Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species


Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue reading

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Inventions: How do innovation and design help people with disabilities?

Lesson Plan

Students will learn about the role of inventions in improving accessibility for people with disabilities and create a paper or cardboard prototype of their own invention. Continue reading

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Climate Change and Your Community

Lesson Plan

Ninety-seven percent of scientists currently agree that global surface temperatures have increased over recent decades and that these trends are almost certainly due to human activities.…read more


Third mass coral bleaching in 18 years threatens Great Barrier Reef


by Amanda Wilcox One of the seven wonders of the natural world is currently in peril: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, which spans 2,300 miles of…read more


Take a poll, debate the issue: Environmental policy

Lesson Plan

Where do students stand on environmental policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see if their views change. Continue reading

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