A’ndrea Fisher facilitated a video call with a class in Canada to help her first-grade students in Texas gain diverse perspectives. Students shared state and national symbols during the call as well as symbols they created to represent their class. Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Finding Similarities Across Cultures
BUSINESS When you hear the term “sustainable seafood,” you might envision a fisherman pulling catch from a pristine sea. But the most sustainable Atlantic salmon are not caught. And they’re not from the sea. (TIME) Use our resources to learn more about sustainable seafood. Discussion Ideas Where are the sources world’s “most sustainable” sources of Atlantic salmon? According to the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch … Continue reading You Won’t Believe the Source of the World’s Most Sustainable Salmon
ENVIRONMENT Powerful Montana Sen. Max Baucus (D) is working with his state’s other Congressmen on a bipartisan bill to protect the North Fork Flathead River. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to explore the North Fork and better understand watershed ecology. Discussion Ideas The bill supported by Sen. Baucus is called the North Fork Watershed Protection Act. Are students familiar with the concept of a … Continue reading The Old Man and the River
During this most recent excursion, which just concluded this month, several whale sightings were tallied as the Sea Bird traversed northward through the islands and straights of maritime British Columbia on her way to Alaska. This landscape has been described as “an unspoiled labyrinth of tiny islands, spectacular fiords, and abundant wildlife.” This is a land where wolves can fish, deer have been known to swim, and black bears are sometimes white.