How to build a robust economy, healthy planet, and just world for all.
A one-week challenge to live on $3 each day. Plus, Seafood Watch's guide to healthy (and not) fish.
Connect and Engage :: Food Stamps and Seafood
posted Apr 10, 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.
YES! Recommends: Sustainable Table
posted Apr 10, 2009
- 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.
Visual Learning: Ending Hunger
posted Mar 16, 2009
- Use this photo to ask your students what they notice and are wondering. Then share the facts behind the image to connect to greater understanding and discovery.
Connect and Engage: Local Food
posted Mar 11, 2009
- 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.
YES! Recommends: Food For Everyone
posted Mar 11, 2009
- Raising youth: growing food, justice, and leadership in your classroom. These articles from the Food For Everyone issue of YES! Magazine embody the possibilities when we take our health and our food into our own hands.
Teaching Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming
by Gary Braasch, Lynne Cherryposted Apr 04, 2008
- Award-winning photo-journalist Gary Braasch has joined forced with kids author Lyne Cherry to tell the story behind the big climate change headlines and introduce 5-8 graders to the science of global warming.
Xavier Cortada: Artist’s Statement
by Xavier Cortadaposted Mar 12, 2008
- To address global climate change, Cortada has created two related works. One focuses on global awareness, the other on local action. The artist says: "My work aims to challenge us to find deeper meaning in our present lives by exploring the paths of those who came before us and our relationship to the natural world."
Climate Art: The Longitudinal Installation
by Xavier Cortadaposted Mar 10, 2008
- Artist Xavier Cortada created an installation in Antarctica featuring quotes of people affected by climate change around the world. Creating this installation in a continent with no borders, the artist aims to diminish the man-made barriers in the world above it.
The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Toolbox
posted Mar 10, 2008
- The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Toolbox offers a five-part series of lesson plans designed for use in high school classrooms. These interactive activities explore key themes surrounding Green-Collar Jobs Campaign's work, including: the green economy, eco-equity and eco-privilege, model cities, and restorative justice. We've identified compelling YES! articles to support teaching with these activities.
The Story of Stuff: The Bigger Picture
posted Feb 04, 2008
- Take a look at our YES! articles to support teaching with The Story of Stuff. Use these stories to get your students thinking and talking about the golden arrow of consumption, our identity as consumers, the purpose of an economy, what makes us happy, globalization, and what a just and sustainable world could look like.
Connect and Engage :: Consumption
posted Jan 30, 2008
- Resources to accompany the January/February 2008 Education Connection newsletter on The Story of Stuff and Consumption: Facing the Future, The Center for Ecoliteracy, UNESCO, and Redefining Progress.
Resources for a Sustainable Future
by Katie Billingsposted May 19, 2005
- Want to take action, but don't know where to start? Start here! The following is a list of organizations that support both teachers and students in their efforts to create positive environmental change.
Questions for Reflection: The Lake and the 'Hood
by YES! for Youth Education Programposted Aug 23, 2004