Idea Bank: Start the Year Off Green!by: Andrea Leppert

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With summer upon us, now is a good time to think about incorporating green practices in the year ahead. This Idea Bank presents a few tips to help decrease your classroom waste, increase recycling, and make students more knowledgeable about green practices.

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  • High
Publication Date
7/1/2010

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  • on Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:21 AM

Setting a good example for your students is a must. Talking about and demonstrating the practices that would make your classroom green helps model good practices. Actively recycle materials in the classroom. Talk about it and demonstrate how you do it. Cut down on the amount of paper you use in your own classroom is also important. Lastly, when you do labs, cut down on the amount of materials used and make lab groups slightly bigger. These are all great ideas that you find in this article.

Adah  (San Antonio, TX)
Adah (San Antonio, TX)

  • on Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:14 PM

The title of the article is misleading. From the title you would think the article was about going green in general. However, the article is about strategies Science teachers can take to go green in thier classroom. This article is appropriate for everyone

LeRoy A
LeRoy A


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