Prince George’s County teachers learn how to teach their students to be “environmentally literate,” per a new state mandate.
Maryland science teacher Marites T. Melad holds up a container filled with rainwater, mimicking the Statue of Liberty, while other teachers watch at the Clagett Farm in Upper Malboro. Behind Melad, from left, are Ryan DeBlon, Manoranjan Kaur and Almetta I. Hall. The teachers, tasked with imparting "environmental literacy" in the classroom, visited Clagett Farm in hopes of gleaning knowledge they could pass on to their students. Juana Arias/For The Washington Post Buy Photo