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 Spring and Summer 2018 Green Living Classes with EarthWays Center
Education is a key tool in supporting a greener future. Yet, sometimes as adults we fail to stop, pause, and engage in meaningful experiences that help us dive deeper and expand our current knowledge base. This is where EarthWays Green Living class offerings can help support you in discovery, sharing, and exploring the sustaianable lifestyle choices around our planet.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: green living, education, sustainability, earthways center, adult classes | View Count: (1085)
Save The Date - 2018 Science and Sustainability Open House Weekend
On March 3 and 4, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m., two of the Garden’s rarely seen behind the scenes areas will be open to the public. Meet our scientists and learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants. You can also learn about the Garden’s community sustainability programs with the EarthWays Center staff.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: science and sustainability, sustainable events, earthways center, plant research, family fun, environmental education | View Count: (1888)
Bring Sustainability Home - Sign Up for an Upcoming Green Living Class, Tour or Workshop
We've got inspiring classes for adults year round! From the technology of single stream recycling and green burial to composting with worms and DIY cleaning products the Garden's sustainability division offers a full range of green living education.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: adult classes, environmental education, Sustainable Education, DIY, homemade cleaners, vermicomposting | View Count: (1461)
New Clean Water Education Program Offers EnviroScape® Models and Free Teacher Workshops
The field of stormwater management is becoming more vital to our livelihoods and community. In a new partnership with Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD), EarthWays Center staff is working to help bring these topics to life in classrooms around the region.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: enviroscape, teacher pd, environmental education, stormwater management, green schools, green education | View Count: (1937)
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2017 Sustainability Institute for Educators

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2017 Sustainability Institute for Educators
On June 20-22 an annual institute was held that allowed educators to explore sustainability in the context of their schools.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: sustainability, schools , micds, earthways center, environmental education, educators, teacher training | View Count: (1385)
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EarthWays Sustainability Network

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EarthWays Sustainability Network
Children understand sustainability as a natural part of the preservation of our planet. All it takes is a little nudge from their teachers, and they enthusiastically embrace sustainability practices in their schools. This year, EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN) was launched to develop a network of educators who could teach their students about waste, waste reduction, and recycling. ESN teachers train with EarthWays Center staff for one year - learning about solid waste issues, discover...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: St. Louis County Department of Public Health, Sustainable Education, Earthways Sustainability Network, Schol Programs, Waste Audits, Teacher Training, Green Team | View Count: (1531)
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Investigating Energy at Pattonville Schools

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Investigating Energy at Pattonville Schools
Students in the Pattonville School District are becoming “energy investigators” with the help of EarthWays Centers education team. As part of their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, Pattonville invited EarthWays staff to work with students to develop a comprehensive curriculum that includes mapping out an energy lesson plan and teaching the students about energy: where it comes from, how it fits into our everyday lives, and how it impacts the environment. St...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: Pattonville, STEM, energy curriculum, alternative energy, energy, energy education, kat golden, sustainability schools, simon warren | View Count: (2130)
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