Focus on Risk

Focus on Risk explores environmental and human health risks that we encounter every day. Through hands-on lessons, students analyze risk assessment, communication, perception, and management.

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Municipal Solid Waste

Through hands-on experiences, high school students discuss waste management strategies and solutions and learn about the interrelationships of natural resource use, waste generation and disposal.


Tree Planting Tips

Ready, set, plant! Tree planting tips for your class, community group, or family to use when planting trees.

Outstanding Educator
Deanna Kinziger

Deanna Kinziger teaches ecology and other sciences at Lewiston High School in Idaho, as well as two dual-credit courses with Lewis-Clark State College.

Outstanding Educator
Michael Sustin

Michael (Mike) Sustin teaches environmental science and chemistry at West Geauga High School in Chesterland, Ohio, and has traveled to the Arctic as a fellow.

Student Sustainability Group Leads Reforestation Effort

“Students for Sustainability” are working to reduce the carbon footprint of their high school and community in Washington State. In a relatively short amount of time, they’ve already revitalized local reforestation efforts.

Outstanding Educator
Michael Hotz

Michael Hotz is a science teacher at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas, who focuses on environmental education and leads his school’s Green Team.