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.
Harbor (HAR-bur) [Physical Geography]Noun. A harbor is a body of water sheltered by natural or artificial barriers. Harbors can provide safe anchorage and permit the transfer of cargo and passengers […]
Prompted into action by a Facebook comment from the Laurel Springs School questioning how students from different cultures learn about each other, I decided to explore some different options for […]
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: [physical geography] featuring the PlastikiNoun: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. Marine debris is litter […]
Tricorders–The Next Tool for Geographic Learning? “Geo Learning”by Daniel C. Edelson Vice President for EducationNational Geographic Society If you’re of a certain age, you probably find yourself looking around and remarking […]