Resources & Activities 

This spot is for you to find and share curriculum, activities, videos and conversations related to education for sustainable development, projects and ideas!

Coronavirus info

During this overwhelming time,

connect with the Eco Ambassador community

to get information, ask questions, and even take on a creative challenge!

On Monday, March 16, we spoke with Dr.Yanis Ben Amor on the pandemic.

After watching the talk, read more information and join the drawing challenge put forth by the illustrator Weiman Kow

Futures of Education?

UNESCO invites you to share your thoughts about how education can be used to shape the future of humanity and the planet.

Submit your thoughts and ideas by clikcing the link below!

RESOURCE for TEACHERS

This resource is an exploration of Earth's systems and its ability to sustain life through "a video course for high school teachers and college-level instruction; 13 half-hour video programs, online text, professional development guide, and interactives."

 

https://www.learner.org/series/the-habitable-planet-a-systems-approach-to-environmental-science/

Eco Ambassador Study

HOW MUCH PLASTICS IN YOUR SCHOOL?

 

Take a look at this survey findings from one of our Eco Ambassadors, Aalok Bhatt, from Millburn High School, who conducted a survey to assess the reactions and behaviors surrounding plastics by the student population.

ECO RADIO WORKSHOP

 

Take your knowledge, passion & ideas on microplastics and turn them into a radio production with fellow Eco Ambassadors! This 1-day workshop led by Columbia University's Brighton Kaoma will feature a training on effective media/communication along with group activities resulting in a radio segment production on microplastics issue.

Register at: http://ecoradio.eventbrite.com

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ILLUSTRATED TALK 

 

Along with microplastics expert Professor Joaquim Goes, our Eco Ambassadors will be sharing their projects with American Language Program of the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University. Thank you Professor Frances Boyd for inviting us to your program!

Activity of the week

What is happening in your neighborhood's stores and stores to refill, reuse & recycle?

Check out this activity and share your findings with us!

HOLIDAY

tips & considerations

'Tis the season to gather! With the holidays approaching, here are some considerations to make your family & social gatherings more eco-friendly. Also check out our Eco Ambassador Nidhi Thakur's blog on her event

and an example of dining ware rental for your events !

THANKSGIVING ACTIVITY

Thanksgiving is here!

We would like to suggest an activity of "paying it forward" with a letter to your neighbors for this season of reflection and gratitude as Eco Ambassadors and community members.

Awareness activity

All good changes start from AWARENESS.

Here is an activity for you to assess how much plastic we have & use in our midst.

Eco ambassador

Check out 3 of our Eco Ambassadors' projects selected from Summer 2019 Pilot

as well as our follow-up conversation with them

WorKSHOP VIDEO

Press "Click Here" button to see a quick video overview of the presentation from the 2nd in-person workshop.

After you watch the video, you can click the PDF icon below to see the PowerPoint slides in further detail.

Halloween follow up

What will you do with all the leftover pumpkins from Halloween? COMPOST THEM!

Find your local composting site,

like this one in West Orange, New Jersey

with Java's Compost!

Halloween activity

Halloween is here!

How are you going to go plastic free?

We are suggesting your very own, custom designed

Trick-or-Treat bag to carry around to show & share with everyone how you're going plastic-free!

Sustainability now or never

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