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Lights, Camera, Action!

Using progressive skits to teach food chains to kids of all ages

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Pledging for Change

High school students modify one personal action to help the environment

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Riding the Waves of EBE

Integrated environment-based education offers young students lessons in literacy, social studies, and science

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Training Tomorrows’ Green Leaders

Envirothons engage high school students in learning more about natural resources

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The Human Body as Recycling Machine

Introducing urine nutrient recovery to high school science students from a multidisciplinary perspective

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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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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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Active Students, Passive Solar

A renovated passive solar home in New Zealand serves as a unique backdrop for teaching elementary science and math

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Webinar Announced: Water Quality Monitoring in Outdoor Education

On February 27th, 2014 we will explore water quality monitoring as an educational tool to engage students in learning about water and the local environment.

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Educator’s Summit at Antioch University

What if the 31,820+ middle and high schools in the United States turned their 47-­‐minute classes toward solving air pollution, water shortages and the many other problems associated with climate change?

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Connecting With Bugs

Use children's natural curiosity about insects to ignite a passion for science and the natural world. By John Guyton and Lois Connington.
Read the full article from Green Teacher's Summer 2013 issue.

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Environmental Project Learning

In this integrated “nature immersion” program, students meet all curriculum outcomes through environmental projects that restore school ground habitats and local ecosystems. From "Teaching Green: The Elementary Years."

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Connecting Students with Special Needs to the Environment

Learn how to integrated environmental education into the curriculum in ways that supplement and enrich the learning experiences of students with disabilities.
From "Teaching Green: The High School Years."

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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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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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Two-Eyed Seeing As a Way of Knowing

Two-Eyed Seeing (also known as integrative science, native science, and ecological metissage) is a term describing a way of understanding the world from two cultural perspectives – Western scientific knowledge and native science.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.

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