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Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Virtual Sustainability Lab

The Lab will be held virtually this month!


Virtual Sustainability Lab via Zoom - 

Sustainability Lab for Educators and Parents: Resources for Teaching Sustainability in the Time of COVID-19

3:35 - 3:45: Check-in join the Zoom webinar

3:45 - 4:45: Program

  • Brief overview of OneSTL
    • OneSTL Regional Plan for Sustainability
    • Working Groups and Regional Targets
    • How OneSTL’s research can be useful to your students 
    • How your students can contribute to OneSTL targets 
  • Waste/Recycling activities for your students/children
    • Waste audits
    • 8 Step Action Plans
  • Biodiversity activities for your students/children
  • Overview of Missouri Green Schools and other resources
    • Missouri Green Schools
    • Green Schools Quest
    • Technology resources from last year’s Sustainability Institute
  • QuestionsJoin Zoom Meeting
Join Zoom Meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/93928748293
 
As teachers and parents scramble to figure out our children's education plans this fall, some of our priorities and values can fall off the radar in the chaos. This Sustainability Lab will focus on how OneSTL Working Groups and Regional Targets can help educators and parents connect global sustainability concepts to the local level, even through distance learning. The presentation will also demonstrate some activities using OneSTL's Wasting Less Regional Target to teach students about waste and waste reduction and OneSTL's Increasing Biodiversity Regional Target to teach students about local biodiversity research and benefits. Finally, the presenters will outline local resources for creating green schools and implementing sustainability education in any learning context.
 

Presenters: EarthWays Center Education Coordinator Maggie McCoy and Ecochallenge.org Director of Learning Lacy Cagle