Students learn about the impact of our “throwaway society” by exploring all the different kinds of trash found in a whale’s stomach.
Recommended grades: 3-8
Time: 15-45 minutes
Using the five gyres of plastic pollution as a springboard, this activity encourages participants to explore the issues surrounding trash in our oceans and to develop solutions.
Recommended grades: 3-5
Time: 3 to 4 60-minute sessions
Zoe Weil is a blogger for Psychology Today (PT), and twice a month we share her blog posts here. Enjoy! I have been teaching young people about climate change for 32 years. In 1987, I taught week-long summer courses to middle school students at the University of Pennsylvania. One of those courses was on environmental…Read more »
For my post today, I interviewed Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison about their book, The Hypothetical Species, and their vision of a path toward a restorative future. Michael and Jane run the Dancing Star Foundation, an ecological non-profit devoted to animal protection, biodiversity conservation, and environmental education. For over thirty years they have researched and analyzed…Read more »
We rely on bees for most of our food, and bees are dying by the millions (if not billions). Use these reports, films, links and other resources to help you learn and teach more about issues related to the bee crisis.Read more »