Growing up green : problem-based investigations in ecology and sustainability for young learners in STEM
Stephen T. Schroth (Author), Janese Daniels (Author)
Growing Up Green allows young students (grades K-2) to build critical and creative thinking skills, while also improving skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Print Book, English, 2021
Prufrock Press Inc., Waco, Texas, 2021
vi, 152 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Introduction INVESTIGATION 1 Taking Inventory of Our Resources Creating an Environmental Impact Statement INVESTIGATION 2 Advocating for Change Interacting With Government Decision Makers INVESTIGATION 3 Making a Change Tracking and Reducing One's Carbon Footprint INVESTIGATION 4 System Thinking Green Manufacturing Processes INVESTIGATION 5 Raising Awareness of the Environment Global Green Day INVESTIGATION 6 Everything Old Is New Again Initiating a Recycling Program INVESTIGATION 7 Reducing Car Emissions Using Mathematical Tools to Define Goals and Measure Success INVESTIGATION 8 Feast or Famine Tracking Weather Patterns INVESTIGATION 9 Systems, Habitats, and Change How Humans Affect Local Wildlife INVESTIGATION 10 Mapping Better Health Creating an Outdoor Exercise Park References Appendix A: Children's Literature About Sustainability Appendix B: Useful Websites and Apps Appendix C: Standards for Sustainability Education About the Authors Common Core State Standards Alignment