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The Curriculum Framework

The PEAR Lab maintains a unique focus on the use of civic ecology and evolutionary studies as both content for study, and context for learning 
across the K-16, primary - higher education spectrum. 

To do this, we start by understanding three domains of civic ecology, or areas of civic and scientific concern.  If these domains of civic ecology are looked at across disciplines, in a unified human science or evolutionary studies approach, numerous emerging models of nature, mind, and society can be seen as relevant to curriculum design. These models are used to design innovative service-learning projects within the school and community. 

Importantly, the PEAR Lab argues that these evolutionary models of the human condition can and should be used simultaneously as content to be taught, and as context for curriculum design, across the K-12 and Higher Education (K-16) spectrum. Evolution as content and context through applied service-learning projects.