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mission green technology

 

e n v i r o n m e n t

mission green technology is ITEEA's committment to helping our teachers and students become aware of how they can make a difference about the environment.

Students taking K-12 technology, innovation, design, and engineering (TIDE) courses are using their ingenuity to design, invent and engineer solutions to technological problems related to the use of natural and human resources improving planet Earth and our quality of life.


PRESENTATIONS

Okala - Learning Ecological Design (PowerPoint)


GENERAL INFORMATION

Air Pollution Effects and Solutions
http://atlantaaccompanies.com/info/air-pollution-effects-and-solutions

Your Online Guide to Air Pollution
http://www.dialcomfort.com/your-online-guide-to-air-pollution.html

Global Green USA
http://www.globalgreen.org/

Car and Motor Vehicle Emmissions
http://www.cheapcarinsurance.net/car-and-motor-vehicle-emissions-information-and-statistics/

Great Ways to Go Green
http://www.plu.edu/sustainability/How-can-I-be-involved/Great-Ways-to-go-Green-at-PLU/home.php

A Guide to Green Furniture
http://www.sofasandsectionals.com/green-furniture-guide

Beyondbenign.com
http://www.beyondbenign.org/

Treehugger.com
http://www.treehugger.com/

Safe Water Group - Environmental News Summaries
http://www.safewatergroup.org/

National Geographic Green Guide
http://www.thegreenguide.com/

How Stuff Works
http://www.storyofstuff.com/

Earthhour.org – Climate Change
http://www.earthhour.org/Homepage.aspx 

Greenseal.org – Buy Green
http://greenseal.org/

Green Living: Most Popular Articles
http://greenliving.about.com/popular.htm

Green Supply Line
http://www.greensupplyline.com/;jsessionid=AW0E5JFZDTVZZQE1GHRSKHWATMY32JVN

The International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment
http://www.grantsalert.com/grants.cfm?id=4&gid=29907

New York Times - Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/science/earth/20trash.html?scp=1&sq=
%2b%22Biodegradable+Products%22&st=nyt
 

How Stuff Works - 5 Green Mobile Apps
http://science.howstuffworks.com/earth/green-technology/sustainable/home/5-green-mobile-apps.htm 

Terracycle
http://www.terracycle.net/ 

Earthday Network – Welcome to the Green Generation
http://www.earthday.net/greengeneration

Earthday Network - Green Jobs and the New Economy
http://earthday.net/greenjobs

Ecofont
http://www.ecofont.eu/ecofont_en.html

Making Every Day Earth Day; How to Reduce, Recycle & Reuse
http://earth911.com/

Turning old Tshirts into a reusable grocery bag
http://www.marthastewart.com/article/good-thing-t-shirt-bag?xsc=stf_MSLO-ARTICLE&  

Biodegradable electronics dissolve after use
http://rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2009/November/10110901.asp

Recycled Skateboard Furniture
http://deckstool.com/

NASA - Waste Limitation Management and Recycling Design Challenge
http://wlmr.nasa.gov/ 


BOOKS

Introduction to Green Living
http://www.lablearning.com/255-5?sc=2&category=5416 

Techie Non Fiction Books
http://www.thinkgeek.com/books/nonfiction/bd19/ 

The Everything Green Classroom Book: From recycling to conservation, all you need to create an eco-friendly learning environment
http://www.amazon.com/Everything-Green-Classroom-Book-conservation/dp/1605503517/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248873038&sr=8-1


LESSON PLANS

NIE Green Teachers Guide (PDF)

30 Second Clay Animated Commercial Lesson Plan (PDF)

Dream Up The Future-Lesson Plans & Classroom Activities
http://egfi-k12.org/

Planet Green 15 Green School Projects
http://planetgreen.discovery.com/go-green/school-teachers/green-schools-projects.html

Dream in Green: Green Schools Challenge
http://www.dreamingreen.org/project_school.php

Earthday Network - Bobbie Bigfoot Sustainability Lesson Plans
http://ww2.earthday.net/bobbybigfoot 


CURRICULUM

Eco-Power: A Wind Energy Engineering Curricular Resource Guide (PDF)

The Need Project - Curriculum Guides and Program Resources
http://www.need.org/curriculum.php 

SAGE - Systems and Global Engineering
http://www.ciese.org/sage/ 

The Journal - 5 States Developing Green Curriculum
http://thejournal.com/articles/2009/06/24/5-states-developing-green-curriculum.aspx 

How to Set Up an Environmentally Friendly, Green Classroom
http://k6educators.about.com/od/classroomorganization/a/greenclassroom.htm


VIDEOS

Meet the Greens (resources for 9-12 yrs)
http://meetthegreens.pbskids.org/features/

The STEM Pipeline
http://www.thefutureschannel.com/stempipeline/

ELECTRONIC FLOOD - Recycling Computers
http://www.thefutureschannel.com/dockets/hands-on_math/recycling_computers/ 

The Daily Green - How to Raise Chemical Free Kids: Non-Toxic Solutions from Deirdre Imus
http://www.thedailygreen.com/living-green/chemical-free-kids/deirdre-imus-47081804#ixzz0OqNA7rMD

Green Power Science
http://www.greenpowerscience.com/

Using The Weather To Go Green
http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2008/0712-using_the_weather_to_go_green.htm

Recycling Without Sorting
http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2007/1002-recycling_without_sorting.htm

Small Fish Detect Big Problems
http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2007/0303-small_fish_detect_big_problems.htm

Turning Trash Into Power
http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/2006/1002-turning_trash_into_power.htm

The Open Source Hydrogen Car
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkgoNnKCA4s

Ford Hybrid Hydrogen Vehicle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uOa3IUndgI

 

 

 

 

 

 

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See who has already committed to teaching GREEN in the classroom!

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