Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Block Island in the USA is now powered by the first offshore wind farm in the country.
  • New research shows that being around a pet dog can lower stress levels in children.
  • The Juno spacecraft has taken the closest-ever images of Jupiter.

Curriculum keywords

  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Animals
  • Health
  • Space

Spark a discussion

  • Why is Block Island using wind turbines?
  • How could having a pet dog help you?
  • What will the new images from the spacecraft Juno show us?

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