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Every School Can Be A Green School

Theme: 
Air, Energy, Food, Waste
Grade: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Essential questions
How can our school be green?
What actions can we take?
How can teachers, parents, staff, students, and the community work together to make our school green?
Where are resources to support our green strategies?

Green school (n): a school building or facility that creates a healthy environment that is conducive to learning while saving energy, resources and money.

Green schools:
• Reduce environmental impacts & costs
• Improve occupants' health & performance
• Increase sustainability literacy

Every school can be a green school! It does not have to cost a lot of time or money.

This lesson provides checklists to get started. Check them out for easy ways to get started creating a healthy, welcoming place to learn.

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