Environmental Literacy and Resource Conservation

Environmental Literacy and Resource Conservation

This week, we are excited to highlight classroom lessons, experiential learning programs, and other resources surrounding the topic of land resource conservation. Our goal is to share tools that will improve student’s understanding of resource conservation and encourage environmental literacy. 

Addressing Climate Change through Environmental Education

Addressing Climate Change through Environmental Education

With climate change at the forefront of everyone’s minds, it’s important to educate students on the impact our society has on the natural environment. This week, we are discussing the importance of environmental education and how green schools can act as a catalyst for a more sustainable future where we can address the effects of climate change and take those learnings outside of the classroom. 

Green Schools and Environmental Education

Green Schools and Environmental Education

Climate change and its impacts are at the center of attention for governments, organizations, and individuals around the world.  Wildfires, drought, rising sea levels, hurricanes, and climate-induced migration are a few of the effects that have brought the climate crisis to our doorstep and raised environmental consciousness to an all-time high. 

The Importance of Teaching about Waste Management

The Importance of Teaching about Waste Management

According to the EPA, the US produced 292.4 million tons of waste in 2018. That’s 4.9 pounds of waste per person per day! Of this, only 32% was either recycled or composted. Where does all this waste go? What is the impact of all this waste building up?  Environmental literacy is all about the relationship between humans and nature. It involves understanding environmental issues and how […]

Environmental Literacy and Waste Management

Environmental Literacy and Waste Management

This week, we are excited to highlight classroom materials, experiential learning programs, and other resources surrounding the topic of waste management! Our goal is to advance environmental literacy by sharing tools that will improve student’s understanding of waste management.