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Environmental Class at GMU

Environmental class at George Mason University on 4/24/13. We were participating in the NOVA Outside Green Schools Environmental Action Showcase. The students were very excited to share their knowledge with everyone. This is the student designed exhibit that highlights the research the students have completed so far. Do you see the ipad minis? We brought […]

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Thanks to Kurt Moser from Earth Source the Environmental Class had the opportunity to decorate two rain barrels for the Caring for our Watersheds contest. Polk will have one barrel placed in our gorgeous courtyard area and the other will reside in the garden area. Did you know? Collecting and storing rainwater can save the […]

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Geothermal video

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Global warming video

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Green roof video

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Solar video

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Nate taking the solar powered car on a test drive. He built it out of Legos.

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Kurt Moser visits from Earth Force

On Friday, March 1 the Environmental Class was fortunate to have Mr. Kurt Moser from the non-profit, Earth Force, visit. Earth Force’s philosophy is to engage young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future. “At Earth Force, we are passionate about youth finding their voice and […]

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Alexandria Earth Day ~ April 20

EARTH DAY is coming soon….. Saturday, April 20 – Alexandria City Earth Day 10-2pm “Every Drop Counts” is the theme. Students are encouraged to showcase water through artistic talents. The categories are: literature (poems/essays), fashion, visual arts (painting/photography) and the performing arts (music/dance). Water is essential for life on Earth. Possible sources of inspiration: rain/snow, […]

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Mr. King’s ten minute tour of JKP’s sustainable systems

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