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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: (3340)
St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary Excels with a Focus on Waste Reduction
A new school year means big things are happening at St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary, a member of this year's EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN). You'll want to read up on the work of Carver's Green Team Dream Team!
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: carver elementary, st. louis public schools, #education, #sustainability, Earthways Sustainability Network | View Count: (2609)
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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: (2215)
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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: (2354)
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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: (3042)
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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
New Volunteer Opportunities:Green Living Class Assistants: Love our classes? We need assistants to monitor our spring and summer green education classes. Class assistants stay for the entire class and help presenters set-up their materials, greet and check-in registered participants, collect evaluation surveys and assist with clean up. Did we mention that you get to attend the class for free? Topics of classes and experiences vary, but all focus on green living and sustainability concepts. Save ...
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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: internship, intern, jobs, sunflower project, education, marketing, green interns, green volunteer, volunteer, sustainability, TerraCycle | View Count: (2388)
Science and EarthWays Center Open House - Science and Sustainability in Action!
Go behind the science with Missouri Botanical Garden botanists at the Monsanto Center and meet the Garden’s sustainability experts on their home turf in the Commerce Bank Center for Science Education by attending our upcoming "Science and Sustainability" Open House Weekend on February 25-26. Did you know that the Garden is one of the most active and productive botanical research institutions in the world? Researchers from our Science and Conservation Division are dedicated to studying plan...
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: science, sustainability, earthways, botanists, plant research, plant collections, herbariam, peter h. raven library, green schools, green education, energy efficienty, natural resources, ecosystems, conservation | View Count: (2884)
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