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Ocean Plastic Pollution

Mitigating Microplastics Development and Evaluation of a Middle School Curriculum by Marie Kowalski and Tracy Crews   ABSTRACT Microplastics are plastic marine debris less than five millimeters across. Microplastics are a threat to the health of our ocean. One important way to reduce microplastics in our ocean is to educate people about the issue, particularly […]

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Teaching Climate Change (and other resources you should know about)

1. Climate Change: Connections and Solutions Facing the Future offers this free two-week curriculum unit for middle school and high school which encourage students to think critically about climate change and collaborate to devise solutions.  Students learn about climate change within a systems framework, examining interconnections among environmental, social, and economic issues. https://www.facingthefuture.org/Curriculum/PreviewandBuyCurriculum/tabid/550/List/1/CategoryID/16/Level/a/Default.aspx#.UmbDNBCRh8k 2. Climate […]

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5 Ideas, Programs, or Resources You Should Know About

1. Next Generation Science Standards NSTA offers the final version of the Next Generation Science Standards.  These standards establish learning expectations in science for K–12 students combining three important dimensions—science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts. http://www.nextgenscience.org/ 2. Discover Your World with NOAA This free activity book introduces The Essential Principles of […]

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Learning Eco-Literacy (Lessons from an Orca Grandmother) Pt. 3

by Sally Hodson, Ed.D. author of Granny’s Clan, published by Dawn Publications See Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Part 3: Tell a Story How do we prepare young people for the 21st century challenge of caring for our planet so that it can sustain future generations of plants, animals and humans? In […]

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