In 2009-2010, Camp Fire USA staff revised their Wise Old Willie K-8 curriculum for after school programs to include topics of waste reduction. The revised Wise Old Willie youth curriculum is a fun and engaging compilation of activities covering topics of natural resources, reducing and reusing waste, recycling, and household hazardous waste.
Carver County Library staff created these 10 storytime lessons as part of their 2009-2010 grant project. Each storytime lesson includes book suggestions, songs and fingerplays, and ideas for creative project ideas. Geared toward early childhood age children.
This tool kit serves as a comprehensive resource for congregations who wish to actively respond to environmental issues that currently affect our families and communities. The tool kit contains information on which religious groups can focus their environmental education and action.
The Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Tool Kit incorporates waste and toxicity reduction information into programs. The tool kit includes: * Background and preparation information for educators about waste and toxicity reduction * Lesson ideas for parent-child interaction activities and adults. * Resources to support teaching waste and toxicity reduction concepts including handouts, websites, learning trunks and presenters.
The staff at the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin and Minnesota River Valleys created a tool kit and patch program can be used to learn how to reduce waste, improve recycling and reduce toxicity to make this world a better place. The tool kit is geared to 4th - 12th graders.
This Power Point focuses on Reusing, Reducing and Recycling. It is designed to be used by anyone reaching an adult audience. It has great photos and is simple and easy to present. Contact Hands On Twin Cities for additional tips on presenting this Power Point and to inquire about checking out the visual materials that go along with this presentation.
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This 17-slide presentation by Sara Habig, Communications Manager at Dakota County, will give you insight and ideas on how to understand your audience and effectively communicate your messages with a variety of audiences.
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The Psychology of Sustainable Behavior: Tips for Empowering People to Take Environmentally Positive Action
The Psychology of Sustainable Behavior, by Dr. Christie Manning, is the report on which she based her presentation. The report includes the tips she described in her talk and explains why the tips are effective and examples on how to use the tips.