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Teaching Young People about Climate Change

We’re excited to announce the publication of our newest book.  Teaching Young People about Climate Change will be available in February 2018. This 80-page book brings together 20 articles and many activities from Green Teacher magazine to aid any educator in tackling this essential topic with K-8 students. The activities have the capacity to help young people appreciate the energy forms, solar cooking techniques, options for sustainable transportation, and much more.

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Tackling Invasive Species Using Citizen Science

An online network of thousands of students and teachers can extend scientist's otherwise limited research and monitoring efforts

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Creating School Gardens that Last

Wellness policies can help ensure school gardens remain vibrant and vital long into the future

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Let Peter Rabbit Play in the Garden

Using Beatrix Potter to integrate ecological literacy into elementary classrooms

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Where Does the Plastic Go?

Using Socio-Scientific Issues in the classroom to study plastic pollution in the ocean and the physical properties of plastics

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Developing Character through Ancient Wisdom

Use Aboriginal and historical knowledge to develop character and a sense of community among students of all ages

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Risk Assessing Outdoor Areas

Young students learn to assess their own abilities and limitations by playing on an icy snow hill

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Ten Steps to Starting a Nature Preschool

Keen on the idea of starting a nature preschool? Not so fast. These ten suggestions detail what you need to know before moving ahead.

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Embodying Permaculture

Once a buzzword amongst the gardening community, the principles of permaculture are now being applied to early childhood education

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Investigating River Quarrying

Applying the lessons learned from a river in the Philippines to engage 10-15 year olds in learning about water quality and ecological justice at a river near you. By Vincente C. Handa, Aris C. Larroder, Lourdes N. Morano, Deborah J. Tippins, and Susan G. Harper
An excerpt from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.

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New Country, New Home, New Nature

Welcoming immigrants through an intercultural outdoor recreation. By Adrienne Blattel.
An excerpt from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.

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An Outdoor Play and Learn Area

This unique elementary school playground helps kids learn about science and the environment while having fun and keeping active. By Amanda Gebicki and Alison Reilly.
An excerpt from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.

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Hemlock Holmes: Tree Detective

Teach elementary students about trees and their ring patterns by solving environmental science mysteries.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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The Nature-Study Movement

Revisiting this historic movement reinforces the need to encourage all young children integrate art and science when engaging with the natural world
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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Doing Business in Birmingham

This award-winning project leverages technology to help students understand and promote sustainability within the local business community.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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Training the Next Generation of Leaders

The Young Adults Environmental Leadership Program provides youth aged 12 to 18 with training, expertise and guidance in developing and implementing community environmental projects

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