Below are just a selection of amazing stories our educators have shared with us. From citizen science, habitat improvements, bird investigations, and more, discover what incredible educators like you are doing around the world. Want to share your story? Send us an email for a chance to be highlighted on our website.
- The Start of an Urban Garden and a Lifetime of Citizen Science
Thanks to a grant from Alaska Fertilizer and The Cornell Lab students in Yonkers, NY built a garden to learn about the natural world.
- Student-led projects in Local Watershed Health
Students in Holly Hereau’s AP Environmental class are helping to increase biodiversity and watershed health near their school.
- Student-Led Pollinator Garden Project
Junior high students at Washington STEAM Magnet Academy studied native plants and animals of Pasadena as part of an ongoing native pollinator garden project.
- Outdoor Learning For All
Lincoln Elementary School in Madison, WI, hopes to strengthen local communities and foster pride by providing their families, students, and teachers with access to outdoor learning activities.
- Mount Arlington School’s Robotics Team Save the Bats
Students from Mountain Arlington, NJ went head to head with opponent teams in the First Lego League Robotics program.
- Maumee Valley SOLVE’s Bird Strikes
Maumee Valley Country Day School students are working hard to find ways to reduce window bird strikes on their new building.
- Manatee Bay Elementary Saves the American Kestrel
Thanks to a $1,000 grant, students from Manatee Bay Elementary’s Kestrel program were able to monitor the American Kestrel throughout the state of Florida.
- Get Out and Play Today
Students in the After-School Program at The German American School of Portland are learning about ecosystems to find ways they can make a positive impact.
- Full STEM Ahead For Urban NestWatch!
AP Environmental Science students at Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in Queens, NY are helping house wrens survive. Read about their project to help house wrens thrive.
- Food Sovereignty and Environmental Stewardship in Coffman Cove, Alaska
In an area where 95% of food is imported, the community Coffman Cove, Alaska, got together to use their empty spaces for a greater purpose.
- Engaging with the Natural World to Help Migratory Birds
Charles W. Henry School in Philadelphia has a mission to increase the size of its pollinator-friendly growing space and bird habitat.
- Detectives de Aves
San Vito Bird Club in Belize sponsored the Lab’s innovative education program, ‘Detectives de Aves’, in 16 schools reaching over 500 students.