In Akiko’s Busch essay “ Why I count Eels” The author talks about We need an environment so animals can survive and live.
When we consider the issue of citizen science some wonder why is the author watching these Eels, or why do we count birds in Soundview Park. Busch article addresses this question because amateurs help experts gather data which gives them more information.
Given what people in New York and New Jersey are going through with Hurricane Sandy, I thought Youth Voices readers might like to see some writing by third graders in response to Hurricane Gustav a few years ago.
Hurricane Gustav arrived, Labor Day weekend, 2008. Baton Rouge had a lot of wind damage and power loss that lasted for days. There was also some flooding from local rivers rising due to rains.