As We Go Greener, America’s Air is Getting Cleaner

As We Go Greener, America’s Air is Getting Cleaner

Good news: the air quality in America is improving! Levels of nitrogen dioxide have decreased in several major U.S. cities thanks to curbed power plant emissions. Earth Science Week is October 12-18, 2014 and this science holiday is a great time to teach your students about the importance...
For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

Reading isn’t just for English class any more. Cover Common Core standards in the STEM classroom with non-fiction book selections that bring scientists and their research to life. See a collection of resources...
PBS & STEM: 2 Great Things in 1

PBS & STEM: 2 Great Things in 1

Looking for ways to promote STEM education in your classroom? PBS has got you covered. The network features several award-winning programs with a focus on STEM that are every bit as engaging as they are...
Keep Your Cool as You Go Back to School!

Keep Your Cool as You Go Back to School!

Another school year’s right around the corner!  Are you ready for it? Check out these tips from expert educators on classroom setup, rules and routines, discipline, working with parents, and more. Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran teacher, we’ve got the strategies and pointers...
National Water Quality Month

National Water Quality Month

Did you know that less than 1% of all the water on Earth is usable by humans? If all of the world’s water fit into a bucket, only one teaspoonful would be drinkable. So what gives with the rest of the water? And what can we do to help make it pure? Read these articles to see how you can...
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...