Cathie Pearson designed a project called H2O Heroes in which her students made art out of recycled plastic products to raise awareness for ocean pollution. After learning about how water quality varies around the world, her students decided to continue the lesson with a fundraiser for the Water Project.
UNITED STATES Considering Michiganders’ ongoing water woes, Nestlé’s request to pump 576,000 gallons of water each day from the Great Lakes Basin was highly controversial. But despite deep public opposition, […]
Lisa Abramovitz guided her third-grade students through a multifaceted investigation of water quality and access. Students completed a visual water usage survey, read picture books about clean water, conducted background research, and took part in a water walk to understand the difficulties of traveling long distances to obtain water. Their learning culminated in working with a nonprofit to construct water filters for those in need.
Lindsay Smith, our Educator of the Week, teaches science at Mooresville High School in Mooresville, North Carolina. Her students tested the water in local streams, lakes, and ponds and compared […]
Leslie Hamilton set out to help her students learn about life beyond their hometown of Plymouth, MA. Using a Giant Map, she guided her students in an exploration of their state.