CONNECTING KIDS TO THE NATURAL WORLD.
TIED TO STANDARDS. LOCAL. RELEVANT. REAL.
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The core of EcoExpress lies in real world stories about everyday people who are taking on environmental challenges by getting involved. Engaging, inspiring, and anchored in PA's Environment and Ecology standards to bring Classroom Subjects to life. Learn More >>
New Feature: Climate Connections!
The verdict is in: the climate is changing and though we may not realize it, the impacts are already affecting our everyday lives. Learn more >>
Here in the Northeastern U.S., we've seen a 74% increase in heavy rainfall events from 1958 to 2011. Think about that number: SEVENTY-FOUR PERCENT! That's a heck of a change! These severe storms affect our health and safety, water supplies, food systems, and infrastructure -- not to mention the living ecosystems upon which we rely.
Climate Change Education is critical to our future, and we're pleased to be a partner in a multi-city effort supported by the National Science Foundation and headed up locally by the Franklin Institute to explore innovative ways to start the conversation.