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BCPS Go Green website

  • Envirothon competition – For high school students; see Student Competitions for details
  • Go Green WebsiteBCPS Environmental Website – website for everything green within the Broward County Public Schools
  • H2O Teacher’s Outreach Network 2014 brochure – learn about the Everglades
  • SchoolScapes – Environmental newsletter about our teachers, students and schools – published by BCPS partner Broward County Natural Resources Planning & Management Division.
  • NatureScape – brought to you by our partner, Broward County Natural Resources Planning & Management Division, NatureScape is about creating Florida-friendly landscapes that conserve water, protect water quality, and create wildlife habitat.
  • Environmental Contests, Speakers, Resources, etc. — essentially what the Broward County Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division and Growth Management, Pollution Prevention, Remediation and Air Quality Division (EPGMPRAQ) can do for you!  Website link: http://www.broward.org/PollutionPrevention/Pages/Default.aspx

 —  EPGMPPRAQ Educator Resource List — Resources handout that highlights all of their programs and materials: Educator Resouces List- updated Aug 15, 2013 (downloadable Word doc)

  • Green Strides: Environment, Health and Facilities at U.S. Department of Education (ED) – ED is working to make all schools healthier, safer and more sustainable with initiatives in the areas of facilities, health and environment. Several key programs in these areas are: U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, Green Strides Webinar Series, Green Strides Resources
  • Environmental Clean Up/Conservation Projects Scholarship – The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA) has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999. Apply to the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Scholarship – http://www.wildernessproject.org/volunteer_apprentice_ecologist.php
  • Environmental Educator Resource List – General list of local and national organizations, contests, etc. updating soon!
  • The National Wildlife Federation’s Young Reporters for the Environment USA competition invites students between the ages of 13-21 to investigate an environmental issue in their community and report on it in an article, photo or photo essay, or short video. National winners’ entries proceed to the international competition, joining those of students from more than 25 countries around the world.
  • Recycling – For school recycling, contact  Thomas Giglio, Broward County Solid Waste and Recycling Services, at Thomas.giglio@browardschools.com or 754-321-4728.  Visit their website at http://www.broward.org/WasteAndRecycling/Pages/Default.aspx

Partners:

Professional Development for Teachers – see Science General, Professional Development

Habitat Stewards 2015 – workshop provided by Broward County NatureScape (click the image to enlarge): Screen shot 2015-08-18 at 12.10.51 PMNWF Habitat Stewards August 2015

Other Resources:

Project Learning Tree materials (students in grades 9-12) help educators ensure the conservation of the environment for generations to come.  It has seven engaging secondary modules most of which are free and not contingent on attending a training (as some of their other material requires):  Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Focus on Forests, Forests of the World, Places We Live, Focus on Risks, Municipal Solid Wastes.

 

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