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
We are pleased to announce an upcoming SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar featuring amphibian biologist Victor Acosta Chaves discussing “The Amphibians of Costa Rica: Diversity & Threats”. This free online presentation will feature amazing photos of Costa Rica’s amphibians and an abundance of information on their ecology, the threats they face, and ways to save them. Continue reading Amphibians of Costa Rica: Diversity & Threats
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
Environmental education is the basis of all environmental conservation. SAVE THE FROGS! is proud to lead the way educating teachers and students about amphibians. We provide teachers with educational materials, ideas and inspiration so that any teacher, regardless of their area of expertise, can incorporate amphibian education into their curriculum. “My 3rd grade has been studying … Continue reading Teachers For Frogs
SAVE THE FROGS! leads ecotours to the most amazing amphibian habitats on the planet. Get notified whenever we announce new ecotours: sign up here for Ecotour Notifications. Are you ready to join an ecotour? If so, please complete the Ecotour Expression of Interest Form and we will help you get registered! We look forward to … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours
In an effort to make SAVE THE FROGS! Memberships available to all amphibian enthusiasts, we are pleased to offer 50% discounts to full-time students and teachers, and employees of environmental nonprofits. If you meet those criteria and require such financial assistance, while still wanting to financially support our efforts by paying 50% of the standard membership amount, please complete the application below and we will be in touch with you within 14 days.
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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.
Chloe, Ellie, Vincent, and Jason are four ambitious and environmentally conscientious fifth graders from Wyoming Valley Montessori School. These students found a fun, creative way to raise funds for amphibian conservation in their local community in the spirit of Save The Frogs Day. They held an after-school bake sale and lemonade stand and raised $153! … Continue reading Save The Frogs Day 2017 in Kingston, Pennsylvania
There is no time like spring in the Midwest United States. It’s a time of transition. The first sign of spring is the carpeting of wildflowers on the forest floor and the chorus of spring peeper frogs. My favorite childhood hobby was exploring the marshy environments of Southern Indiana and getting to witness the metamorphosis of frogs. I watched the mass of jelly eggs change into squirmy tadpoles before becoming four-legged jumping amphibians. Frogs gave me my first tangible experience of studying biology and got me hooked. I’ve prepared this article to give students ideas on how they can use the SAVE THE FROGS! website to incorporate amphibian conservation into their assignments and improve the quality of their completed projects.
Ambystoma maculatum from Bloomington, IN photo by Colette Ciresi
SAVE THE FROGS! has compiled a list of books that amphibian enthusiasts will enjoy and learn from. All of these books are available on Amazon. Order a few today, for yourself or as gifts! Continue reading Book Recommendations For Frog Lovers