5 Ways Costa Ricans Are Saving the Planet

Costa Rica is proud to be one of the world leaders in sustainability. It’s more than a movement there; it’s a way of life.  There are several protected wilderness areas ...

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Celebrate Earth Day With These Neat Nature Facts

Earth Day is April 22, and to celebrate, we’ve put together some fun and fascinating facts from some of our top science-focused destinations. Share them with your students, and for ...

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New Classroom Content – 2019 ACIS STEM Calendar

Bring the science classroom around the world with the 2019 ACIS STEM Calendar! We’ve created a resource just for science teachers who want to expose their students to a wide range ...

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New ACIS Destination Video: Costa Rica

In 2018, Costa Rican officials announced their intention to be Carbon Neutral by the country’s bicentennial in 2021. With more visitors than ever, it’s an impressive goal, but part of ...

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Student Spotlight: Nick’s Costa Rican Adventure

We’re shining a spotlight on Nick, who recently returned from an ACIS trip to Costa Rica. What did he think about his adventure abroad? Find out in this exclusive interview! ...

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7 Fun Facts About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America you may be familiar with due to its bustling tourism scene and picturesque views. Sitting between Panama and Nicaragua, the Pacific ...

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educational tours to costa rica

Tour Manager Spotlight: Herson Guevera – Costa Rica

Get to know our tour managers, well-traveled and fascinating individuals who make your ACIS educational tour truly unique and unforgettable. Today we’re happy to introduce you to Herson Guevera from ...

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Costa Rica Travel Journal - ACIS Global Conference Review

Costa Rica Travel Journal – ACIS Global Conference Review

Erin Maliszewski, aka Rudey, is a French teacher, ACIS Group Leader and write (not necessarily in that order) who lives in Chicago. She wrote this recap of her experience on ...

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acis americas video

VIDEO: ACIS Americas – Travel Changes Lives

  Central and South America present a myriad of opportunities for teachers looking to expose their students to all the Americas have to offer. Whether it’s exposure to Spanish-Speaking cultures, ...

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gallo pinto Recipe of the Week

Gallo Pinto – Recipe of the Week

This week’s recipe takes us to Costa Rica for a staple of ‘Tico’ cuisine: Gallo Pinto. Literally translating from Spanish to “spotted rooster”, the multi-colored mosaic of rice and beans ...

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