Bayer CropScience has released of a podcast discussing their national award-winning program, Making Science Make Sense (MSMS).

In the podcast, Bayer CropScience employees and MSMS volunteers Bruce Young and Pam Stewart discuss how the company is serving the Triangle with the program. Download the podcast here.

In November, Bayer CropScience, one of the world’s top innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits, celebrated the 15th anniversary of the program, which aims to advance science literacy through hands-on, inquiry-based science learning, employee volunteerism and public education.

“At Bayer CropScience, we have a strong commitment to improving science education and ensuring that all individuals are literate about the subject,” said Adrian Percy, vice president of development and market support at Bayer CropScience. “The Making Science Makes Sense program provides local teachers with ongoing professional development and their students with an engaging curriculum that makes learning science fun.”

MSMS worked with approximately 1,200 students in 2010 with the help of 30 core volunteers from the company.

Locally, Bayer CropScience works with the Durham Performance Learning Center (DPLC) to develop science curriculums and teach hands-on labs, and its employees teach classes at Passage Home summer camp program at the Raleigh Safety and Community Club.

MSMS is one of 300 corporate social responsibility programs Bayer supports globally. Bayer CropScience has a global workforce of 18,700 and is represented in more than 120 countries.

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