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Going Home (Book Review)

The Mystery of Animal Migration By Mariane Berkes Published by Dawn Publications Reviewed by Emily Baker-LaRouf What pushes an animal to travel thousands of miles to places it has never seen or to reproduce in the same spot as its ancestors did?  The mysteries of the animal world are many and scientists still don’t hold […]

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K-12 Activities: Monitoring Biological Diversity

K-12 Activity Ideas: Monitoring Biological Diversity by Roxine Hameister Developing a biodiversity monitoring project at your school can help students develop many skills in an integrated manner. Here are some simple ideas that you can use to get your students started. Children and teachers are being pulled in many directions. Children want to “learn by […]

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Humane Education for a Humane World

Humane education examines the challenges facing our planet, from human oppression and animal exploitation to materialism and ecological degradation.  It explores how we might live with compassion and respect for everyone. by Zoe Weil In 1987, I offered several courses in a summer program for middle school students at the University of Pennsylvania.  The courses […]

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