Connect your classroom with sustainability leaders
Can't do field trips all the time? Don't have access to professionals around the world? Bring the workplace or college campus to your classroom by attending one or more of these live sessions leading up to Green Apple Day of Service. From virtually touring a sustainable kitchen to hearing from college students about what prepared them best for post-secondary, create moments of discovery for every student.
First, sign up for your free account at www.usgbc.nepris.com, and use the links below to explore and sign your class up to attend live or recorded sessions taking place throughout September. Or, request a customized session wherein a sustainability industry professional works with you to design an interactive virtual session with your class.
Healthy, Fresh Food that Kids Create and Eat
Date: Sept. 23, 2 p.m. Eastern Time
Duration: 30 minutes
Everyone wins when children get excited about healthy, fresh food. How can we accomplish that? What if they actually helped design the menu, create the recipes and then help make the school lunch every day? If this happened, what would the school lunches consist of and would the kids eat their scratch cooked lunch? The purpose of this session is give attendees ideas and resources to implement change at their school cafeterias by creating healthy, fresh, scratch cooked foods.
Leadership for sustainable impact: gearing up to green your school and campus
Date: Sept. 23, 11:50 a.m. Eastern Time
Duration: 45 minutes
Student-led sustainability initiatives in school foster leadership, support integrated curriculum and improve the health of occupants in school. During this session, college-level students who are part of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF)’s EcoLeaders Initiative will share best practices for designing, implementing and measuring the impact of projects that support a more sustainable school community and support learning and career preparedness. The EcoLeaders will present projects they have developed on their college campuses and how the projects could be replicated in middle and high school settings; and they will also suggest steps that students can take in secondary settings to better prepare for leadership opportunities in post-secondary