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Five Ways National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA Boosts Climate Literacy

  |   May 24, 2019

We need more climate education in our schools. A 2016 survey of science teachers found that, on average, American students are getting just one or two hours of climate education …

Earth Day Celebration: From Grass to Garden

When Mrs. Cardona’s fourth and fifth grade classes at Royal Palm Elementary School in Florida celebrated Earth Day last month, they decided to create a lasting gift to the school …

Earth Day Lessons: Six Ways Your School Can Become a Community Hub for People and Wildlife

Travel with us to the east side of Austin, Texas, where you will find Brooke Elementary, a small but mighty school that recently earned the prestigious Eco-Schools USA Green Flag …

Students Rise Together In Call for Climate Action

“My name is Moriah C. and I’m in 5th Grade and I am 11 years old. I live in Bushwick, Brooklyn and am here today because I want to share …

Salmon Stewards: Seasons of Growth

Alcoa W5 program Helps Massena Elementary Schools Earn Eco-Schools Recognition!

Reeling in Salmon Stewards

Atlanta Events Connect Environmental Education, Community Service and Job Preparation

Our work to deepen a culture of sustainability in Metro Atlanta schools is always a priority but when we are also able to serve the community while promoting sustainability efforts …

Teachers exploring the woods photo by Liz Soper

On a Monarch Mission

Did you know that monarch butterfly larva chew a notch in the stalk of a leaf before they eat it? Amazingly so, this behavior is called “leaf notching” and it …

Schools in Delaware Are Making Big Strides

“Going Green has changed our school and the way our students learn and live.” Leona Williams, a fourth grade teacher at Forwood Elementary School in Wilmington, Delaware, reflects on how …

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