment of Let's Go Enviro, hear why Khari calls this complex operation the "love of his life."
Clayton County Wetlands Ecohydrologist talks about his 30 years of experience in water reclamation.
Conservationist, Shaundon Moore, took a more traditional route in terms of his education. However, his career inspiring students and creating spaces for environmental preservation is not your standard 9 to 5.
Georgia Sea Turtle Center Educator, Celeste Rivenbark, works primarily with K-12 students where she presents the methods used by Jekyll Island's Sea Turtle Research and Rescue Center to care for its animals and educates the audience on how to get involved and help protect the coastal wildlife around them.
Animal Rehabilitation Technician, Jamie Gamby, remembers how one pivotal moment on an elementary school field trip led her down the career path she possesses today.
Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority Stormwater Engineer discusses his daily tasks.
Student Volunteer, Anna Cruickshank, is inspired to find a career in business following her internship with the Douglasville-Douglas County Water & Sewer Authority.
Chemistry Matters is a digital series from Georgia Public Broadcasting. The series covers chemistry concepts with 12 units of study divided into segments.
All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a surgical procedure on an injured sea turtle named Sendac. In addition, we take a guided tour, shoot behind the scenes, and interview the center's director, nursing staff, and more. Teachable Moments include a definition and explanation of ecosystems, and a description of why honey is a great substance for treating turtle wounds.
The focus of this unit is chemical bonds, both intermolecular and intramolecular. Students also look at the bond spectrum and learn about electrostatic and electronegative forces.