Books for little ones highlight how water functions as part of an ecosystem, while selections for older readers emphasize the pressing need to protect the world’s clean water supply.
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Just in time for April, here are two titles that are perfect for both National Poetry Month and Earth Day–related lessons.
Students have until 11:59 p.m. EDT on April 21 to post an idea for an invention to clean and/or protect planet Earth.
On a whim, I bought this low tech tool for the MakerSpace, prompted in part by the fact that it was on clearance at Michael’s for $5.00. I looked and it is available at Amazon for $10.00, which is still a good price. In fact, I’m going to buy a couple more for the Teen […]
Looking for resources to educate students about critical environmental issues? Start with a K–12 Toolkit provided by the Earth Day Network, and some recently published books on the topic.
The new content, including exclusive undersea footage from Ocean First Education, is designed to dovetail with lessons on the environment and conservation.
“In Stockholm, Sweden, researchers have found a way to create usable energy from the excess body heat generated by the quarter million commuters who pass through the city’s train station every day.” This fact and a look at our use of energy—yesterday and today—can be found in a new app from Kids Discover.
Aren’t most of our public policy debates about the environment informed by factoids/partial data/dramatic images supplied by media coverage rather than the relevant research?
Celebrate Earth Day with a selection of fiction and nonfiction titles that highlight environmental issues, introduce conservationists and their important work, and demonstrate that children can take an active role in caring for our planet.