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Grades K-5

Eco Rhythms

Build a connection to place while developing active listening skills by tuning into the sounds of nature, interpreting them, and expressing them back out through an interactive musical exercise.

Exploring Circular Economy & Ecosystems with Plush for the Planet

A Michigan-based company, The Bear Factory, had a vision to offer a green product line that holds up to sustainability standards while also providing an opportunity to educate children on the importance of animal conservation and environmental sustainability. More than two years of research and development led to Plush for the Planet, a sustainable collection …

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What’s the Big Idea?

Students will be able to identify and apply the Big Ideas of Sustainability in their place to help develop a sustainable mindset.

The ‘Do Nothing’ Machine

Students will use motor skills and creative thinking to construct their
own “do nothing” machine. This activity encourages little engineers
to express themselves, while parents help to draw connections and
awareness to stewardship, and repurposing our waste.

Colors of Place

This activity invites learners to engage in their surroundings, and works for both in-school and virtual learning. With the mindset ofdetectives, students look for clues about the characteristics and relationships of living things within a particular space.

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