Combining Language Arts and Local Ecology
Archbold's The Scrub Blog (link here), updated weekly, includes over 200 short articles (~500 words) written by Archbold staff. Topics include science, conservation, environmental education, history, and art.
While learning about the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades, student can also practice their Language Arts skills.
Worksheets, correlating to Florida's Language Arts standards are available for download:
200+ articles can be overwhelming,
so we've selected three of our favorites below.
Hope on the Horizon for Florida Grasshopper Sparrows
By Rebecca Windsor
"With headlamps adorned, the biologists brave the clouds of mosquitoes and the soggy prairie landscape to study a rare bird endemic to Florida..."