conservation

Lesson plan: Inventing beyond recycling

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In this lesson plan, explore ways non-recyclable materials can be reused or repurposed instead. Continue reading

Lesson plan: How inventions are saving sea turtles

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Students will research different ways to curb poaching of sea turtles and design their own invention to help protect endangered species. Continue reading

Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories

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For the U.S. National Park Service centennial, use these NewsHour Extra classroom resources to teach students about the importance of conservation.
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SeaWorld announces end to killer whale breeding

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SeaWorld announced it will end its orca whale breeding program Thursday following growing controversy and protests over the animals’ captivity in recent years.
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Great Elephant Census underway in Africa

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Conservationists are racing to count all of Africa’s elephants in the continent’s remotest corners as their numbers dwindle. Continue reading

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