September 2020 Spark Activity!

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Welcome Back to School!

To kickstart your year back to school, we invite you to engage in our September Spark Activity by asking a question that sparks your curiosity, challenges you to find a creative solution for it and sharing the solution with your friends and family!




September Spark Question


What changes can you make this year to your daily routines that will reduce your carbon footprint and have a positive impact on the environment? Find out more by scrolling down!




GreenLearning’s Spiral Inquiry Model







Our Spiral Inquiry Model is a unique framework to get students engaged in a hand-on manner exploring a problem!

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SEPTEMBER SPARK ACTIVITY


Communicate & Take Action

Communicate results with your peers and take action to improve!


Analyze

  • How will I know I was successful?
  • What did I do last year to prepare for school? What did I change?
  • What can I take away from my research that can be used to make changes school wide?

Hypothesis

  • Can I car pool to school?
  • Is it better to pack a lunch or buy one?
  • How many of my school supplies are new? Made from recycled material? How much do I REALLY need?
  • What technological tools can I use to reduce my consumption of goods?

Explore

  • Technology
  • Impacts of energy and energy types
  • School cafeteria waste
  • Transportation
  • Where do most students purchase their school supplies?

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