Solar One PD Training For Teachers

The NYC DOE Office of Sustainability and the STEM Department are partnering to launch the NYC Solar Schools Education Program. A key goal of the program is to connect the solar installations on school buildings to curriculum, allowing teachers to use solar as a tool for students to learn about renewable energy and sustainability, and […]

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Border Crossers’ Post-Election Resources for Parents and Educators

Border Crossers, an organization that trains educators and parents on addressing issues of race and equity in the classroom, has put together a resource sheet for addressing the 2016 election with students and children. The sheet includes self-care resources, helpful articles, book lists, advice on how to respond to racism and bias in the classroom, […]

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Gowanus Canal Conservancy’s STEM curriculum

Teachers can download the Gowanus Canal Conservancy’s free new STEM Gowanus Curriculum! The Curriculum Package:  Includes pre, post and field lessons, background text, maps and handouts  Integrates Science, ELA and Social Studies Is aligned with Common Core Standards and Next Generation Science Standards Is adaptable for grades 5-8 Uses the design process for project-based learning The six […]

Grow to Learn Step-By-Step Registration Guide

Download our step-by-step guide to starting a garden!  We cover each process in detail, from starting your garden committee to registering with Grow to Learn. Each step comes with an associated worksheet to help you plan!

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USDA’s “Dig In” Curriculum

The USDA’s Food & Nutrition Services Team has developed a middle school garden-to-classroom curriculum.  “Dig In” explores a world of possibilities in the garden and on your plate using ten inquiry-based lessons that engage 5th and 6th graders in growing, harvesting, tasting, and learning about fruits and vegetables.  You can access the 10-lesson series through the […]

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“Nourish” free downloadable curriculum

Nourish is an educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability, particularly in schools and communities. To inform and inspire the largest number of people, Nourish combines PBS television, curriculum resources, web content, short films, and teacher and youth seminars. With a distinctly positive vision, Nourish celebrates both food and community. […]

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