Environmental education for the Bellingham Public Schools
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Published .
Written in English


  • Bellingham Public Schools (Wash.) -- Curricula.,
  • Environmental education -- Washington (State) -- Bellingham.

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Statementby John T. Horner.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 92 leaves ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13593402M

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The curriculum is designed for 5th grade students. Bellingham Water School focuses on: Lake Whatcom and its watershed, stormwater pollution and prevention, water treatment and distribution, and wastewater collection and treatment. Water School Online Learning. Learn about the City of Bellingham’s water systems at home in five mini-lessons.   Students in Bellingham Public Schools are enriched by the community partnership with Sustainable Schools, a program of RE Sources for Sustainable Communities. The highlight of this work is the Green Classroom Certification Program in our elementary schools and similar programming in the middle and high schools. This free program helps teachers integrate conservation education into. Bellingham Public Schools produced this informative video to help explain the many ways local levies support learning, programs, staff and our schools. Support our local schools! Our schools cannot rely on the federal and state government to adequately fund critical school programs to support the staff and equipment our schools need. In my scholarship and public writings, I have argued that we must support a broad education for all young people. My book, Democracy’s Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America.

Environmental education and public awareness towards sustainable development are linked to virtually all areas in Agenda 21 of the United Nations. In , Bellingham Public Schools launched Project Free Education, an initiative whereby families are not asked to pay towards school supplies and some activities. This is a budget priority that attempts to close some of the gaps in state funding without asking too much financially of our families. Since we started this project, we have: Provided full-time kindergarten. Environmental education increases public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues or problems. In doing so, it provides the public with the necessary skills to make informed decisions and take responsible action.   Countless children’s books offer meaningful messages about nature, recycling, environmental activism and more. We’ve rounded up a sample of Keep scrolling for a selection of books that feature themes of environmental conservation.

  5 Steps to a Greener School, by Deborah Moore (). Moore, co-founder of Green Schools Initiative, offers eco-friendly suggestions and resources for a greener, healthier back-to-school.. Act and Inspire: The Dual Roles of Schools in Environmental Protection, by Anne O’Brien (). O'Brien proposes ways schools can lighten their environment footprints. Students, pupils and the local community have been involved in various environmental awareness and education activities. Nine environmental clubs have been established in schools around KNMR that. Bellingham Public Schools provides equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. Website Hosting Solution Powered by SchoolBlocks. Get this from a library! Internship report: Environmental Site Program, Bellingham Public Schools, Environmental Education, Sixth Grade Program. [Sienna Harrington-Tweit].