Sheltering-in-place has definitely expanded our appreciation for nature and creative pastimes. It’s no surprise that many people have turned to backyard birding as a free way to relax, get fresh air, and add enjoyment to their days.
Here are three equity-centered workshops that we recommend, brought to you from NAAEE. Whether you are an interpreter, parent, guardian, student, researcher, STEM scientist, activist, outdoor educator—there is something here for everyone to expand upon.
We’ve compiled a few resources here, with topics ranging from centering equity within an organization to addressing systemic racism at a personal and institutional level.
“Environmental education is a community thing for me. I tell my students all the time, if you put litter on the ground, it’s more than just the litter now.”
In our Educator Highlights, we go behind-the-scenes with educators who inspire us. We’re kicking off this series with an interview with wildlife camerawoman Erin Ranney, whose education and conservation efforts in Alaska and Washington State stopped us in our tracks.
Plant pressing is a simple and easy way to notice details and beauty in the natural world. It’s also a great way to record local biodiversity and appreciate the seasonality of a place. Not sure where to start? This article will cover the basics of plant pressing and also offer three tips from “the pros.”
Math exists throughout poetry. Separating the two would be like removing oxygen from air. Oxygen might be invisible to the human eye, but it is an essential part of our existence—even when we do not see it.
In this article, we will focus on how to start recognizing math in poetry, as well as how to explore math and poetry together.
The spiral has a mathematic background: it follows a sequence of numbers, known today as the Fibonacci sequence. This spiral appears everywhere in nature—as well as in human design.
Once introduced to this spiral pattern in nature, you may start noticing it everywhere. This kit is a powerful way to increase observation skills and apply math to “real-world” phenomena
STEM is more than a clever acronym. It is a way of thinking and learning—and offering education to students that is more engaging and relevant to their lives.
Whether you’re familiar with STEM concepts or it is new for you, there is a lot to benefit from adding STEM to your teaching tool kit. You can scroll down for the top three benefits of STEM if you’re already familiar with the concepts.
We are excited to begin this journey, and invite you to come along with us and spread the word.
Starting this month, you will see new educational videos on YouTube and new articles published on our blog. Our videos will range from topics like “science for kids” and “how to start a nature journal,” to more detailed videos showing how to use our most […]