TechnoEnvironment

Middle school activities to raise environmental awareness. Students pick an issue to research, then use Publisher to create a series of documents to inform others: a postcard, poster, and pamphlet to explain harmful effects and proposed solutions.

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5 Reasons to Use Fact Cards for Research

Environmental education tackles complex issues that can be made easier to understand using Environmental Fact Cards designed specifically for children, tweens, and teens. When teaching an environmental unit as part of a geography or science class one of the biggest stumbling blocks can be accessing reliable information online. Too often, students get bogged down in …

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10 Reasons to Teach an Environmental Curriculum Unit

As teachers, we want to teach an environmental curriculum unit that inspires students. One of the main goals is to empower them to become responsible stewards of a healthy planet. Stewardship presents real world conservation issues that require students to make connections to their own lives. When environmental education is combined with a creative technology …

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Celebrate Success!

I love to celebrate learning. We just held our Environmental Conference as the final lesson in the TechnoEnvironment technology project. It was such fun! At our Environmental Conference students assumed the role of environmental scientists, working for the TechnoSuzuki Foundation. We held the conference in the classroom. To prepare for this event, pamphlets created by …

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Where is the Content? Razzle Dazzle and Computers

Razzle dazzle! Kids love it! They can spend an entire class period making their WordArt, text boxes, pictures, and shapes look amazing. But where is the content? I am nearing the end of the TechnoEnvironment unit. I was away last class so the Grade 8 students worked on their standing pamphlets on their own. At …

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