Climate Change

Hi Everyone, This morning we had a tour of the BPL’s Regions & Seasons, Mapping Climate Through History exhibit. The maps in the collection range from the 15th to 19th century, and are based on themes, like temperature, agriculture, oceans, climate zones, and beautiful antique maps of the seasons and the winds (see above). There were also…

Water Is Life

Hi Everyone, Today’s topic was water – what does water mean to us? How do we use it? How often? How do things like pollution, human consumption, and climate change affect water? What about global access to water? Does anyone even care?? We started off looking at some facts around water usage and some of us…

Earth Day

Hi Everyone,   Today, April 22nd, we take time to celebrate and honor our Earth! There are lots of activities taking place all over Boston and all over the world today to show how we need to protect and preserve our natural resources, before it’s too late. We started today’s class with a discussion about the…