Category: Science and Nature-Environmental Conservation & Protection

Saving American Beach

Summary AASL Standards Framework for Learners: Inquire/Think I.A.1 Learners display curiosity and initiative by formulating questions about a personal interest or a curricular topic. What would compel you to give up everything and fight for justice? For opera singer MaVynee Betsch, it was saving… Continue Reading “Saving American Beach”

All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff by Meghan McCarthy

Summary What would you do if you had to get rid of 3,186 tons of trash? This was a problem that Lowell Harrelson thought he could handle. He rented a barge, loaded it with trash from New York City and Long Island, and shipped… Continue Reading “All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff by Meghan McCarthy”

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