How do you get distracted teens to take care of their local watershed? Peter Donaldson’s carrot is the opportunity to produce smart, hip videos and be the on-air expert. This is Peter’s story.
The Water Environment Federation offers communities and students a myriad of learning opportunities to protect and preserve the Earth's water resources.
Poetry: Winter Poems Along the Rio Grande, by Jimmy Santiago Baca, with Note to Educators.
Measure your water footprint with H2O Conserve's easy-to-use calculator, and wrap your head around the impact of the BP oil spill using this trio of classroom resources.
No Impact Man, Colin Beavan, and his family have inspired a nation to swap their old consumer habits for new environmentally-friendly ones. The recently launched No Impact Curriculum brings the lessons learned from this year-long journey to your classroom.
Lesson plans, hands-on activities, and award-winning projects on green building and economies will demonstrate to your students that there’s a better, sustainable, and just future that they can help build, shape, and design.
Quote from The Lorax by Dr. Seuss and images from Chris Jordan's stunning series on America's obsession with consumption, Intolerable Beauty, with a note to educators.
These curricula are bursting with impressive lessons, experiments, and visual tools to guide your students in their exploration of climate change and the influence of common plants on human kind.
There is no one simple thing to do to change our consumption patterns, because the set of problems we’re addressing just isn’t simple. But everyone can make a difference, and the bigger your action the bigger the difference you’ll make.
Watch The Story of Stuff, read our review of the film, and explore our selected YES! articles that address the complex issues that relate to our materials economy and how we can choose to live differently.
The Commencement Address by Paul Hawken to the Class of 2009, University of Portland, May 3, 2009
What would you eat for only $3 each day? What’s the difference between freshwater and farm raised fish? You and your students will take your eating awareness to another level with these two resources. Your new knowledge will make you think before you buy.
Chef Tom French has a vision of a school food system that serves healthy local food, and builds bridges between the classroom and the kitchen. This is Chef Tom's story.
The multi-media resources from Sustainable Table are designed to awaken consumers to the problems with factory farming and to promote sustainable food as a desirable and more responsible alternative.
Here’s an array of colorful, practical, and compelling materials that you can use not only in your classroom but also in your profession and everyday life.