plinary nature of the study of climate change and asked where biology fits into the conversation; there are a lot of consequences of global climate change that will take place in the biological realm, she noted. Thompson responded that there seems to be a strong focus in biology in the medical fields as students come out of high school. Lionberger added that although many high school biology teachers teach environmental science as part of their course, often they lack the necessary training in earth sciences. For her, this relates to the question of what can be done to prepare these teachers.

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