A successful service-learning project is more than just volunteering—it involves students applying knowledge and skills to make a difference in their communities.
A new volunteer program at Long Island Children’s Museum trains teens to become museum educators. The volunteers develop interactive nature and science programming for children and adults.
Students restore an area near the Little Susitna River in Alaska to help prevent the area from becoming threatened.
An elementary teacher from Arkansas shares what she’s learned from implementing a schoolyard habitat project. Organizing a committee, engaging volunteers, and publicizing the effort have all contributed to their success.
Litter is a pandemic problem on the island of St. Croix, so local high school students organized a series of “Service Saturdays” to combine a litter clean-up with environmental activities.
A 5th grade teacher in rural Minnesota uses a local forest as a teaching resource. He also engages parents and the entire school in environmental learning.
High school students in Salt Lake City, Utah, made their own biodiesel fuel from used vegetable oil for our school bus to reduce CO2 emissions.
A teacher shares her story about how hands-on activities used inside and outside the classroom can help students gain knowledge and an appreciation for the environment.