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Investigations in Science: Going Green  

Internet Resources Pathfinder for Teachers 

Resources for Going Green 

Going green in MCPS  

Going Green in Maryland Schools 

Sustainable Campus Initiative: Green Campus Resources http://sci.cfans.umn.edu/Resources.html 

U.S. Green Building Council http://www.usgbc.org/ 

Build Green School http://www.buildgreenschools.org/news/index.html 

Green Schools 101 http://www.buildgreenschools.org/gs101/index.html 

Build Green Schools Resource Library http://www.buildgreenschools.org/resources/index.html 

http://www.ase.org/section/program/greenschl  

Excellence in Green Building Curriculum Incentive Grants 

http://www.usgbc.org/Docs/News/FAQs%20Incentive%20Grants%20_2_.pdf 

National Clearninghouse for Educational Facilities http://www.edfacilities.org/ 

NCEF Resource Lists http://www.edfacilities.org/rl/index.cfm 

Article: Loudoun Valley High School Students Lead Wetlands Project 

http://www.leesburg2day.com/articles/2007/10/25/schools/edt4wetlands102507.prt 

Learning at a green school illuminated by daylight-research article found at  

http://www.cityofseattle.net/light/conserve/sustainability/studies/cv5_sl.htm  

Green Field Trips 

Observe the largest ‘green’ higher education building in MD at The Universities at Shady Grove 

Observe the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Merrill Building in Annapolis  

Visit the National Building Museum’s Green Exhibit 

Understanding the carbon cycle and calculating your carbon footprint 

http://www.nps.gov/archive/olym/hand/process/ccycle.htm 

http://www.meetthegreens.org/features/carbon-calculator.html 

http://fplenergy.apogee.net/kids/carbonfootprint.aspx 

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/difference.html 

http://www.srh.weather.gov/srh/jetstream/atmos/energy.htm 

Understanding Bias in Scientific Research 

Bias in science articles from the USGS 

 Aerosols – It’s O.K. to Spray- Free curriculum, resources and downloads 

Understanding Conservation 

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~dallan/nre220/outline23.htm  

Using the sun for energy 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/28/world/europe/28germany.html?ex=1311739200&en=ca87c722af0f2adb&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss  

 http://www.eere.energy.gov/kids/ 

Eco-tainment found on the 24 hour Planet Green from Discovery

http://planetgreen.discovery.com/  

Wa$ted-Weds. 9pm 

Mean Green Machines-Tues. 9:30pm 

Hollywood Green-Thurs. 9pm 

Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs Tommy Lee-Sun. 10pm 

Stuff Happens-Tues. 9pm 

   

   

Register your students for the Siemens We can change the world challenge at: 

http://www.wecanchange.com/   

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