Environment

Earth Day at Home

Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This year’s theme is climate action. What has changed in the past 50 years? Need ideas for celebrating Earth Day at home? Find suggestions in: #EARTHDAYATHOME: Environmental actions to do at home #EarthDayAtHome with NASA 50 Earth Day Activities for Kids Climate Kids Earth Day Activities for… Read more

Endangered Species

April 22nd is Earth Day. The focus this year is Protect Our Species. Did you know that 1 in 8 of the world’s bird species are threatened with extinction? Click here for more facts about global species loss. For more information, download Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Species Primer and Action Toolkit. The Earth Day… Read more

International Youth Day and Sustainability

Today is International Youth Day. This year’s theme is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. It focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development through sustainable consumption and production. To test  your knowledge of some sustainability topics, try out one of… Read more

Helping Children Succeed

Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why is a new book by Paul Tough. The book explores what growing up in poverty does to children’s mental and physical development, how adversity at home affects success in the classroom from preschool to high school, and what practical steps adults — from parents and teachers to policy… Read more