Student Blog Posts

For our final STEM quest of the year, students took up the challenge of becoming agents of change for the environment. Having studied food webs and ecosystems, as well as climate change and other environmental challenges, each student chose one action-oriented project to make a difference for the environment, and then documented it in a reflective blog post. Here are a few samples:

Would You Throw a Beach Cleanup? I Did. 
By Summer Williams

It may seem like a daunting task at first, but in the end, your beach cleanup will not only affect you, it will also affect your community and all the animals living in the ocean next to the beach you cleaned up. In this blog post I will show you 6 easy steps on how to throw a beach cleanup! 
Read the full blog post here.

I upcycled clothing and it was way harder than I thought   
By Lily Maloney

What if instead of throwing out old pieces of clothing that still fit you upcycle them? You don't really need to buy new clothes when the average american throws out 65 pounds of clothing per year. Let me tell you how to upcycle instead!
Read the full blog post here. And watch the video version here!

Bake the World a Better Place!
By Ben Hobson

A bake sale is a great way to raise money, awareness and weight! I feel that we can join together and make an impact on the world by saving starving kids in Africa, stopping ocean pollution, funding research for breast cancer, and much, much more with bake sales. I hope you will take your opportunities and privileges and use them for good. Read on for 10 steps to make your own successful bake sale!
Read the full blog post here.

Congratulations to all the students for their hard work, their clear actions to help the environment, and their reflections as documented in these and many other blogs! 

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