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Eco-Schools Journal: PS 31

Eco-Schools Journal: PS 31

Celebrating Sustainability w/PS 31 Teacher Sheri Sankner At the four Greenpoint Eco-Schools, sustainability is a team effort.  Behind every significant school environmental award, notable student achievement, or successful stewardship project are teams of dedicated individuals, family members, community partners, and−especially important−educators who know that environmental education plays a crucial role in our children’s future and…

Eco-Schools Gets Trashy

Eco-Schools Gets Trashy

One Person’s Trash Is Not Another Person’s Treasure By Fai Walker, Greenpoint Eco-Schools Sustainability Coach @ MS 126 During NYC schools’ mid-winter break, sixteen students from MS 126 in Greenpoint Brooklyn, two committed parents, and one very creative science teacher, Steven House, spent four days exploring the Eco-Schools Pathway to Sustainability, Consumption and Waste in… Read More

Not all Air is Clean Air

Not all Air is Clean Air

Learning about What we Breathe at PS110 By 3rd Graders from Ms. Head’s Class at PS110 and Fran Agnone On a rainy Friday at PS110K – The Monitor School, Ms. Fortunato’s 3rd grade STEM Class transformed into an investigation into air quality. What makes air clean? And what makes it dirty? Below are the thoughts… Read More

Eco-Hero Bunny Yan

Eco-Hero Bunny Yan

Inverting the Waste Paradigm for Fashion Perhaps you have seen Bunny: she was a lupine fixture at Town Square’s SummerStarz events, where she led hi-jinx Cosplay Swaps for the Guardian of the Galaxy and Grease movie nights. Or perhaps you’ve seen her in midwinter on the streets of Greenpoint, wearing her signature fluffy leopard onesie…. Read More

The Universe Under My Feet

The Universe Under My Feet

Greenpoint Eco-Schools Update, from MS126 “I never knew that there was a whole other universe right under my feet!“ eighth grader, Jessica Ayala exclaimed. A student at MS 126, Jessica and nine other students recently completed the eight-week Eco-Schools Green STEM Afterschool Club where they studied soil, compost, and soil microbiology. As a veteran Afterschool… Read More