The Everything Green Classroom Book: From recycling to conservation, all you need to create an eco-friendly learning environment [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book is the essential guide for teaching children about nature and environmental protection. This guide shows teachers how to incorporate "green" concepts into everyday lessons, activities, and field trips. Also included are ways to send the lesson home, with clear steps for teaching children how to make saving the earth a part of their...
See more details below
The Everything Green Classroom Book: From recycling to conservation, all you need to create an eco-friendly learning environment

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 34%)$15.95 List Price

Overview

This book is the essential guide for teaching children about nature and environmental protection. This guide shows teachers how to incorporate "green" concepts into everyday lessons, activities, and field trips. Also included are ways to send the lesson home, with clear steps for teaching children how to make saving the earth a part of their daily lives. Features information on:
  • The best ways to address issues like global warming and the disappearing rainforests
  • Sustainable school supplies
  • Eco-friendly fundraising
  • Inspiring field trip ideas (from the local farm to the local landfill!)
  • Innovative ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle

Teachers, students, administrators, and parents will learn to take green practices from the classroom to the larger world outside. By using teacher-tested activities and the inspiring stories of real kids, this book will motivate teachers and their students to turn education into action.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440501739
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/18/2009
  • Series: Everything
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Tessa Hill (North Branch, MN) is the president of Kids for Saving Earth, a nonprofit organization that has provided environmental education to more than 30,000 instructors, school administrators, and millions of children throughout the U.S. and Canada. She writes and designs the “Education into Action” environmental education materials and the KSE website, www.kidsforsavingearth.org. A former elementary school teacher, she is the board chair of Healthy Child Healthy World and board member of Beyond Pesticides. She also has been a member of several governmental committees, including the Children’s Environmental Health Federal Advisory Committee and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s nongovernmental organization partnership.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Top Ten Ways to Create a Green Classroom x

Introduction xi

1 Green Schools 101 1

Making a Difference 2

Making a Green Classroom 4

Making It Work 7

Making It Meaningful 9

Earning Money 11

Making This Book Work for You 12

2 Earth-Friendly Farming 15

What It's All About 16

Global Picture 18

For the Classroom 20

School Projects 21

Field Trips 22

Human Health 24

Take It Home 25

3 Radical Reductions 29

What It's All About 30

Global Picture 31

For the Classroom 33

School Projects 34

Field Trips 36

Human Health 37

Take It Home 38

4 Choose to Reuse 41

What It's All About 42

Global Picture 44

For the Classroom 45

School Projects 47

Field Trips 48

Human Health 50

Take It Home 52

5 Recycle 55

What It's All About 56

Global Picture 57

For the Classroom 59

School Projects 61

Human Health 65

Take It Home 67

6 Composting Counts 69

What It's All About 70

Global Picture 72

For the Classroom 74

School Projects 75

Field Trips 78

Human Health 79

Take It Home 81

7 Plain as Water 83

What It's All About 84

Global Picture 87

For the Classroom 88

School Projects 90

Field Trips 93

Human Health 94

Take It Home 97

8 Clear the Air 99

What It's All About 100

Global Picture 102

For the Classroom 105

School Projects 107

Field Trips 108

Human Health 111

Take It Home 112

9 This Land Is Your Land 115

What It's All About 116

Global Picture 117

For the Classroom 119

School Projects 120

Field Trips 122

Human Health 124

Take It Home 125

10 Walking, Rolling, and Moving 129

What It's All About 130

Global Picture 132

For the Classroom 135

School Projects 136

Field Trips138

Human Health 139

Take It Home 140

11 Power to the People 143

What It's All About 144

Global Picture 147

For the Classroom 148

School Projects 150

Field Trips 152

Human Health 153

Take It Home 154

12 Things Are Warming Up: Curbing Climate Change 157

What It's All About 158

Global Picture 159

For the Classroom 161

School Projects 162

Field Trips 164

Human Health 165

Take It Home 167

13 Flying Feathered Friends 169

What It's All About 170

Global Picture 172

For the Classroom 174

School Projects 176

Field Trips 178

Human Health 179

Take It Home 180

14 Underwater World 183

What It's All About 184

Global Picture 186

For the Classroom 188

School Projects 190

Field Trips 192

Human Health 194

Take It Home 197

15 Fuzzy Wuzzies 199

What It's All About 200

Global Picture 202

For the Classroom 203

School Projects 205

Field Trips 206

Human Health 207

Take It Home 209

16 Creeping Crawlies 211

What It's All About 212

Global Picture 214

For the Classroom 215

School Projects 217

Field Trips 218

Human Health 219

Take It Home 221

17 Bugs Don't Bug Me 223

What It's All About 224

Global Picture 226

For the Classroom 228

School Projects 230

Field Trips 231

Human Health 233

Take It Home 234

18 What's up with Weeds? 237

What It's All About 238

Global Picture 240

For the Classroom 242

School Projects 243

Field Trips 245

Human Health 247

Take It Home 249

19 A Lot of Good the Woods Can Do 251

What It's All About 252

Global Picture 253

For the Classroom 255

School Projects 257

Field Trips 258

Human Health 260

Take It Home 261

20 Beyond the Elementary School Classroom 263

Upgrade for Older Kids 264

Preschool Is for Playing 267

After Hours 268

Child Care Centers 269

Faith-Based Earth-Friends 270

21 Make a Bigger Difference 271

Social Change for Sustainability 272

Who Needs to Hear You 273

How to Talk the Talk 274

Spread the Word 276

Play with Petitions 277

Volunteering 278

Appendix A Additional Resources 280

Appendix B Glossary 284

Index 286

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)