Welcome the Week with Big Cats

‘Tis the season to celebrate our favorite fabulous felines! That’s right: Next weekend is Big Cat Weekend here at National Geographic! Big cats include lions, tigers, jaguars, leopards, and snow leopards. These extraordinary creatures, which play an incredibly important role in their ecosystems, cannot be replaced. If they are not at the top of the food chain, the delicate balance of trophic relationships will be … Continue reading Welcome the Week with Big Cats

Emus Take Over Australian Town

GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK! ENVIRONMENT Driven from the Outback by drought, hungry emus have strutted into the town of Longreach, Queensland. Residents are worried about the large bird’s safety—as well as their own. (National Geographic Newswatch) Use our resources to understand the far-reaching impact of droughts. Discussion Ideas Emus are a type of bird. They are primary consumers, meaning they forage for seeds and plants. Why … Continue reading Emus Take Over Australian Town