Thirty-two percent of the plastics produced each year flow into our oceans. Here are a few ways you can encourage your students to reflect on how much plastic they use and how they can reduce their plastic consumption to protect the environment.
A GreenWorks! grant to Coles Elementary in Virginia sparked science learning across all grades as students investigated a soil erosion problem on their school grounds.
As the leader of the Green Team at my high school, I’m proud of the collaborative efforts of over 100 students, the principal, and volunteers.
Give “reduce, reuse, recycle” a whole new meaning by incorporating this concept into many subject areas. Many of these hands-on project ideas can be adapted for any grade.
Our outdoor classroom includes seating for 24 students, as well as bird feeders, bird baths, and native plants that provide food and shelter for wildlife.
Learn how this student got her school principal to agree to starting a GreenSchools program, and what she is doing to motivate teachers and students.
Tips for involving students in a green schools program from teachers at Two Rivers Magnet Middle School in East Hartford, CT.
Ready, set, plant! Tree planting tips for your class, community group, or family to use when planting trees.
Available online and in print, this poster provides ideas to reduce your school’s environmental footprint based on five areas covered by the PLT GreenSchools Investigations.
What does the recycling symbol represent? If you answered, “reduce, reuse, recycle”, that is incorrect! Read on for more recycling myths busted…