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Ski atop the worlds cleanest waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen

Six years after breaking ground, CopenHill — a waste-to-energy plant topped with a year-round ski slope — is officially open, marking a major milestone in Copenhagen’s journey to becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll designed the new architectural landmark that they describe as the cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world. The building includes an environmental education hub as well as a landscaped roof for urba...
Tags: Design, Hiking, Environment, Environmental Education, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Bjarke Ingels, Biodiversity, Copenhagen, Big, Sla, Carousel Showcase, Waste Disposal, Carbon-neutral, Green Roof


A modular classroom for environmental education pops up in a Barcelona park

Flexible, transportable and cost-efficient, the modular classrooms created by local design studio Baena Casamor Arquitectes BCQ offer a sustainable new way to activate Barcelona’s public parks. Inspired by timber cabins, the prefabricated pop-up classroom is a multipurpose space sheathed in wood and crafted with a focus on environmental education for school groups and families. The architects recently installed a classroom prototype, AULA K, in the Parc de Can Zam with a built area of nearly 1,...
Tags: Design, Spain, Barcelona, Environmental Education, Architecture, Gallery, Schools, Solar Panels, Modular, Prefab, Carousel Showcase, Pavilion, Classroom, Rainwater Collection, Modular Architecture, Prefabricated Architecture


Kachemak Bay Research Reserve unveils winning beer label

HOMER, Alaska (AP) — Who says science and suds don’t mix? In celebrating its upcoming 20th anniversary, the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve decided to put a little hop(s) in its step with a beer label contest to drum up awareness and excitement. Environmental Education Specialist Dana Nelson said she took inspiration from a […]
Tags: News, Environmental Education, Northwest, Alaska AP, Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Dana Nelson


Enriching Education: Avoid the Summer Slide with Environmental Education

Summer’s here and kids are ready for some time off, but it’s important to keep their minds and bodies active. You can help your kids avoid the “summer slide” where kids lose some of their academic gains from the school year, by encouraging your child to participate in the TurfMutt environmental education and stewardship program.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
Tags: Environmental Education, Frugality


PA Game Commission Plants Seed For Environmental Learning

PA Game Commission Plants Seed For Environmental Learning USA -(Ammoland.com)- The Pennsylvania Game Commission once again is helping students learn about the vital role trees play in the environment.The Seedlings for Schools program provides tree seedlings to classrooms so students can plant them as part of projects to improve wildlife habitat.Orders placed as part of the “Seedlings for Schools” program are being accepted through March 30. To order, visit the agency’s website and click on “Se...
Tags: Guns, UPS, Environmental Education, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Conservation News, Game Commission 's Howard Nursery, Howard Nursery Seedlings, Wildlife for Everyone Endowment Fund, Brian Stone, Wildlife for Everyone Endowment Foundation


Science or Advocacy?

Students are learning energy and climate change advocacy, not climate science by David R. Legates Looming Enemy Climate Change AmmoLand Gun News USA -(AmmoLand.com)- For almost thirty years, I have taught climate science at three different universities.What I have observed is that students are increasingly being fed climate change advocacy as a surrogate for becoming climate science literate. This makes them easy targets for the climate alarmism that pervades America today.Earth’s climate...
Tags: School, Usa, Maryland, Guns, Climate Change, Senate, America, Earth, Environmental Education, Britain, Foia, Greenpeace, Mount Everest, Young, U S Senate, Al Gore


Pennsylvania Game Commission Plants Seed for Environmental Learning

Beginning Monday, schools can order tree seedlings through the Seedlings for Schools program. Seedlings for Schools Program Pennsylvania Game Commission Harrisburg, PA -(AmmoLand.com)- The Pennsylvania Game Commission once again is helping students learn about the vital role trees play in the environment.The “Seedlings for Schools” program provides tree seedlings to classrooms so students can plant them as part of projects to improve wildlife habitat. Orders placed as part of the “Seedlin...
Tags: UPS, Environmental Education, Pennsylvania, Commonwealth, Ayers, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Conservation News, Game Commission 's Howard Nursery, Annetta Ayers, Howard Nursery Seedlings, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Individuals, Wildlife for Everyone Endowment Fund


Fund for Teachers Supports Sustainability One Teacher at a Time

Sustainable "edusystems" support healthy "ecosystems," says Fund for Teachers; grants for summer fellowships keep teachers in classrooms and students engaged. [Author: 3p Contributor]
Tags: Education, Stem, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Wellness, Waste - Trash to Cash, Sustainability, Teachers, Environmental Education, Travel & Tourism, Recycling, Socially Responsible Investing, Aquaponics, Eduventures, Fellowship, Fund for Teachers, STEM education


Sightings Boards for Schoolyards

When putting together a list of items for your school nature studies, consider a whiteboard. When it becomes your “sightings board” it can be a key player in motivating students to observe nature. A “sightings board” is my last topic of discussion when I visit a school. Typically my school day is comprised of two assembly programs; one for lower grades one for upper. Beyond that, the balance of the day differs from school to school, depending on their needs. When a school books me they have...
Tags: "No Student Left Indoors", Back To School, Environmental Education, Jane Kirkland, Nature And Schoolyard, Sightings, Faculty