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When is Allergy Season?
Allergies are one of the most common chronic health conditions worldwide. Find out how to get prepared for allergy season.
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Aerial view of Little River estuary in Wells Estuarine Reserve, Maine
What is World Water Day 2021?
Water: it’s essential to life on Earth … and often taken for granted. When was the last time you thought about where water comes from when you turn on the faucet at home? Unfortunately, there are...
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Environmental Activities for Middle Education Month
Happy Middle Education Month! March is the month to celebrate middle level education. What students learn during this formative period has a big impact on their future, including when it comes to...
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2021-2022 NPS-21st CCLC Greening STEM Grants
This grant is now closed. For award announcement and grantee deadlines, please see Timeline below. The National Park Service (NPS) is collaborating with the US Department of Education (ED) and the...
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Saguaro National Park
The Lost Carnivores: Using Greening STEM to Connect Students with Local Public Lands
Saguaro National Park is known for its towering cacti that dot the landscape and its awe-inspiring sunsets. Located in southern Arizona, the park is less than 30 minutes from the nearest major...
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Greening STEM in Action: Teaneck Creek Conservancy video series
Adapting Greening STEM Projects to Fit Our Current Hybrid Learning Reality
In February 2020, teachers at Benjamin Franklin Middle School (BFMS) in Teaneck, New Jersey, launched a Greening STEM implementation project by holding a multi-grade assembly replete with guest...
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Public Health Education in the Era of COVID-19
Dr. Cedrek McFadden talks about COVID-19, the new vaccines, messaging strategies, and how to educate the public on important health issues.
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STEM Activities to Keep Your Students Engaged This Winter
This winter, with several students and teachers still social distance learning, educators need to find unique ways to keep students engaged in their virtual classes and hybrid learning. We gathered...
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La Niña and El Niño
El Niño and La Niña: What’s the Difference?
You have probably heard the terms El Niño and La Niña before but it can be difficult to know the difference between the two. Get a deeper understanding of how these periodic weather patterns have an...
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