Eco Education


Country’s First K-8 Urban Farm School Sprouting in San Francisco

source: urbangardensweb.com Published: June 15, 2016 Photo via Golden Bridges School and Inhabitat. by Robin Plaskoff Horton With an ecology and farming curriculum intended to “cultivate in the students and the staff a consistent and ongoing relationship with the...

OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign

Source: onelessstraw.org Published: August 26, 2016 Attention all teachers, school superintendents and community groups; My name is Olivia (13) and together with my brother Carter (15) we started our own nonprofit called One More Generation (OMG) back in 2009 in an...

El Cerrito: Living Roofs Top Middle School Buildings

Source: eastbaytimes.com Published: July 5, 2016 CREDIT: LIVEROOF– The roofs on the Korematsu Middle School gymnasium and multipurposebuildings include layers of drought-tolerant sedum plants above awaterproof lining that channels rainwater runoff into storm...

What Teaching Kids About Energy Efficiency Can Teach Us

Source: greenbiz.com Published: August 4, 2016 Shutterstock By Lee Ann Head As crazy as it may seem to readers living in some parts of the country, kids start going back to school in a couple of weeks in much of the South. If you’re a parent, the words “back to...

San Francisco Preschool Makes Sunshine Smores

Source: matteroftrust.org Published: August 4, 2016 It’s never too early to learn about solar energy, especially when tasty treats are involved. The Kids Club preschoolers in San Francisco had a fun time making their solar ovens. Ovens made, now for the nachos The...

One Plastic Bag

Source: writeforkids.org Published: April 18, 2015 Just in time for Earth Day, picture book author Miranda Paul talks about her new picture book, One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia, how to write impactful stories for children, and why...