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  • Megan Azadian was able to run the waste management testing in the park big belly trash can recycling took tests with varying numbers of disposal units She discovered that having no trash cans was the most effective
  • One of Last year projects was to create a geodesic dome to increase harvest time
  • Becomes compost at another farm and developing an onsite composter. Saves the school money in the long run.
  • Faculty – What they buy use in class and paper reduction energy conservation using the building effectively waste management moving away from textbooks and think more outside of the boxDavid – all the things that we purchase from paper to expo markers and trying to find sustainable source like refillable markers to reduce consumption
  • Green Students – James – changing consumerism behavior in students vote with ur dollar shoes food ect displays his info around the building with pre and post surveys Nicole and Shawna
  • MR Schools ManchesterEssex

    1. 1. Manchester Essex Regional School District Green Team March 27th, 2012 Free Powerpoint Templates Page 1 © Manchester Essex Regional School District
    2. 2. MERSD Green Team Mission StatementThe Green Team of Essex and Manchesteridentifies and develops programs and initiativesdesigned to increase stewardship, responsibility,awareness, and passion for sustainable livingpractices and the environment. Using knowledgeand skills learned in the school and communityenvironments, green initiatives enrich the learningexperience, strengthen communities, and teach civic responsibility, STEAM, and 21st- century skills. Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 2
    3. 3. SignageFree Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 3
    4. 4. District Single Stream Recycling (SSR) Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 4
    5. 5. District Compost On-site compost Project Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 5
    6. 6. Lunch at MERMHS Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 6
    7. 7. CollectionFree Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 7
    8. 8. Other District-Wide Initiatives - Curriculum connections -Cape Ann green coalition – ―Seaside Sustainability‖ -Kevin C’s Scholar Project (local businesses) - Paper usage reduction  - Greening the kitchens - Green cleaning products - Moving to a ZERO waste system Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 8
    9. 9. Courses Green Scholars 1.0 & 2.0 DescriptionsAn environmental sustainability course designed to integrate: • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) • 21st-Century Skills • Environmental Literacy • Service-LearningMethods of learning include dynamic educational practices,including project management, experiential education,community service learning (CSL) and inquiry-based learning. Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 9
    10. 10. Green Scholars 1.0 - PHILOSOPHYStudents are inherently curious, creative and eagerto solve problems, therefore, Green Scholars 1.0& 2.0—in collaboration with community partnersand the service learning model—cultivateempowered, informed and progressive studententrepreneurial leaders who will be equipped toface 21st century environmental challenges. Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 10
    11. 11. Green Scholars 1.0 – HOW IT WORKS•Scholars are selected to work with individual teachers whofill the ―Advisor‖ role.•Advisors are teachers or staff members that have sharedinterest in helping to create a more sustainable world.•The advisor plays the role of facilitator, one that should becareful not to provide the Scholar answers rather morequestions to excite further exploration.•Students also identify and work with a partner in theschool/community. Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 11
    12. 12. Green Scholar ProjectsEdible Schoolyard Social Media Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 12
    13. 13. Green Scholar ProjectsGreenhouses & Geodesic Domes Wind Power Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 13
    14. 14. Green Scholar Projects Sustainable Food & DH Waste Management Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 14
    15. 15. Green Scholar ProjectsFaculty Going Green Sustainable Purchasing Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 15
    16. 16. Green Scholar Projects Green Students Environmental Literacy Exams Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 16
    17. 17. Green Scholar ProjectsGreen Team Business Biofuel Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 17
    18. 18. Green Scholars 1.0 v5 Available to districts for a nominal fee Easily adaptable to any high school setting Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 18
    19. 19. QUESTIONS? Eric MagersGreenTeam@mersd.org 978.525.6469 Free Powerpoint Templates Essex Regional School District © Manchester Page 19

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