Calendar of Events

  • Monday, 11/18/02:
    Theme: Stewardship Monday
    Quote: "The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness." John Muir
    Activity: Have various grades adopt part of the schoolyard. Students will make posters about their particular area and do a daily cleanup or undertake a beautification project for their area.
    http://idea.uml.edu/nps/gulf/ACTGUIDE.HTM

  • Tuesday, 11/19/02:
    Theme: Environmental Tuesday
    Quote: "Humans and plants have much in common. Both enjoy sunlight, music and tender loving care." Laura Stuchinsky, quoted from The Future is Abundant
    Activity: Have students working in pairs and take an inventory of some of the trees on the school campus.
    http://www.nwf.org

  • Wednesday, 11/20/02:
    Theme: GIS Wednesday
    Quote: "If you are thinking one year ahead, sow seed. If you are thinking 10 years ahead, plant a tree. If you are thinking 100 years ahead, educate the people." Chinese Proverb
    Activity: GIS Environmental Day. Plan in advance or have someone in the city that uses GIS come and speak to students.
    http://www.esri.com

  • Thursday, 11/21/02:
    Theme: Recreational Thursday
    Quote: "The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future." Marya Mannes
    Activity: Students will draw a picture that displays their favorite recreational site and write why they enjoy it.
    http://www.recreation.gov


  • Friday, 11/22/02:
    Theme: Luminary Friday
    Quote: "This country was founded on a belief that citizens should be involved in decisions affecting their lives." Kevin L. Gericke, Jay Sullivan, and J. Douglas Wellman, Public Participation in National Forest Planning
    Activity: Students will create and design their own lighthouse.
    http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/weblighthouses/lighthouse_curriculum.html
   

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