Tag Archives: kids and the environment

Teaching Students About Climate Change

By Garth Sundem, author of Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Character: Choices That Matter Around the World Sex. Drugs. Evolution. Cancer science. Climate change. Climate change is one of those things: You just know that no matter how you teach … Continue reading

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11 Ways to Green Your Classroom

By Liz Bergren Most of us are aware of the urgent need to create a more sustainable environment. Climate change is on our minds and is a current source of political debate. According to the EPA, the temperature of Earth … Continue reading

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Earth Day Activities for Elementary School Students

By Andrew Hawk It seems that with each passing year, people everywhere are getting a little greener. This trend needs to continue in order to ensure a clean and vibrant planet for the generations to come. With Earth Day almost … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Environmental Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Small actions can have a big impact. While tackling large environmental issues such as climate change … Continue reading

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What to Do About Flint

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of Make a Splash! and Going Blue I have received several inquiries: How can we engage students—elementary through university—in meaningful service learning related to the lead poisoning of water in Flint, Michigan? Let’s do this! … Continue reading

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