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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Activity: Students will create and design their own lighthouse.