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  • EarthEcho Fall, Food, and Field Trips

    As the holiday season approaches, much of the focus in homes and classrooms across the country will be on food. This month we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving, which is hands down my favorite holiday. I love that Thanksgiving is a day completely dedicated to family, friends, and food. Oh, the food! It’s the perfect time of year to discuss how we are connected to the food we eat and how that food is connected to our environment. Where does the food on your…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Farming from Coast to Coast

    Thursday, December 18th, 1pm EST Just in time for the holiday season, join EarthEcho International on a virtual field trip as we delve deeper into food and the water issues surrounding its production. We’ll be exploring the difference in farming practices in areas with varying water availability.    This virtual field trip will focus on the roles of water in earth’s surface processes.  Sign up here to receive updates and information as…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Managing Stormwater with DC Water

    Prerecorded On November 19th Join EarthEcho International and DC Water for a truly behind-the-scenes look at how the nation’s capital is combatting its storm and wastewater pollution problems. Engineer James Wonneberg will take you 100 feet underground to explore Washington, DC’s new stormwater tunnels: over 13 miles of massive tunnels that hold and treat storm and wastewater before it pollutes local waterways. From there, engineer Bethany Bezak will take…

  • Google “My Maps” Training

    Google "My Maps" Training Prerecorded During the training we utilize this Downloadable Data Set and a Collaborative Map. Maps are a powerful way to visualize data. From tracking trash & debris during a clean-up to documenting how far students travel to school or depicting pollution issues across the globe, the possibilities are endless. In EarthEcho’s “Rain Check” Action Guide we utilize Google’s “My Maps” tool to…

  • EarthEcho International Praises Expanded Marine National Monument

    EarthEcho International Praises Expanded Marine National Monument Washington, D.C. (September 25, 2014) – EarthEcho International today praised President Obama for protecting ocean ecosystems by using the Antiquities Act to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument—an undisturbed island and atoll chain located 1,000 miles southwest of Hawaii and now the largest marine protected area in the world. “This  expansion of the Remote…