National Zoo and Aquarium Month

National Zoo and Aquarium Month

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month! Celebrate by exploring your local zoo and aquarium, or visit the websites of zoos and aquariums across the country. Many of these sites have a great selection of educational resources, including photographs, videos, facts, lesson plans and...
World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Celebrate this week by teaching your class about the importance of our oceans, the threats they face and how students can take action to help keep them healthy. With these hands-on activities, students will learn more about the plants and animals that reside in...
World Environment Day

World Environment Day

June 5 is World Environment Day! Encourage environmental responsibility in your classroom by helping students understand how they can take an active role in caring for the environment. We have provided some great resources and hands-on activities to help you get started!   Copy-Paper...
International Day for Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity. Celebrate this science holiday by encouraging students to increase their understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Biodiversity is a vital part of ecological services, including everything...
Springtime Science Activities

Springtime Science Activities

Celebrate spring weather with hands-on activities that get students outside and engaged in science-related lessons. From determining the age of a tree to making their own balloon greenhouse, students will learn a variety of environmental science topics using everyday items that can be...
International Migratory Bird Day

International Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on May 10 by teaching your class all about how and why some animals migrate. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of hands-on activities and resources to help students learn what migration is, when animals have to migrate and how they...