Let’s put the life back into the life sciences. Frogs are one of the most commonly dissected animals in science classrooms today. Fortunately there are hundreds of innovative frog friendly resources that can be used to teach students anatomy without having to sacrifice amphibians. In the video you will learn how you can help save frogs from dissection by converting to more humane and environmentally-friendly 21st century tech learning tools. Continue reading Leap Forward Into A Frog-Friendly Classroom with Nicole Green of Animalearn
In 2016, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana launched its Young Scholars Program, designed to achieve two major goals: (1) improve the resources of less-endowed schools; and (2) provide scholarships to academically gifted but economically disadvantaged children. Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Young Scholars Program
SAVE THE FROGS! is proud to be building wetlands at schools. We are merging conservation and education by building wetlands that will be used for outdoor education. More importantly, we are building wetlands in urban environment. Historically, the majority of humans lived in rural areas where they farmed and hunted regularly. In 1800, only three … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! built a wetland at Garvey Intermediate School in Los Angeles
Dear SAVE THE FROGS! Supporter,
It has been said numerous times that “Our future is our children,” and even with the constant repetition of that saying, the words still ring true. Students and children are the future of this world. We will one day be the grown ups and we will have to make decisions about this world. That is why it is extremely important that the youth are not only are educated, but passionate about the world around us. This not far off future is one that we all need to work together to achieve.
GreenEducate Initiative celebrates the 9th Annual Save The Frogs Day (April 29th, 2017)! GreenEducate is an environmental NGO that uses advocacy and education to create awareness about conserving biodviersity and about the impacts of climate change in Nigeria. This year’s Save The Frogs Day was held at Kingship Academy, which is an elementary school located in Lagos. The children had lots of fun hopping, making frog calls and learning about amphibian conservation and the environment.
Thanks to a grant from the Helen and Allan Ridley Charitable Trust, SAVE THE FROGS! is educating thousands of San Francisco students about the importance of amphibians! Through the highly popular San Francisco Tadpole Headstart Program, which is led by SAVE THE FROGS! and our partner Tree Frog Treks, we have already given dozens of free presentations on amphibian conservation to thousands of San Francisco students. Tree Frog Treks compliments the presentations by bringing live native San Francisco tadpoles into classrooms to teach students about metamorphosis and threats to local frogs. Our goal is to get San Francisco kids excited about frogs and interested in protecting them.
“Michael…thank you. Your passion about frogs and what you are trying to do is infectious and so refreshing. It’s also great for kids to see that scientists are humans with curiosity, not only someone in a lab wearing a white cost. Thanks again for a thoughtful and informative presentation.”
– 3rd Grade Teacher at Lawton School, San Francisco, CA
Would you like to have a wetland at your school? SAVE THE FROGS! is looking for a school within a two-hour drive of Berkeley, California, that would like to have a wetland. The wetland would be designed to help frogs and provide for outdoor education. It would be shallow, less than 18-inches deep in the … Continue reading Would you like to have a wetland at your school?
We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Save The Frogs Day will be held on Friday April 30th, 2010. Save The Frogs Day is an event we conceived and coordinate. The goal of Save The Frogs Day is to raise global awareness of amphibian extinctions, and to get people of all ages actively … Continue reading Save The Frogs Day – April 30th, 2010