There is a rising tide of understanding across the world that we need to save a surprising endangered species in the WILD - Our Children.
Come with NaturePlay film on an inspiring journey in a cinematic portrait of childhood, education and play to find out more. www.natureplayfilm.com
Passing It On is a digital storytelling project made possible by a partnership between Great Smoky Mountains Association and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This project guides students in the creation of written reports and mini-documentaries based on interviews with community elders about a Smokies-related theme.
SYMBIOTIC EARTH explores the ideas of Lynn Margulis, a brilliant and radical scientist whose theories challenged the male-dominated scientific community and are today fundamentally changing how we look at our selves, evolution, and the environment.
PBS NewsHour recently featured a segment about the teaching of climate change in schools nationwide that included comments by NSTA Executive Director David Evans. Read the article featured in the Idaho Statesman and check out the Education News Roundup for a selection of the week's other top education news stories.
The Youth-focused Citizen and Community Science (YCCS) website offers a suite of resources and recommendations to help teachers and informal science educators involve youth in the production of authentic science. They can do this through data collection, but also interpreting or sharing findings. But what does this mean for science learning? To answer this question, a group of researchers at University of California Davis led by Dr. Heidi Ballard, along with the Center for Community and Citizen Science, began conducting case studies with YCCS projects in Northern California and bringing together key stakeholders to explore when and how YCCS works best.
Now more than ever, the choices we make as a species will determine the world we leave for future generations. With PlanetVision, the California Academy of Sciences offers a blueprint for a sustainable future. By focusing on straightforward, effective actions that individuals, communities, businesses, and governments can take to improve our food, water, and energy systems, solutions to these global challenges are in sight.