Are you a teacher looking for ways to make science lessons more meaningful and engaging for your students?
Do you want to connect with their interests and backgrounds through culturally relevant teaching methods? Would you like to equip them with the knowledge and skills to tackle real-world problems related to the environment and society? If you’re not sure where to start, we can help you explore some effective strategies for achieving these goals in your classroom.
Monarch Mystery uses the story of Violeta, a young girl from a migrant community in central Washington, to educate students about natural phenomena and their cultural connections to the environment, encouraging them to take action projects to support biodiversity in their community.
Breathing Easier educates upper elementary school students about local air quality issues, causes and impacts of air pollution on communities, and encourages them to take action to improve community health.
Zombie Guacamole teaches upper elementary school students about decomposition, energy cycling in ecosystems, and reducing waste at home and school through a hands-on “Race to Decomposition” game and encourages environmental action in their school community.