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5 Kid-Friendly Ideas for Teaching Climate Change in Elementary Grades

At PopEd, we often work with elementary educators who would like to teach issues surrounding climate change, but worry that… Read more »

Why Climate Change Is Really About Social Justice

What is Climate Justice? Climate change is often framed in a way that emphasizes environmental impacts, but the reality is… Read more »

Try This, Not That: Writing a Problem Question for Science Fair

Science fair can be an engaging and exciting chance for students to do some actual experiments and use the Scientific… Read more »

Focus on Climate Change – This Month’s PopEd Theme

At PopEd, we want to help equip your students, the future generation of leaders and voters, tackle the issue of… Read more »

4 Examples of Carrying Capacity: When a Population Hits Its Limit

We previously learned that carrying capacity, or the maximum number of individuals that an environment can sustain over time without… Read more »

4 Eco-Projects with a Purpose that are Great for Elementary Students

We all know project-based learning has immense benefits for elementary students – it combines basic skills with higher order thinking… Read more »

What’s Normal: How Scientists Calculate Background Extinction Rate

You may be aware of the ominous term “The Sixth Extinction,” used widely by biologists and popularized in the eponymous… Read more »

An Interview with April Flood, Most Valuable Trainer 2018

Congratulations to April Flood for being this year’s Most Valuable Trainer! April has been working with PopEd to spread the… Read more »

Earth’s Carrying Capacity Has Increased Over Time: Here’s How

Earth’s carrying capacity, the number of humans our planet can support, has been long debated and there is no clear… Read more »

Real-world sustainable solutions: Preserving biodiversity, sustainable resource use, and protecting human rights

As our world continues to develop, the challenges we face become increasingly complex and interconnected. The World of 7 Billion… Read more »