Personal Water Audit
Students, for 24 hours, keep track of their water use. After considering ways they can reduce the amount of water they use, they keep track of another 24 hours while applying improved behaviors.
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New Review Personal Choices and the Planet
The last activity in the series of four has individuals determine steps they can take to reduce their carbon footprints and then analyze their schools' recycling programs. Through a sustainability audit, they identify how and where their...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Lights, Camera, Action! Conducting an Energy Audit
Thirty percent of energy used by schools is used inefficiently! Part two in the series of 12 has groups perform energy audits of their schools as part of the Cool Schools Challenge. Each group is assigned a specific room, performs the...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Cost of Electricity
Does it cost more to use an electric range or a refrigerator for an hour? Scholars learn how to calculate the cost of electricity in a variety of household appliances. The focus is on the calculations and understanding that even when...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Urban Pesticide Reduction Program
An impressive presentation on pesticides. Learners are given an amazing amount of information on pesticides: what they are, how and why they are used, and how dangerous they can be if improperly stored or accidentally ingested. For any...
5th - 12th English Language Arts