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  • 2013-14 P3 Eco-Challenge information now available!  Online application will be open from Feb. 1 through March 31, 2013.  Click here for more info.

    P3 Team

    P3 Team and some of the 2012-13 winners

  • Dec. 2, 2013 – Special Board Presentation of the Florida Green Schools’ district award and the P3 Eco-Challenge initiative and presentation of last year’s winners.  See picture on right.
  • Oct. 29, 2013 – For the second time, BCPS has been named the district winner of the Florida Green Schools Award for its P3 Team!  Read more
  • BCPS has been certified by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) as the first School District Wildlife Habitat in the country for its comprehensive approach to bringing environmental education and sustainability into the educational experience of students across the district. To read more, visit NWF’s website.
  • Oct. 16, 2013 – Elementary Science Pacing Guides based on Integrated Framework
  • Oct. 16, 2013 – Manatee Bay Elementary student Rachel Supnick pictured on right, won Local10’s Summer of Service Award.  Rachel wrote a grant to put Kestrel boxes around the county.  See full story at Local10’s website.
  • Oct. 9, 2013 – New River Middle students learn how to act in a hurricane at Broward’s Emergency Operations Center at Plantation – see Sun Sentinel story.
  • Sept. 2013 – Volunteers recently planted new vegetables in a garden as goats ate paper at Children’s Harbor in Pembroke Pines.  To upgrade the garden, Whole Foods brought in Project Primal, an urban gardening initiative based out of nearby West Broward High School. See full story from Sun-Sentinel. 

Teens design pedal-powered filtration system: High-schoolers Payton Karr and Kiona  Elliott, from Oakland Park, Florida, led a team of inventors who designed a collapsible, transportable, bicycle-powered emergency water-sanitation station that filters E. coli and other harmful pathogens from contaminated water. In emergencies, the device can be assembled and disassembled in under an hour, and can produce enough water to hydrate 20 – 30 people during a 15 hour period. Payton, Kiona, and their Northeast High School classmates received a 2012 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program, which supported their development of the innovative design. Both Payton and Kiona intend to be the first in their families to attend college. From Becky Fried’s attendees write up.

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