Four teachers share their experiences from students’ GreenWorks! projects to help pollinators with native plant gardens, a bee keeping operation, and constructing bat houses.
The awards acknowledge students, teachers, and administrators who reduce their school’s environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and incorporate effective sustainability education.
An African-American grandmother interweaves stories of her family’s ancestry and culture as she shows her granddaughter how to weave a traditional Gullah basket.
Chanda Cooper, Education Coordinator, Richmond Soil and Water Conservation District, Columbia, South Carolina Chanda frequently uses PLT activities to teach more than 2,000 K–12 students …
Students across the country will “learn by doing” through a variety of projects they help design and implement to conserve and improve the environment.
David Shelley works to improve the understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of forests and rivers as the education coordinator at Congaree National Park, Hopkins, South Carolina.
Victoria Pasco teaches at the Science Discovery Center at Catawba Trail Elementary School in Elgin, South Carolina, and has used PLT resources since the 1980s.
Matthew (Matt) Schnabel, a science teacher at White Knoll High School in Lexington, South Carolina, uses PLT to teach AP Environmental Science and other courses.
Exploring Mars while recycling on Earth, composting in the classroom, creating a wildlife garden. These are some highlights from service-learning projects funded by GreenWorks! grants.
Cynthia is Assistant Professor and Elementary Education Coordinator at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. She is one of the state’s most active PLT facilitators.