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Kids Share Their Own Creative Ideas on How to Solve Global Waste Problem

Kids from all over the world submitted their own creative ideas on how they think we should address the global waste problem to a contest facilitated by a Massachusetts-based creative research firm in partnership with the marketing company Latitude. Because current generations are extremely technology-oriented, many of the answers provided by the children reflected brilliant and revolutionary suggestions.

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Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program

The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program (JDS) is a dynamic arts and science curriculum that teaches wetlands and waterfowl conservation to students in kindergarten through high school. The program incorporates scientific and wildlife management principles into a visual arts curriculum, with participants completing a JDS design as their visual “term paper."

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KidTribe and NASA's Space School Musical

KidTribe seeks to keep students moving by creating fun, innovative musical activities. They recently partnered with NASA and developed multiple videos and activities meant to make science fun for kids. The website offers these music videos along with muliple resources for teachers.

For more information on KidTribe, click here.

PBS Learning Media

Date: 
May 8, 2012

PBS Learning Media

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has created PBS Learning Media, a free digital resource library of customizable content for educators.  Once educators have completed the free registration, they will find tens of thousands of free activities available at their fingertips! From math and science activities, to professional development opportunities and webinars, this database gives the user the opportunity to chose the: grade level, subject, media type, resource, state standards, language, etc. to find the activitiies that meet students' specific needs.

PBS Learning Media

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Professional Development

Caine's Arcade

Date: 
April 19, 2012

A 9-year-old boy in Los Angeles builds his own arcade from cardboard and tape.

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