Ask a Scientist About Our Environment

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Let's ask an expert!  Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History field questions about the environment in an interactive resource. Question topics range from global warming and conservation to endangered species and habitats.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask learners to generate their own lists of questions they would like to have answered about the environment and assign a question for each to research
  • Have individuals keep a list of unfamiliar vocabulary as they read the questions and answers
Classroom Considerations
  • Suitable as a remote learning resource
  • Students require access to devices with internet 
  • Provides links in each question for more in-depth instruction on the topic
  • Uses actual questions submitted by pupils
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