GreenNotes

Planting the Seeds of a Sustainable Future at Spark-Y

Planting the Seeds of a Sustainable Future at Spark-Y

By. Carley Rice, Spark-Y In many ways, empowering youth is a lot like tending a garden. Where a garden needs water, sunlight, and pollinators, a student needs attention, trust, responsibility, and encouragement. At Spark-Y our mission, at its core, is to empower...

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Farm to Table Rules at Lost River

Farm to Table Rules at Lost River

By. Marcia Schlottmann and Meghan Miller, Lost River Junior-Senior High School Students at Lost River Junior-Senior High School in Merrill, Oregon know where their food comes from. They eat beef from their own steers, eggs from their own chickens, and tomatoes raised...

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Designing Water Purification for a Better World

Designing Water Purification for a Better World

By. Brian Acheson, Chelmsford High School How can students learn about engineering while engaging in a discussion about their impact on the world? Introducing empathy into the design of a simple water filter can get teenagers to think not only about themselves but...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Webinar | Embedding SEL in School Climate and Culture

    February 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
  2. Sustainability Leadership: A Road Map for Driving Innovation Through the Triple Bottom Line

    March 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm EDT
  3. Webinar | Preparing Students for Green Careers

    May 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC-5
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    July 14, 2020 - July 27, 2020