NOAA Planet Stewards

NOAA Planet Stewards provides formal and informal educators working with elementary through college-aged students access to opportunities and resources enabling them to build scientifically literate individuals and communities who are prepared to respond to environmental challenges monitored by...

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The Twelve Principles of Permaculture

Most of us now understand that our way of life on this planet has to change if humanity is going to survive – we’re faced with a range of challenges that threaten our very existence. It can be easy to become disheartened and to feel like shrugging our shoulders and asking what we, as individuals,...

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Film Series: ECO Adventures

ECO is thrilled to share a special preview of our new educational film series, ECO Adventures. Our educators and videographer have been busy developing, scripting, and filming this series during our beautiful summer and autumn. These unique place-based films, aligned to custom digital curriculum...

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CHANGING CLIMATE Our Future, Our Choice

This online exhibit is based on the Changing Climate: Our Future, Our Choice exhibit that will open in the Museum of the Earth in November 2020. The exhibit was made possible by many generous donors and contributors, listed here. Climate affects life, and life affects climate Climate change is...

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Confluence Environmental Center Americorps Members

Congratulations 19-20 AmeriCorps Members! Although we had to meet virtually for our Commencement Ceremony, we loved having the opportunity to celebrate our Members and appreciate an incredibly impactful term of service. Collectively our 19 – 20 AmeriCorps Members secured 719 volunteers who...

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Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly: The Path Forward

2020 Special Issue – The Path Forward: Why Whole School Sustainability Matters in a COVID-19 World COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives. It also offers an unprecedented opportunity to rethink K- 12 education. In this special issue of the Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly, we explore...

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Climate Solutions Explorer video game

Check out this new video game! It’s in first-person format where the player walks to sites around the world and reads about the UN Green Climate Fund projects at each site. Each is marked with a 3D prop of some kind, and when you walk close enough to it, there’s a pop-up that quickly...

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Little Book of Green Nudges

The Little Book of Green Nudges (see the press release) was launched on September 1st by UNEP, GRID-Arendal and the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) at the World Academic Summit. Check out the launch video and see the full publication here. What is the Little Book of Green Nudges? The Little Book...

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ECO is turning 15!

For 15 years, ECO educators have gone to school in the fall with natural specimens and engaging lessons to excite students and spark learning. Due to Covid-19, this fall is different from any other before it. But for 15 years, the ECO community has supported us, and helped ECO grow, reaching new...

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Earth School

Earth School was just an idea.  A “how could we…” offer to pupils in lock-down to feel the awe of nature, to understand how intertwined we are with the planet and to see how we can each act to live cleaner and greener lives. Now it’s very much alive and we have the first 4 of 30 lessons live...

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Take a Virtual Tour of Washington Park

Missing Washington Park? So are we. But our friends at Explore Washington Park put together this virtual tour. Stay home, save lives, and support the Park’s institutions with a video visit. Like World Forestry Center, Washington Park’s cultural institutions are temporarily closed to help slow the...

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National Geographic

A world to explore for them Facts, information, and family activity inspiration for you!   Resources for Parents Keep your family informed and engaged during the coronavirus shutdowns with parenting articles, study tips, science experiments, homework resources, cute videos, and more. World of...

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