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 +**SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE EDUCATION**
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 +This is a project launched by Nobel Laureate Dr. Lee Hartwell. The project is based in Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and its aim is to empower K-8th grade educators with an understanding of how science, technology, design, and effective governance can create a sustainable society, and to inspire educators with the ability to translate these concepts. To
 +create a sustainable future, children should know learn how to live sustainably and the best way to achieve this is by been taught in school from an early age. This is where training of
 +teachers on sustainability comes in, so they can impart the knowledge on their students. When teachers’ knowledge, skills and attitude towards sustainability is improved, it is only expected
 +that the students will have a positive attitude towards sustainability. Imparting this knowledge on students and also from parents to their wards gives the future generation the required tools, knowledge and skills to live sustainably. Thereby, moving closer to actualizing sustainability.
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 +**Exam Questions**
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 +Q1. In your perspective,​ explain which arm of sustainability should be considered most important?
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 +Explanation:​ There are three major arms of sustainability and they are Economy, Environmental and Social Sustainability. Which of the arm is a prerequisite to achieving sustainability agenda, that without success in that arm, we cannot truly and completely achieve sustainability.
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 +Q2. Is population growth really a threat to achieving sustainability?​
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 +Explanation:​ People have been preaching a decrease in population. However, statistics show us that some parts of the world with more population do not consume as much as other parts of the world with less population. Therefore, is the threat to sustainability mainly a population or consumption threat.
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 +Q3. Who defines sustainability and how should it be harmonized in respect to regions, developed and developing countries?
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 +Explanation:​ Considering sustainability is a vast idea and concepts such as car sharing, recycling, reusing, re-manufacturing,​ refurbishing is already a norm in developing countries. Who then defines sustainability,​ as the concepts written earlier seems a recent concept in developed countries. ​
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 +Q4. How should sustainability be measured?
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 +Explanation:​ In relation to the previous question, sustainability is respective to regions. Some countries are more socially sustainable,​ while some are environmentally sustainable or economically sustainable. Should sustainability then be measured based on individual arms or as a whole.