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Teach environmental education. Address topics such as stewardship, pollution, conservation, coral bleaching, and more.

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5 Reasons to Use Fact Cards for Research

Environmental education tackles complex issues that can be made easier to understand using Environmental Fact Cards designed specifically for children, tweens, and teens. When teaching an environmental unit as part of a geography or science class one of the biggest stumbling blocks can be accessing reliable information online. Too often, students get bogged down in …

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10 Reasons to Teach an Environmental Curriculum Unit

As teachers, we want to teach an environmental curriculum unit that inspires students. One of the main goals is to empower them to become responsible stewards of a healthy planet. Stewardship presents real world conservation issues that require students to make connections to their own lives. When environmental education is combined with a creative technology …

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Boost Online Search Strategies: A Fun Activity

In the previous post, we listed a set of tips to develop online search strategies. Try this skill building activity with middle school students to apply those tips and raise awareness of ways to find trustworthy information fast. This activity is from TechnoKids technology project TechnoEarth. In this project, students learn how to use Google …

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Think Green, Teach Green – Earth Day 2020

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. On the first Earth Day in 1970, 20 million people in the United States demonstrated for a healthy, sustainable environment. They brought awareness to the extinction of wildlife, destruction caused by pollution, and loss of wilderness. In 1990, Earth Day became a global event with …

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