This is from a working paper about how climate change could affect agriculture & humanity’s ability to feed itself. The paper is discussed in The New York Times: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/26/feeding-ourselves-on-a-warming-planet/ You can read the paper, to see what you think about it, here: http://ase.tufts.edu/gdae/Pubs/wp/13-01AckermanClimateImpacts.pdf?utm_source=GDAE+Subscribers_campaign=394bfe9c22-WP-13-01_ClimateAgriculture_2_21_13_medium=email
Fingerprint poetry is a great way to start a poetry unit or the beginning of the year. High school or middle school students can really express their individuality. Could blow up a photocopy of the child's finger print and use the lines as guides.