CNS at Experimental Biology Conference


Nutrition education research conducted by several CNS researchers gained attention at a recent Experimental Biology Conference. Dr. Eric L. Hazzard, a CNS researcher and colleagues presented the results from an evaluation of California Instructional School Garden Program grants. Other presentations included: "Teachers Perceive California Nutrition Education Competencies, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Twelve as a useful framework for classroom instruction" by Dr. Marilyn Briggs and colleagues; "An evaluation and implementation of nutrition competencies and a competency-based resource guide in preschool-aged children" by Dr. Rachel Scherr and colleagues; and "Garden-enhanced nutrition education improves nutrition knowledge and behavior in second-grade students" by Anna Jones and colleagues.