Earth's Moon Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean holds a special environmental sample container which holds soil collected during the second moonwalk EVA. Photo courtesy of NASA

If you include Earth’s Moon in your interpretation and environmental education or have wanted to but aren’t sure where to begin, you may want to watch this webinar. It is sponsored by Earth to Sky in partnership with the Lunar and Planetary Institute and NASA’s Lunar Science Institute.

Our partners  worked with informal educators to develop a set of materials and hands-on activities designed for use with youth ages 8-13, and their families. They use food, art, storytelling, and interactive investigations to celebrate our Moon.

The webinar will be archived on this site soon. Meantime, check out the presentation powerpoint and the many associated resources!

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If you are not already a member of the CLEAN network, you may want to consider joining. CLEAN provides a wonderful set of well-reviewed educational resources aimed at classroom educators for Grades 6-16. They’ve just added 80 new resources, so if you have not visited recently you may want to have another look.

This resource alert is courtesy of ETS member Eric Schrading:

For those who have not already seen it, a report recently issued by the Pacific West Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) provides an extensive and useful synthesis of scientific literature from 250 or so documents (including publications as recent as October 2013) related to ongoing and projected changes in climate and effects, as well as information on climate adaptation approaches.