Polar Bear Toolkit: This time of year students often think about artic animals, and this toolkit could be a huge help. The polar bear resource guide is designed to give you all the information you need to teach your students about polar bears and climate change. The guide provides fun polar bear facts, why they matter, what threats they face, what WWF is doing to help polar bears and the Arctic, and what kids can do. Check it out.
Penguins Marching Through Your Classroom: Are you learning about penguins this winter? Check out the cool resources and projects about Adelie Penguins, which only exist in Antarctica. There are lots of resources for teachers, plus citizen science projects, ask a scientist opportunities, the Postcard Project, the Flag Project, and much more! Learn more.
Nutrient Cycling and the Serengeti: A key dilemma in studying ecology is how plants can obtain nutrients when they are relatively immobile. In this new nutrient cycling card activity that accompanies HHMI Biointeractive's newest short film, see how Serengeti plants obtain the macronutrients carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus from decomposition by soil microbes and inorganic reservoirs.