When Jadav Payeng was a little boy, he noticed the impact the rainy season had on his island. The heavy rains washed away soil and vegetation, leaving animals without shelter or food. It worried Payeng to find dead animals after a storm. He was… Continue Reading “The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng by Sophia Gholz and Kayla Harren”
Read how Farmer Tantoh brought clean water to his village by using skills learned from his personal interests.
Look at the Weather by Britta Teckentrup compels readers to wonder about the weather. This lesson idea guides learners in a contemplative art exercise that supports the standards.
Summary Are you planning a STEAM challenge? Does it involve design and construction? If so, read Wild Buildings and Bridges: Architecture Inspired by Nature. In this book, author Etta Kaner explains how nature influences design. She pulls on her experience as a classroom teacher to deliver… Continue Reading “Wild Buildings and Bridges: Architecture Inspired by Nature by Etta Kaner”
Summary Think of a time when your whole being fully appreciated nature. What did you see? What did you hear? In Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet, we see incredible images of our beautiful home. Gorgeous photos of plants, animals and landscapes… Continue Reading “Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet by April Pulley Sayre”