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Sustainability Lesson Clearinghouse

Middle School Science

Growing a Native American "Three Sisters" Garden
Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Growing Pains: Assessing the Complexities in Plant Growth
Lesson Type:
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Harnessing Solar Energy
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge
How Long Does Trash Last?
Lesson Type:
  • Group Work
Sustainability Topic:
  • Waste Reduction
GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
How Solar Cells Work
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Energy Challenge
Hybrid Engines
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
GEF Program Category:
  • I Ride Green
Hybrid Vehicles Cut Pollution
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Other
Sustainability Topic:
  • Climate Change
  • Other
GEF Program Category:
  • I Ride Green
Idle Off
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Group Work
  • Other
Sustainability Topic:
  • Climate Change
GEF Program Category:
  • I Ride Green
Indoor Gardening by Building a Simple Hydroponics
Lesson Type:
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge
Investigating Sustainable Transportation Options
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Group Work
  • Other
Sustainability Topic:
  • Climate Change
GEF Program Category:
  • I Ride Green
Invisible Water
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
Sustainability Topic:
  • Water
GEF Program Category:
  • Sustainable Water Challenge
It's Easy Being Green!
Lesson Type:
  • Discussion
  • Group Work
  • Project
Sustainability Topic:
  • Green Building
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Building Program
It's Up in the Air!
Lesson Type:
  • Experiment
Sustainability Topic:
  • Green Building
GEF Program Category:
  • Green Building Program
Land Fill Gas (LFG) a Source of Energy?
Lesson Type:
  • Other
Sustainability Topic:
  • Waste Reduction
GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge
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