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.
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About 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.