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climate science mini-series

Climate Science Mini-Series

Preparing educators as leaders in New Jersey’s climate education initiative

Sarah Vella

Newark Teacher Chosen for NJ STEM Fellowship

A math teacher at Discovery Charter School will get to broaden STEM learning opportunities for her students through her work with a fellowship program.

Rachael Safier in the classroom

How One Newark Elementary School Teacher is Benefitting From an Innovative Fellowship Program

October 2021 STEM Fellows meeting

The New Jersey STEM Innovation Fellowship

Bringing outstanding teachers together to explore innovative STEM teaching practices and share what they learn with others

students talk with team in Panama to learn about rainforests

Sparta Middle School Teacher “Phones In” to Talk to Students

Ms. Cara Johnson took a day to get in touch with her students and fill them in on the exciting experiences she was having with PRISM at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in the Panama rainforest.

Massive bird losses should be ‘a rallying call to action’

A new study has concluded that North America’s bird population has shrunk by nearly 3 billion in the past half-century, meaning there are 25 percent fewer birds in the United States and Canada than there were in 1970.

2°C: Beyond the Limit

Extreme climate change has arrived in America

Readorium Success Story

Readorium is a web-based intervention that supports students in grade 3 to 8 as they read nonfiction scientific texts and supplements classroom curricula aligned with NGSS.

Lizard Lifestyles

Many people have incorrect and unpleasant notions of lizards, so I like to show them how really lovely lizards are.


If you are yearning for an unforgettable experience, take a trip to Bhutan!

Predator-Prey Relationships

The relationships between predators and their prey are fundamental to understanding food webs, yet these connections are very difficult to study in detail.

The Panama Canal: A Bit of U.S. History Surrounded by Majestic Rainforest

Walking through the gorgeous rainforest, I had a much more vivid understanding of all of the hardships the men encountered as they tried to dig through the short distance to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as they were building the amazing Panama Canal.