Tag Archives: Philippe Cousteau

Here’s Your Chance to Participate in The Big CleanUp

Join Discovery Education and EarthEcho International for a free webinar featuring Philippe Cousteau and his guests on Thursday, June 7th at 12 pm CT. This special, free event kicks off The Big CleanUp, a summer-long contest where your students will learn how plastic affects our waterways and how they can take action to protect our oceans. The contest, launched by EarthEcho International, TerraCycle and One World One Ocean, challenges students to remove plastic from the waste stream and earn money for their school. Prizes include a school visit from Philippe Cousteau and others, film passes + more.

Adventure to the Arctic Circle Webinar from Discovery Education

Arctic Circle photo from NASA

Explore the Arctic with your students in a free LIVE webinar with ocean specialist Philippe Cousteau and Dr. Eduard Sarukhanian! Cousteau will be presenting live from Discovery’s World Headquarters near Washington, D.C., and Sarukhanian will be calling in from Geneva, Switzerland.

Adventure to the Arctic Circle, the Earth’s Air Conditioner on Thursday takes place Thursday, June 2, 2011, 1 pm ET / 12 pm CT

You and your middle school students (grades 5-10 are invited to participate) can to join Cousteau and Sarukhanian, an expert from the World Meteorological Organization, to explore the role the Arctic plays in regulating our global climate system and the changes taking place in the region’s waters. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and will walk away with a better understanding of the role the Arctic plays in their daily lives, and what they can do to make a difference.

Join Discovery Education for this LIVE Siemens STEM Academy classroom webinar – register today! Also, don’t forget to check out the rest of the Siemens STEM Academy site, where you’ll find a calendar of upcoming webinars, blogs, and other STEM resources.

Spotlight on the Gulf Spill with Philippe Cousteau Web Event

Register your class to attend an online event about the Gulf Oil Spill.

Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes you and your students to the Gulf through pictures and stories from his recent trip to evaluate the effects of the Gulf Oil Spill.

During the webinar, Cousteau will discuss the effects on regional wildlife and ecosystems as well as focus on how the oil spill will affect us now and into the future.

Spotlight on the Gulf Spill, How it Affects Us Now and in the Future: Questions, Answers and More Uncertainty takes place Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 12 PM CT/ 1 PM ET.