Teaching overview

Learning points

  • A new study shows that light pollution on Earth is increasing, which could have a negative impact on humans, nocturnal animals and the environment.
  • A skeleton of an extinct Steller’s sea cow has been discovered on the Commander Islands off the coast of Russia.
  • A mission to test different ways of cleaning up space junk is preparing to launch.

Curriculum keywords

  • Earth
  • Animals
  • Space
  • Pollution

Spark a discussion

  • Why is light pollution a problem?
  • What has been unearthed on the Commander Islands?
  • What is space junk and why is it dangerous?

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