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.
Compact fluorescent lights
Energy Star Rating
Raised sea level
Natural resource depletion
Reduce fossil fuel use, Car pooling, Use public transportation
to purchase "green types" of technology
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
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
http://www.nyc.gov/portal/site/nycgov/, search "going green"
Promote recycled materials at school
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
How will we start to organize our ideas?
Make your own products from recycled material
solar hot water heaters
back yard hydropower
all grade levels?
specific classrooms to pilot?