Before heading out to sea, Science Diarist Jules Jaffe does a final test of an instrument designed to reveal some of the mysteries of the deep ocean. Play Audio
-- Aug 29, 2014
Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter
National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.
DEFINITION: Physically harmful or destructive to living beings
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Supporters say a statewide bag ban is needed to wipe out a particularly noxious form of litter that kills marine life in the Pacific Ocean and costs Californians $25 million a year to collect and bury.
The San Jose Mercury-News -- 08/25/2014
Throughout this school year, PARADE Classroom will be targeting up to six features that provide poignant life lessons for high school students. Be sure to check them out!