How Can We Stop Microplastics?

Our oceans and lakes are beautiful and precious resources, it is important that we do everything we can to preserve them. There are many different ways that contaminants and pollution can get into our waters, and most of them are preventable. One such pollutant is microplastics. Microplastics are a difficult contaminant to remove from water […]

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Environmental Protection Agency and Nature’s Academy: Partners in STEM

Nature’s Academy is excited to announce new technological additions to our programs, made possible through our partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency! Part of the total $97,000 awarded to Nature’s Academy by the EPA has allowed us to purchase new tablets, portable digital microscopes, and water quality probeware and sensors to enhance our outdoor “edventures.” […]

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STEM Focused Field Trips in South Florida

STEM is an acronym associated with a style of teaching in which science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are taught synergistically. In the past, these subjects were only taught separately. Nowadays STEM learning integrates each of these subjects into an amalgamated system with real life experience and applications. Recently, the number of students interested in STEM […]

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Training Opportunity: Explore Hands-on Watershed Education!

Nature’s Academy is excited to invite teachers and community leaders for a hands-on watershed education resource training that would make a great fit for any classroom! The Watershed Game developed by Minnesota Extension introduces students to watershed management, ecology, and policy, all in board game format. By not using acronyms, PowerPoints, or industry jargon, the […]

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5 Parks you should Visit in Florida

STEM education is growing more and more popular in the field of education. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics compose this newfangled, modern way of learning. The goals of STEM education are to increase the number of students who are likely to pursue advanced degrees in a STEM field, diversify the STEM-capable workforce, and to increase […]

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