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June 2021

Creative Reuse

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Virtual
Free

We’re all aware of the 3 R’s, reduce, reuse, & recycle but what many don’t realize is that the first 2 are significantly more important than recycling in reducing waste. Learn more about steps you can take in your own life to reuse and about some local organizations that are leading the charge. Special Guest Speakers: Leah Sherry, Executive Director, Turnip Green Creative Reuse This event is free and open to the public. Registration required to view live. _____________________________________________  …

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July 2021

Introduction to Sustainable Classrooms

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Virtual

Join Urban Green Lab for professional development including lessons, projects, and partner resources on how to incorporate sustainable living into the classroom. Inspire your students to ensure a better quality of life for all, now and into the future.

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Introduction to Sustainable Classrooms

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Virtual

Join Urban Green Lab for professional development including lessons, projects, and partner resources on how to incorporate sustainable living into the classroom. Inspire your students to ensure a better quality of life for all, now and into the future.

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Joyful Learning 101

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Virtual

Join local organization, Our Joyful Learning Community, for an overview of 7 strategies for how to create culturally relevant nature-based programs and curriculum, and apply them to your context. 

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Reducing Waste in Schools

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Virtual

Interested in waste reduction through prevention, rescue, and recycling? Want to know how to conduct a food waste audit in your cafeteria? Join us for Reducing Waste in Schools to learn the most sustainable ways to reduce waste and hear from a teacher who’s done it all. 

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PBL & Sustainable City Challenge

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Virtual

Use project-based learning to explore sustainability, teach STEAM, and explore real-world solutions. Review the UGL Sustainable City Challenge project and hear from a teacher who has delivered it multiple times, even virtually!

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EcoRise Classroom Resources & Grants

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Virtual

Re-imagine your classroom (remote, hybrid, or in-person) as a laboratory for applied sustainability education! Explore how EcoRise curriculum, resources, and grant funds for student-driven projects can be used to increase student engagement and cultivate eco-literacy on your campus and in your community.

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