Latest Environmental education Stories

2009-10-07 15:27:00

SACO, Maine, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, September 30, sixth grade students from Poland, Minot, and Mechanic Falls left their classrooms behind to converge on Ferry Beach Ecology School (FBES) in Saco for a three-day science education adventure.

2009-10-05 09:16:00

Deadline to Apply is Dec. 18 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2009-09-24 17:11:00

Saturday, April 17, 2010 - Reliant Center at Reliant Park HOUSTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Schools in the Humble Independent School District recently received an unprecedented gift that will bolster their curriculum in math, science, technology, robotics and environmental education.

2009-09-24 08:00:00

Co-Founder & CEO Philippe Cousteau Joined by President Bill Clinton and Grammy Award Winner Usher Raymond IV to Announce Unprecedented Service Learning Program Reaching Millions of U.S. Middle and High School Students NEW YORK, Sept.

2009-08-17 10:27:00

Programs Provide Training, Hands-On Activities for Students, Others HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

2009-08-13 09:49:03

A mismatch between education and youth services is blamed for many British students believing they're being punished by rural conservation assignments. Britain's Economic and Social Research Council, which funded the conservation projects, said it found many young volunteers traveled long distances from cities to short-term projects in rural areas believing they were being punished for being disruptive or naughty at school.

2009-07-30 08:48:00

DETROIT, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Detroit is getting a much-needed "green" boost this summer, as more than 100 Detroit public high school students are participating in the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program promoting environmental stewardship and skills development.

2009-06-03 12:01:00

Deadline extended one week NEWARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teachers interested in vying for one of PSEG's Environmental Education Grants now have a few more days to work on their applications.

2009-05-05 08:54:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grassroots Environmental Education, a New York-based non-profit today announces the launch of a new comprehensive, science-based greenweb, "HowGreenIsMyTown.org. Created by Doug and Patti Wood, the 200-plus page online initiative draws together resources from government agencies and non-profits across America to address the issues of climate change, sustainability and environmental health in one user-friendly site.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.