United States
This project will take place at the Langley School and we will start recycling about December 15. The project will be completed at the end of the school year. We will be putting bins into each area where snacks and lunches are eaten. Students will be able to easily recycle their drink pouches there. Our group will collect the drink pouches and send them to the recycling organization.
United States
My co-teacher and I are implementing a combined Roots & Shoots and Youth Service America (YSA) project in all of our Living Environment CTT classes (120 students) throughout the Human Impact Unit taught in April-May. We are having students identify the main cause of carbon emissions in the community using the mapping technique developed by Roots & Shoots. We are then having students write and implement community action plans in order to reduce carbon emissions in their community. Finally, students will be graded according to YSA’s 4C model of Career and Workforce Readiness: Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Critical Thinking.
United States
Our project will plant native trees. We will also educate the school on the importance of trees to our environment. We will have a school presentation and plant trees around our school campus.
United States
At the start of the year, many of my students refused to work outside of their social groups in the garden. It was a touching transition to see them unite for a common cause after they completed the community map. The students decided to have a fund raiser on parent teacher night to purchase a Japanese Maple tree, and with my guidance, organized themselves into groups. Some students advertised the event, while others created a tri-fold presentation, organized the tables, prepared yogurt parfaits and fruit cups, and sold the food. While the project was started by my Period 2 students, we invited the Period 5 students to help sell the food at the event. Over twenty of my students participated, and at the end of the night, they ran into my classroom with huge smiles and a bucket of money. The classroom environment felt more united after that experience. In one reflection a girl wrote, “At first I didn't think that planting tres in this area was an important as I do now. Now I think every class or school should be doing this." Another student wrote, “"We chose this project because trees are the foundation of everything around us. We knew that if we wanted to fix some of the main issues we see in our community, we had to start with trees because then everything else would fall into place. At first we wanted to just plant more trees for oxygen considering the amount of cars that pass by our community. Then, as we kept talking and sharing out ideas, we realized that we wanted to get parents, teachers and friends involved, which is how our ideas have changed."
Tanzania
the project will start on january first 2015 ,by planting one acre of tdifferent trees,by using lolangulu secondary school Roots & Shoots club.i will coorparate with millenium village project by inviting different officials and head of school to participate on that day to plant trees.
United States
We will encourage students to walk, roll, or carpool to school by tracking their green trips, by creating a map of where people are coming from (for carpooling), and by rewarding students who do green trips through raffles, hot chocolate give aways, and small prizes. Our twitter account: https://twitter.com/BCS_Eco
United States
Need to go to the village and request improvements to the bike path. Hold town meetings to get the community involve in backing the idea and assisting with neighborhood watch to create safe before and after school experience for the kids.
United States
My project will help the air not get polluted because I will try to encourage people to ride bikes more than cars.
New Zealand
Started 10 months ago. So far going very well.
United States
i'm going to get some friends together so we can write letters to factors to stop polluting our planet.

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