Kathy Ho, this week’s Educator of the Week, created an art project focused on the colors of Arctic sea ice. Through this creative activity, students learned about a region of the world that was previously unfamiliar to them. They also considered the impact of climate change on Arctic sea ice and the animals that rely on it.
Climate change is a difficult subject for adults as well as children to wrap their brains around. Of course, there are political, cultural, and even neurological reasons for that. But there […]
ENVIRONMENT The winter ice covering the Arctic Ocean has reached its annual peak, but the extent of sea ice this winter is smaller than it has been since scientists began […]
By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Europeans have dreamed of a Northeast Passage through the Arctic Ocean since at least the A.D. 1000s. Efforts to […]
ENVIRONMENT Gatherings of walruses crowded together on northwestern Alaska shorelines, like the congregation of about 35,000 animals spotted this weekend near the village of Point Lay, have become regular occurrences […]