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Students Drive Creative Solutions at the CELF Virtual Student Symposium, May Newsletter

At CELF’s 2023 Virtual Student Symposium, students from New York, Texas and Ghana presented their projects, sharing results and solutions with their peers. A wide range of research topics covered endangered species like tiger salamanders, tested the impact of microplastics on brine shrimp, addressed bacterial contamination in drinking water and on artificial turf playing fields, …

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Op Ed Alert: “How STEM Education Will Unlock New York’s Sustainable Future” by CELF Executive Director in the Gotham Gazette

“The transition to a green economy is underway all over the country through advancements and growth in renewable energy. But, maintaining these energy systems will require a highly trained and educated future workforce with the skills and knowledge necessary to sustain and innovate mass change at scale, in ways that facilitate equitable opportunity and environmental …

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April Newsletter Announces Young Voices and Future Civic Science Programs

The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation announced this week that it has added the Young Voices for the Planet series of groundbreaking films featuring student environmental action to its educational resources. The films are now available on CELF’s website (www.celfeducation.org/yvfp). Young Voices for the Planet is now entering its next phase of growth as a part …

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The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation Announces Adoption of Young Voices for the Planet Films

CELF’s focus on student-led, project-based inquiry has combined with Young Voices’ groundbreaking films and curricula to amplify and empower student voices FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Valhalla NY, April 25, 2023. The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation announced today that it has added the Young Voices for the Planet’s series of groundbreaking films featuring student environmental action to …

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The Bear Factory Launches Sustainability Education for Youth in Partnership with the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation

Program will provide complementary learning materials for parents and children as part of the Plush for the Planet product line FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Whitmore Lake, Michigan. April 21, 2023. The Bear Factory today announced the launch of its new sustainability education focus for youth that will be supported by a strategic partnership with the Children’s …

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Student Voices Heard and Recognized in our March 2023 Newsletter

Texas students care about the future of their environment: the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the neighborhoods where they live. At CELF’s Annual Houston Student Symposium this month, students from six regional schools presented their projects aimed at creating a healthier and more sustainable future. At a separate event, elementary school students …

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Local and Global Connections for Students in the February 2023 Newsletter

During a day of making direct observations from aboard a boat, Channelview High School students got a closer look at Port Houston and gained a deeper understanding of the energy and shipping industries that drive the local economy, as well as the environmental challenges their community faces. Two groups of female high school students from …

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Get Outside, Experiential Learning in our January 2023 Newsletter

Students and teachers from Westbury High School in Houston joined CELF and community stakeholders for an exciting and educational afternoon at Willow Waterhole Greenway, a 300-plus-acre network of lakes, prairie, and marsh located in the heart of the Westbury neighborhood of Houston. Read about these and other exciting events in January, as well as upcoming …

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Recent Programs, Community Events and Electric Buses in our November Newsletter

During the month of Thanksgiving, CELF is grateful for a busy calendar of fulfilling school programs and community events: Green Careers guest speakers on the clean energy transition, “plogging” in Spring Creek, Texas, the pumpkin lifecycle in New York, and a high school career day. Read the highlights, plus our partnership on electric buses and …

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Conectando la sostenibilidad con las comunidades hispanas y latinas

Adriana Castro, Facilitadora de Educación y Desarrollo Profesional English Version El equipo de CELF Texas realizó recientemente una excursión para visitar Moonflower Farms en Houston. El propósito de esta visita era volver a conectar con Federico Marques, el director general y fundador, pero también fue una reunión introductoria para mí, la nueva educadora de Texas. …

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Connecting Sustainability with Hispanic and Latino communities

Adriana Castro, Educator and PD Facilitator Version en español The CELF Texas team recently took a field trip to visit Moonflower Farms in Houston. The purpose of this visit was to reconnect with Federico Marques, the CEO and founder, but it was also an introductory meeting for me, the new Texas Educator. Before this visit, …

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Climate Action for Lasting Peace: A reflection on the International Day of Peace

This week, climate leaders from business, government, and grassroots sectors across the globe gather in New York City for the 14th annual Climate Week NYC – hailed as “the biggest global climate event of its kind.” Designed to coincide with the annual United Nations General Assembly, Climate Week NYC is a call to action for …

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Young Voices for the Planet is Now a Part of CELFLearn More and Watch the Films
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