High school students modify one personal action to help the environment
Posts tagged ‘Sustainability’
After a number of educators shared their videos of innovative learning strategies with us, we posted our first set for anyone to freely view.
You will find within them practical ideas such as using GoogleEarth for an invasive plant survey, or of schools that take students on weekly field trips to enhance their personal development and sustainability more generally. Learn how to prepare waste free lunches and to build comfy bug houses.
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Contemporary education ignores the future but sustainability education requires it. Here’s a compelling rationale and some activities that will help young people think more critically and creatively about the future.
AN EXCERPT FROM GREEN TEACHER'S SPRING 2013 ISSUE.
Students at a specialized senior science and math high school in Australia enjoy an interdisciplinary curriculum, within a new building where more than half of the floor spaces is comprised of open-concept Learning Commons. The authors describe in detail the sustainable gardens project that asks students to consider local conditions in choosing their design and which flora and fauna to include. Includes a rubric which can be applied to similar projects elsewhere.
Creative and critical-thinking activities for engaging teenagers in "humanity’s 21st century group project"—sustainable design. Students learn about sustainability in the production and consumption of material goods, and apply their knowledge to design sustainable products.