Kathy Ho, this week’s Educator of the Week, created an art project focused on the colors of Arctic sea ice. Through this creative activity, students learned about a region of the world that was previously unfamiliar to them. They also considered the impact of climate change on Arctic sea ice and the animals that rely on it.
ENVIRONMENT Regardless of possible U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, falling prices for renewables and a growing sustainability movement have changed the global picture. (Nat Geo News) Use our […]
SCIENCE According to new research, it was only recently in whales’ evolutionary history that they became so enormous. (Smithsonian) Use our activity to size yourself up to a blue whale! […]
ENVIRONMENT A new study suggests that Alaska’s permafrost is unleashing an increasing amount of carbon dioxide as it thaws. (Washington Post) What is permafrost? Use our super-short reference to find out. […]
HEALTH Climate change is poised to affect the health of Americans in every part of the country. (LiveScience) How do you teach about climate change? How do you not teach […]