The Martius-Spix expedition traveled to the Brazilian rainforest in 1817, leaving a remarkable record for scholars young and old. We are happy to announce the second edition of RTR1 which includes the long-lost Volume 3, The Amazon !
This newspaper article details a study from researchers at North Carolina State University that found a link between climate change education for middle school children and an increased concern for climate problems for their parents.
This is a sequel to a book that Lt. Nores and I wrote eight years ago, WAR IN THE WOODS (Lyons, 2017). http://jamesswan.com/book-war_in_the_woods.html WAR IN THE WOODS has since been optioned for a scripted, dramatic TV show, "Lone Pine," the pilot script for the show was written by the writers of the feature film "Logan."
A press release issued on 9/13/18 outlined the National Science Teachers Association's full position statement on climate change education. You may want to use it in working with teachers, education and community leaders, and the people you work with as evidence of the education profession’s support for and importance of teaching climate change.
BSCS Science Learning--an independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming science education--has released a report that presents guidelines for designing citizen projects with scientific and educational benefits.
Enterprise in Space and Remember the Rainforest, an Eco education project have joined forces to create Earth Science lessons K-12. EIS strongly endorses the preservation, celebration, and renewal of our Earth.
The Secrets of the Forest series was written to offer parents, teachers, scout leaders, and outdoor educators a guide to engage their students in nature at a time when our young ones so desperately need this connection and to win over a new generation of environmental advocates who will look after this world.