Math & Science
Course No. SC415Z, SC515Z
Discover dozens of ways to involve your students in fun, environmentally sustainable, and earth-friendly projects. You will learn how to tie their learning in these areas to academic subjects.
Learn how to create native plant gardens, water, and energy conservation programs, recycling and composting stations, and functional, as well as earth-friendly eco-roofs.
In addition, low-energy transportation options will be discussed, including bicycling and public transportation. Learn about community-based art projects to beautify schools and your neighborhoods.
The Co-Instructor for this course is Jake Gordon, M.S. Ed.
|We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering.||Syllabus|
- About transportation alternatives, and how to create successful “Walk or Bike to School” Programs.
- How to develop successful reduce, reuse, recycle programs that are fun, effective and educational.
- How to create earth friendly gardens, compost sites, and landscapes that encourage students to take an active role in their creation and maintenance.
- How to turn asphalt wastelands into productive food garden resources by de-paving and replanting.
- How to incorporate energy and water reduction programs in schools.
- More about alternative energy sources, such as wind and solar energy.
- How to create earth-friendly structures, such as cob benches, bioswales and eco-roofs.
- How to organize environmentally friendly, community based art projects that can beautify school buildings, school grounds, and local neighborhoods.
• The handout information packet that is purchased from the instructor. • Two books of your choice, or similar texts, from the bibliography provided.