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Middle School Environmental Science Class
Academic Year 2007-2008
1 X Per Cycle
Recycling System-with divisional representation (Nicole in LS and ? In Upper School)
Composting-extend this to lower school classroomsGarden Maintenance/Improvements-try different growing techniques (5 gallon buckets)
Special Project-Earth Day Week, Recycling Projects (Nike Shoes, Pumpkin Recycling, Cell Phone), notepad recycling project,
Environmental Science Fair
Field Experiences: Urban Ecology Center, Growing Power, etc.
Renewables-clean energy, alternative energy, fuel cells, biofuels,
Issues of Water Resources-stormwater, pervious/impervious surfaces
Urban Planning Concept Project-stormwater runoff, architecture, landscaping
Develop and extend partnerships with community organizations(browns partner).
Have a party of some type-invite parents
Top 10 USM/Community Environmental Issues/Points to Consider
Focus on Lower School to teach good habits!
Rain collection systems-rain garden.
Printing issues at this school
School store-recycled products, better packaging
End of school year recycling/clean-up
Second life for old equipment-athletics, computer stuff (link up with Rummage sale)
Encourage people to use re-useable water bottles by the water dispensers at our school
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"