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Aachen Arlington Dialog 2011


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Presentation with hands-on exhibits for High School Students from Aachen, for dialog on environment and immigration.

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Aachen Arlington Dialog 2011

  1. 1. Aachen & Arlington Dialog on Environmental Education Mary Van Dyke for Arlington Sister City Association
  2. 2. American Dreams
  3. 3. Light and Latitude
  4. 4. Soil
  5. 5. What grows?
  6. 6. Arlington Traditional School (ATS) Garden
  7. 7. Goals? <ul><li>Increase biodiversity </li></ul><ul><li>Build community </li></ul>
  8. 8. Players…. Connections <ul><li>Identify your community webs </li></ul>
  9. 11. Native Landscape
  10. 12. Colonial Williamsburg Garden <ul><li>4th Grade Virginia Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Study and label plants - properties and uses </li></ul><ul><li>Native and non-native plants </li></ul>
  11. 13. Veg Patch - Food to Eat <ul><li>Start small and grow </li></ul><ul><li>Link growing and eating </li></ul><ul><li>Give to own community </li></ul><ul><li>“ Plant a Row” for AFAC </li></ul><ul><li>APS Food Services </li></ul>
  12. 14. Next steps… <ul><li>Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul>
  13. 15. Contact: Mary Van Dyke, [email_address] The ATS Gardening Blog is on Arlington Public Schools website.