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Footprint – St. Lawrence College’s Sustainability Hub

Your hub for info, discussion and action on sustainability at SLC

Ontario EcoSchools

An environmental education program that addresses both how the schools are run and what students learn, designed collaboratively by school boards for school boards to incorporate environmental education as well as environmentally responsible action into the school setting. Student success -— in both academics and positive contributions to society—is the focus of Ontario EcoSchools.

Green Learning

Includes a wealth of online tools and resources to enable teachers, students, and parents to TAKE ACTION. Check out what you can do both at home and at school to lesson your impact on the environment.

Energy Action Coalition

Energy Action Coalition is a coalition of 50 youth-led environmental and social justice groups working together to build the youth clean energy and climate movement.

Green Teacher

Dedicated to helping educators, both inside and outside of schools, promote environmental awareness among young people aged 6-19.

Active & Safe Routes to School

… promotes the use of active and efficient transportation for the daily trip to school, addressing health and traffic safety issues while taking action on air pollution and climate change.

AASHE: General Resources for Campus Sustainability

The resources in this section provide general background information on sustainability in higher education, including events, organizations, case studies, and presentations.

PEEP: Energy and Climate Change

The Physics & Ethics Education Project is an interactive website and virtual learning environment for secondary school science teachers and their students. It is a teaching resource developed to highlight the moral, ethical, social, economic, environmental and technological implications and applications of physics.

A Student’s Guide to Climate Change

From the US Environmental Protection Agency

Food Gardening for Schools

Whether you already have a thriving food garden at school or are just starting to plan yours, this free guide to Food Gardening for Schools (PDF) will help you keep it growing strong.

Critical Paths: 12 inspiring cases of ethical careers in science and technology

12 scientists and engineers tell of their experiences in trying to follow an ethical career. The cases cover a wide range of issues relating to the environment, social justice, the military, and animal welfare.

The Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change

This book includes both the basics of climate change science and perspectives on teaching a subject that has become socially and politically polarized. The focus audience is high school Earth science and environmental science teachers, and it is written with an eye toward the kind of information and graphics that a secondary school teacher might need in the classroom. Print copies are available for purchase here and a PDF version is available above as a free download.

Last updated: 2017-11-28

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