Environmental Challenges Facing the World’s Oceans
Ocean School (OS) is a free, state-of-the-art learning experience that provides the next generation of ocean citizens, innovators, and decision makers with the knowledge and tools to investigate and design innovative solutions for the accelerating challenges that face the world’s oceans. Designed for inquiry and collaboration, Ocean School lets students take the lead, ask questions, and build knowledge. OS guides the learner through immersive media using virtual reality, augmented reality, 360-degree cinema, and more to explore and foster a deep engagement with ocean science.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in April.
The Captain Planet Foundation awards ecoSolution Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to support youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Activities must be solution-oriented, project-based, and performed by youth.
REI Co-op National Parks Guide is among the most comprehensive guides to the National Parks System. Covering 50 popular sites—from Acadia National Park, in Maine, to Zion, in Utah—this photo-rich app for iOS and Android devices leads users through every step of their journey, from planning a trip to finding the most scenic trail once they’ve arrived.