Educator Spotlight: The Tower of Life

Katie Strong, this week’s Educator of the Week, invented a fun game to teach about the amazing biodiversity and interconnected nature of ecosystems. Katie is the Assistant to the Director at All One Ocean, a nonprofit with the mission of increasing youth and community awareness of the impacts that marine debris have on ocean ecosystems, marine life and human health, and to encourage environmental stewardship by supporting … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: The Tower of Life

A Resource Management Lesson: Settlers of Catan

Show me a man whose favorite game is Risk, and I’ll show you a man who’s never played Settlers. With those words, my dear friend Colin kicked off a round of the board game, Settlers of Catan. I didn’t know this game existed until last year, when my former roommate Dan (also a geo-nerd) introduced it to me.  I’m not sure how I managed to graduate … Continue reading A Resource Management Lesson: Settlers of Catan