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Going Green by Mind Map: Going Green
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Going Green

Hey all, We need to start making some decisions.  Do we want to integrate our ideas into the classroom?  or an after school program?  or a community program?  We need to decide for our powerpoint.

Ideas

clean up trash

conserve electricity

Compact fluorescent lights

Energy Star Rating

global warming

Ozone depletion

Raised sea level

family projects

environmental awareness

coal mining

oil uses

Deforestation

Natural resource depletion

carbon footprint

Reduce fossil fuel use, Car pooling, Use public transportation

Support alternative fueled vehicles

hydrogen vehicles

gas/electric hybrid

vegitable oil

biodiesel

solar

Alternative energy sources

Solar

Wind

Water

Geothermal

Wave

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create/write a grant

to purchase "green types" of technology

Ways to help

http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/4990/gglist.html, Adopt something, stream, animal, highway, Bike instead of ride, change a light bulb, donate toys, feed the birds, go to the zoo, grow a garden, invite a speaker, refuse, reuse, recycle, plant a tree, get out doors!, write a letter to a congressman

Environmental Legislation

Background

what are schools doing already?

what are schools limited in doing?

Is it an accurate assumption that we would all like to create something to input into our classroom or school community this year? let me know YES Darlene

Resources

websites

www.lipower.org

www.renewableenergylongisland.org

www.lazyenvironmentalist.com

www.climateprotect.org

http://www.nyc.gov/portal/site/nycgov/, search "going green"

http://www.gogreeninitiative.org/

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/09/the_go_green_in_1.php

books

resource recovery

Journals

Magazines

http://www.goinggreenmagazine.org/

http://www.treehugger.com/

Classroom connections

school-community cleanup

school restrictions?

grade levels?

what can we do?

Promote recycled materials at school

why do anything?(lesson idea)

Consequences

Connection to curriculum

science, labs, difference going green makes on society

math, graphing, data collection, Analyze Trends

social studies, history of our country, success of green activities, pen pals with schools "going green", focus on New York State, unsuccessful green activities

http://www.divinecaroline.com/article/22355/28177 tips for going green

bringing green home

"homework"

parent involvement

Final Product Ideas

Website

hands on action

How will we start to organize our ideas?

Recycling

Products made from recycled material

Make your own products from recycled material

Use your own grocery bags

After School Club

hang up posters around the school

website

recycling

Green Shopping

energy conservation at home

efficient lighting

insulation

windows

energy star appliances

Washer/dryer

refridgerator

geothermal heating

passive solar heating

Creating your own electricity at home

Solar panels

solar hot water heaters

wind mills

back yard hydropower

types of energy

renewable

Wind

Solar

Geothermal

Hydropower

cork/bamboo

nonrenewable

oil

coal

natural gas

nuclear

hardwood/rainforest

Target audience

who do we want to reach?

all grade levels?

specific classrooms to pilot?

specific districts?

The community?

Educators?

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