Climate change and global warming is being felt across the globe, and water scarcity is becoming a serious problem which all of us needs to be aware of. We can help in finding ways or solutions to save our water supply and decrease its demand in the future.
Rainwater harvesting in household and business establishments has a lot of benefits and usage not only to economy but to the environment.
This free checklist of 12 simple priority actions from the Center for Green Schools will help make your school healthy, efficient, comfortable, and environmentally responsible. Each checklist includes first steps to getting started, resources to support your actions, related Learning Lab lessons to dive deeper into topics.
In historical movements, music and spoken word have inspired cultural shifts and brought people together. The climate movement is no different.
In Band Together, our new podcast launching January 2020, you’ll hear music and stories from changemakers across the country, getting to the heart of why art is an important catalyst for change.
Literacy is a big part of teaching sciences, specifically Climate Change. Teaching with literature that helps with that teaching is crucial to begin to have an understanding of our role in fighting Climate Change.
Interested in how you can experience nature with your family and lead a healthier lifestyle? Not quite sure where to start? Richard Louv offers a comprehensive guide of 500 ways to do exactly that in his book Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature Rich Life.
CW: transphobia, depression, suicide
“You’re very lucky! Just ten years ago, I would’ve had you thrown out of my office.” These were the last words a professor ever said to me when I came out as trans during my undergrad.
The NACADA Advising Community for LGBTQA Advising and Advocacy has taken on the NACADA It Gets Better Project so that the academic advising community in higher education can reach out to students to share hope and strength to all who feel different.
Learn about real world threats to marine mammals and the ocean as well as the urgent need to address them. Using problem solving and critical thinking skills, participants will collaborate to design a solution to alleviate one of the threats. This program raises the awareness of participants to the interconnection between people and the ocean and empowers them to help restore it. In the process they discover how science and engineering are important to ocean related careers.
This is a two-part distance learning event with an assignment in between.
FIRST DRAFT of Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
We need your help and input!!! The Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence were first published in 1996 and have been updated about every five years since then. We are in the process of revising these guidelines once again. The process is iterative. Our writing team developed a first draft. We invite you to review this draft and provide comments that will be used in the revision process.
This set of guidelines describes recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education instructional resources. They aim to help producers of activity guides, lesson plans, and other instructional materials create high quality products and to provide educators with a tool to evaluate the wide array of available environmental education materials.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Download and review the draft (Word document - From the upper right hand corner of this page)
Use track changes or embed your comments in the draft (please use a contrasting color so your comments can be found easily)
Complete the response form (Word document - From the upper right hand corner of this page) and
Email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 23, 2019.
Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, The 13 Pathways to Greening Your School are designed for you to use September – June (1-10) serving as year-round learning tools, and you can put them in any order that aligns with your program in school, after school, or out of school!
Within each Pathway you will find links to curriculum, games, apps, videos, Days to Celebrate and more!