Making the Most of Mud Season

kids outside playing in the mud

 

It’s spring! What does the season call to mind for you? Baby animals? Tulips? Puddle jumping? Green grass? Sneezing?! 

In the vicinity of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Teton Science Schools’ home base, …

Let the Kid Guide

book cover of Let the Kid Guide

With spring break underway in many places and signs of the season popping up around us, families are looking for ways to get outside together. But as many parents know, getting out the door can be the hardest part. …

What Color is Place?

Honoring Dr. Carolyn Finney for International Women’s Day …

“In the case of race and the environment, it’s not just who we imagine has something valuable to say. These assumptions, beliefs, and perceptions can be found in the very foundation of our environmental thinking,

The Beautiful Work of Teaching in the Time of Coronavirus

teacher showing a drawing to her students

In Ron Berger’s noteworthy book, An Ethic of Excellence, the author paints a picture of school culture that invites students to care deeply about the quality of their work. He uses the winsome phrase “beautiful work” to convey the idea that striving for excellence is catching, …

Welcome to the Subnivean Zone!

students learning snow science in the field

Bring the wonders of winter into your teaching with our upcoming virtual snow science workshop. Dig into the foundations of snow science using materials we’ll send you ahead of the workshop and learn ways it can be used to explore and introduce concepts in elementary and secondary science. …