Happy Friday! Looking for a way to relax and rewind this weekend? How about making your own bath bombs for bathtime! This recipe is adapted from "The Plastic Problem" by Aubre Andrus. You will need...

The next time you are ready to recycle cardboard, set some aside to build your own cloud spotter! Have you ever noticed that clouds don't always look the same? This is because there are different classifications for clouds. The three main categories are cumulus, stratus, and...

Jessica Harris, Author of Bernie's Escape from Ong Island, spoke at the ERCOT Market Summit in Austin, Texas. She moderated a panel on Off-Grid Capable Homes and Microgrids for Resilience in Texas. This summit has 85 expert speakers with 21 content-packed sessions. [video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://jessicaharrisbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Bernie-ERCOT.mp4"][/video]   Topics...

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year my Valentine is to our readers! Thank you for supporting my efforts to educate about plastic pollution & how to protect the environment!! -Jessica Harris, Author of Bernie’s Escape from Ong Island Enjoy some Valentine’s Day-themed jokes! ...

Today is International Day of Women & Girls in Science. This holiday signifies the importance of advocating for equality in science for women. The International Day of Women and Girls in Science was implemented by the United National Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and...

Deforestation is when trees in the forest get removed so that the land/timber can be used for something else. This can happen for causes like farming, agriculture, food production, timber and fuel, and to grow crops. The effects of deforestation are very impactful on the environment....

Here are a couple of Bernie & Sammy's favorite ways to teach children about sustainability!  Visit and help at a local farm Grow your own fruits and vegetables Go on a "green walk" and pick up litter Make homemade laundry and cleaning products Experiment with...

Happy Wednesday! Did you know that as many as 30 to 50 percent of all species are possibly heading toward extinction by mid-century? What about the fact that scientists say the world is in the middle of its sixth extinction phase? One Planet One Future has...

Happy New Year! Is it crazy that 2022 is in 3 days?!   Bernie and Sammy hope that you had a wonderful 2021 & a safe New Years' Eve celebration.   To ring in the New Year, Bernie filled out a "My Year in Review" worksheet! Check out Bernie's...

Did you know every week Merriam-Webster releases weekly vocabulary words for kids? Here are the words published on December 7th. Their weekly vocabulary lists are for kids ages 8-12. The list features words frequently encountered in age-appropriate books. A good vocabulary is one of the strongest predictors...