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View Resource The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: BirdSleuth K-12: Free Webinars for Educators

Formal and informal educators intrigued by all things avian may enjoy this series of free webinars offered by BirdSleuth, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's K-12 education program. Every month, BirdSleuth offers two sessions for a new live webinar on a different educational topic. Examples of upcoming topics include "Building a Birding/Nature Club," "Designing Bird Study Experiments," and...

View Resource Voting Viva Voce: Unlocking the Social Logic of Past Politics

Today, the act of voting is a largely secretive affair in the US, with booths and ballot machines protecting voters' privacy. This was not always the case--voting used to be "conducted in the open before interested spectators," and in some states, votes were cast viva voce, or by voice. This type of voting is key in Voting Viva Voce: Unlocking the Social Logic of Past Politics, a project examining...

View Resource Nature's Notebook

Nature's Notebook is a fun and educational citizen science project focused on phenology throughout the United States. Here, nature lovers of all ages can contribute to science by observing the seasonal life-cycles of plants and wildlife. Visitors to Nature's Notebook will find educational resources for all grade levels (including lesson plans, activities, and archived presentations), help for...

View Resource ArtCurious Podcast

A background in art history (or even an interest in it) is not required to enjoy ArtCurious, a podcast that tells stories of "the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in art history." Launched in 2016, ArtCurious is written, produced, and hosted by Jennifer Dasal, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Visitors to ArtCurious will find (as of...

View Resource Native Report: Resources for Teachers

Teachers looking to incorporate contemporary Native American culture into their curriculum may be interested in this collection of lesson plans from Native Report, a Duluth-Superior PBS production that celebrates Native American culture and converses with Native American leaders. As of this writing, Native Report's teaching resources contain more than thirty lesson plans, with six new lessons...