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Sustainability Lesson Clearinghouse

PreK-2 Health

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mining
Lesson Type:
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
  • Other
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge
Drip and Drop's Adventure
Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
Sustainability Topic:
  • Water
GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge
Food Pyramid Relay Race
Lesson Type:
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Other
Grow Your Own Basil Pesto
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Grow Your Own Fresh Tomato Salsa
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Grow Your Own Herb Vinaigrette
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Grow Your Own Pizza
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Habitat Hot Spots
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Project
  • Other
Sustainability Topic:
  • Ecosystems
  • Green Building
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Building Program
How Trash Becomes Litter
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Other
Sustainability Topic:
  • Waste Reduction
GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
It's In Your Hands
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Experiment
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Ecosystems
  • Green Building
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Building Program
Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Group Work
Sustainability Topic:
  • Other
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Plant Parts Salad
Lesson Type:
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Recognizing Litter
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Lecture
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Waste Reduction
GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
Snack Smart
Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Other
GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
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