nuSTEM Newsletter 41 – UN Sustainability Goals: Climate Action, Life Below Water, Life on Land

Welcome to Newsletter 41!
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Welcome back! For the next 6 weeks, we’ll be discussing the 17 UN Goals aimed to achieve global prosperity and peace by the year 2030.

In our newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find a Northeastern connection – something Northeastern is doing related to that field. This week’s topic: UN Sustainability Goals – Climate Action, Life Below Water, Life on Land. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.

Resource Highlight

Learn more about this week’s UN goals by digging a little deeper into their website!

Communications materials - United Nations Sustainable Development

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Web Resources for K-12 Students and Parents

In addition to the resource highlight above, which is tied directly to the Newsletter topic, we will also highlight two new web resources each week.

  • NASA – Climate Time Machine
    Visualization of Earth's key climatic indicators over time | American Geosciences Institute
    NASA’s Climate Time Machine is a part of their Global Climate Change Website. This interactive site allows you to see how Earth’s sea ice, sea level, carbon dioxide, and global temperature are changing over time.
  • NASA – Climate Kids
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    Climate Kids is informative site that teaches you everything you need to know about climate change. From answering the question, “What is climate change?”, to going into detail how the weather & climate, atmosphere, water, energy, and plants & animal are being impacted. They also offer fun games and other activities to make learning about climate change fun.

K-12 Student Engagement (2021-2022)

Number of students directly interacted with with program efforts in AY 2021-22 (Sept ’21 – July ’22):

951

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