Mia and Harrison, children enrolled in the ACC Children’s Lab School’s-Planet Earth Classroom, spend the day in a rainforest, created by the children in their classroom.

(Photo by the Planet Earth Teacher, Chris Owens)


Gale Spear
Child Development Professor

Austin Community College
Eastview Campus
3401 Webberville Road
Austin, Texas 78702
512-223-5209 phone
512-223-5219 fax
Contact Gale

"Many things can wait.
Children cannot...
To them we cannot say tomorrow.
Their name is today."

-Gabriella Mistral, Chilean Poet 1945
Nobel Prize for Literature


Anomie, a student in the Planet Earth Classroom, and Kim, a Child Development student, discuss Naomi's birthday.

(Photo by the Planet Earth Teacher, Chris Owens)