ENVIRONMENT At the Pacific Ocean’s largest green sea turtle rookery, a crisis is unfolding—up to 99% of the turtles are female. (National Geographic) Download and print your own coloring page of a sea turtle. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The groundbreaking new study examines the sex ratio of a large population of green sea … Continue reading All the Single Ladies
ENVIRONMENT A large-scale conservation project is underway on an Australian cattle ranch. Its aim: to help save the Great Barrier Reef, 12 miles away. (New Scientist) Why is ag not so sweet for the Great Barrier Reef? Teachers, scroll down for a text set in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas “The Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage Site, and one that is known to … Continue reading Saving the Great Barrier Reef, One Wetland at a Time
What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at firstname.lastname@example.org. This week, we learned … … how to terraform Mars. What materials are necessary to terraform Mars?What materials are necessary to terraform Mars? How would terraforming a planet determine what organisms could be introduced there? … pre-K might not be all it’s cracked up to be. What are your … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week!
To celebrate Earth Day, National Geographic hosted a Google Hangout—a free, online face-to-face discussion—with real-world scientists. The #OurEarth: Innovation in Exploration Google Hangout focused on the technology behind scientific expeditions. Scientists discussed the tools they use to measure Arctic ice flows and explore the mysteries of lightening strikes. One scientist even participated in the discussion from underwater, showing off the tools he uses to study … Continue reading Incorporating Live Broadcasts into Your Classroom