In Christchurch, New Zealand, the city implemented a recycling scheme modeled on rewards. The plan involves placing a large gold star on the curbside wheelie bins of successful recyclers, and removes the bins of those who repeatedly fail to recycle properly. The percentage of recycling trucks able to head to the sorters is now nearing 80%.
Looking for a topic to energize a 4-H, scouting or day-camp session? Want a great subject for your classroom bulletin board? Wondering how to get students to take a more active role in class? Giving a speech soon and need the perfect way to start your remarks? "Today in Conservation" is where to look!
This podcast edition of Talk of Iowa explores what is nature-based learning and why it's valuable. On this podcast edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with teachers from nature-based schools.
EE Newsletter Program for 2nd-8th grade students providing 18 lessons on climate change including (but not limited to) the modern-day climate movement and past colonization, displacement due to natural disasters, greenhouse gases, educating females, and aquaponics.
Addressing Climate Change can be super hard, so WOURLD offers the opportunity for everyone to contribute with something that is simple and easy as a starting point. Who doesn't love trees?? Track how much carbon dioxide your tree removes from the atmosphere, and track your behaviors and add that to it as well while you learn about tree science and how trees help support our planet. Go check it out and get started at their main website here: www.itswourld.com
"It's a Bird" is a short graphic novel written by Christian Cooper and illustrated by Alitha E. Martinez. It introduces Jules, a Black teenage birder who receives a special pair of binoculars. "It's a Bird" addresses the intersectionality of environment and racism, and is published and free to download by DC Comics.
NAAEE convened a series of conversations with Affiliates around responding to COVID-19 as EE organizations. One of the key needs expressed in these conversations was development of a guidance document for schools that incorporates environmental education (EE), outdoor learning, outdoor classrooms, and EE programs and providers as strategies for reopening schools. eeGuidance for Reopening Schools provides Affiliates with a customizable guidance document and tools and resources for communications and promotion.