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New School Curriculum Zeroes in on Recycling - Earth911.com

New School Curriculum Zeroes in on Recycling - Earth911.com | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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Projects : Green Living Project | supporting a more sustainable lifestyle

Projects : Green Living Project | supporting a more sustainable lifestyle | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
RT @EcoSchoolsUSA: Looking for @GreenLivingPrjt project that fits your class?

Green Living Project’s curriculum, “Students Connecting to Global Sustainability” uses multimedia and technology to bring unique sustainability-centered education into the classroom. This free resource features GLP’s sustainability films and interdisciplinary lessons for K-12 students.

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Bali's Green School | Ecology Global Network

Bali's Green School | Ecology Global Network | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Green School campus, an institution with a curriculum emphasizing Green Education and ecology, sits in the lush Indonesian jungle on Bali.
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Curriculum and Learning Activities

Curriculum and Learning Activities | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Green Education Foundation (GEF), a non-profit organization, is committed to creating a sustainable future through education.
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Emma Pails's curator insight, May 27, 2014 7:49 PM

GEF (Green Education Foundation) is a non-profit organization which strives to create a sustainable future through education. GEF believe that sustainability education provides both educators and students with real world learning through the engagement in science, technology and maths KLA, and more specifically current human concerns of environmental, economic and social systems.

 

GEF provides an assortment of curriculum based resources that caters for all year levels from K-12 for both students and teachers all over the world. Their goal is to provide challenging yet engaging resources, to ensure both students and teachers can think holistically and critically about the current global environment situation and design possible solutions to ensure we can live in a clean and bright future.

 

Programs and study modules the GEF offer include:

National Green Week
Waste Reduction Challenge
Green Energy Challenge
Sustainable Water Challenge
Green Thumb Challenge
Green Building Program
I Ride Green
K-12 Lesson Clearinghouse

 

Check their page out here!

http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/greenthumbchallengesub/curriculum-and-activities.html

 

The relevant content descriptors from the Australian Curriculum (2014) include:

 

Year 3 and 4 Content Descriptions

Design and Technologies knowledge and understanding

Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs (ACTDEK010)

 

Design and Technologies processes and production skills

Evaluate design ideas, processes and solutions based on criteria for success developed with guidance and including care for the environment (ACTDEP017)

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Teaching kids to think critically about climate

Teaching kids to think critically about climate | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Two recently published books suggest that the public – and school children in particular – are being fed lies about environmental issues such as climate change.
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Corporate Funded Legislations to Introduce School Curriculum that Questions Climate Change

Corporate Funded Legislations to Introduce School Curriculum that Questions Climate Change | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it

Think its just an early spring? Think again. Spring is so early this time that the Niagara Falls boat tours will open 3 weeks early this year due to unprecedented warm temperatures and ice-free conditions on Lake Erie and Niagara River!But obviously climate change is not clear to all and some sectors of corporate America still likes to call climate change a “theory” despite hard data over the years that our planet is warming up.

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Welcome to If Trees Could Talk - A Middle School Curriculum in Environmental History

Welcome to If Trees Could Talk - A Middle School Curriculum in Environmental History | Education for Sustainable Development | Scoop.it

This 11-module, middle school curriculum gives teachers the opportunity to download social studies activities that are based upon archival materials. The centerpiece of each module is a compilation of primary resources--documents, maps, newspaper articles, oral histories or photographs--from which students will be asked to gather, examine, and analyze information, and synthesize insights.

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