EcoHealth: Spring Issue
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, we thank you for your dedication to educating and inspiring the next generation of scientists.
Next school year may bring many uncertainties, but one thing is certain: EcoHealth is ready to engage your students in STEAM for FREE!
Learn fascinating mosquito facts and control basics through interactive presentations
Solve a vector-borne disease mystery before time expires in our Virtual Escape Rooms
Provide hands-on science activities through our citizen science programs and post scientific evidence to our online Virtual Lab
Discover exciting careers in STEM through career workshops
Our FREE curriculum offers virtual, in-person, and hybrid CA NGSS-aligned lessons and activities. Visit www.vectoreducation.org for more information. Book us, relax, and learn something new along with your students!
Celebrate International Biodiversity Day this May 22 with these lessons and phenomena:
Why is Biodiversity So Important?
What makes one ecosystem strong and another weak in the face of change? Kim Preshoff of TedEd details why the answer, to a large extent, is biodiversity. Click here to watch.
Spiky, Hairy, Shiny: Insects of L.A. Online Exhibition
Explore the insects living in our own neighborhoods. Click here to watch.
“Let’s Grow An Air Pollution Garden Together”
Class Project Idea: Grow beans as a class to learn about ozone damage. Click here to watch.
Eavesdropping on Nature Gives Clues to Biodiversity
This scientist at the University of Puerto Rico is trying to track how animal populations are affected by a world that's under increasing pressure from human activities. NPR audio clip featured on All Things Considered.
Request FREE CA NGSS-aligned booklets or print select handouts for students grades K - 2 covering biodiversity, mosquitoes, and more. Click here to watch.
What is Biodiversity?
In this video from SciTech Now, Dr. Shahid Naeem explains what constitutes true diversity in nature. PBS lesson for grades 6 – 12. Click here to watch.