environmental science

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Design your own Ice Age hiking trail!

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Challenge your students to design their own scenic hiking trail based on Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail. Continue reading

Study guide: Impact of Southern California wildfires

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to discuss the significance of the Southern California wildfires with your students. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Climate change and the 2017 hurricane season

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students study the storms which ravaged the southeastern region of the U.S. and the Caribbean during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and look at the role climate change plays in extreme weather events. Continue reading

How-to guide for sheltering pets during extreme weather events

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Thousands of evacuees sought refuge in Houston’s convention center during Hurricane Harvey, but their pets were not allowed in with them. New emergency service groups and animal shelters in Houston are taking a step to include animals and pets in disaster planning. Continue reading

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Protecting green space through hands-on learning

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, students take a hands-on approach to nature by exploring green spaces in their community. Continue reading

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