Displaying 46 out of 46 Projects
Projects through the Building Learners Program
PS 104 Community Garden
June 19, 2020
Far Rockaway, New York

The students will be involved in creating and maintaining a community garden. They will be active in amending the soil, spring and fall cleanups, planting items, removing weeds as they grow, watering on a daily basis, pruning, staking and caging plants as they grow and harvesting crops.

E Mālama I Ke Kino (Take Care of Your Body)
May 20, 2020
Wailuku, Hawaii

We are a blended learning school focused on teaching through face-to-face, virtual, and independent learning. Many of our students are on their computers for at least 15-20 hours a week. We feel that a void that we have is a lack of focus on physical and mental well being through exercise, health education, and mindfulness exercises.

Going Green
May 04, 2020
Norcross, Georgia

Kindergarteners will learn about the impact waste has on the environment, and how they can do their part to ensure their school, homes, and community's are aware and participating in their "Green Movement".

Everyday a Farm Day
February 04, 2020
Ambrose, Georgia
BAS Rooftop Garden
November 20, 2019
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Earth Day is Everyday!
November 15, 2019
Chicago, Illinois

This project seeks to bring all of our students together, from prekindergarten through grade 8, for the purpose of bringing our school garden beds to life.

Everett Garden Clean Up
November 02, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

We will remove dead plant material, move and straighten the garden sign, put down landscaping fabric, and mulch the garden space.

30 Day Green Challenge
October 31, 2019
Columbus, Ohio

I am organizing a 30 day green challenge. I will be giving students 30 tips on how they can be sustainable in campus and give them free items along the way to help with making a bigger impact.

Humann Elementary Courtyard Cleanup
October 31, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

We recently renovated our courtyard and would love support in making it more inviting and appealing to our student body population. We want it to be a space that students and staff can enjoy and engage in being outdoors together.

Santa Teresa - Phoenix Community Garden
October 31, 2019
San Jose, California

Construct raised beds for school and community garden.

Boise Paper Tree Planting and Tree Distribution
October 26, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida

Planting 50 trees on campus. Distributing 500 trees to the community. Educating school students about trees and the relationship between paper companies and tree planting.

Science Experiments and Displays
October 25, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

To fully enrich our science curriculum, students need to experience science first hand. This allows students to full grasp the wonders and awes of the science fields.

Sheridan's Green Apple Day of Service
October 12, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska

We hope to have Scouts and their families help prepare our Outdoor Classroom for the winter, but we also plan to schedule University of Nebraska-Lincoln students to help provide nature enrichment activities for younger children.

WIlshire Crest Garden/Farm Beautification
October 05, 2019
Los Angeles, California

Preparing soil for planting of covers crops, weeding/mulching paths, preparing raised vegetable beds for planting of vegetable and fruit crops to be used in our SEED to Table program.

Riverside Drive Charter School Campus & Garden Beautification Day
October 05, 2019
Sherman Oaks, California

8:30am-12pm on Saturday, October 5th: Come join us for a Campus & Garden Beautification day! Bring your gardening gloves, rakes, shovels, a hat, and some sunscreen as we get down and dirty and clean up the campus and 17 raised garden beds!

Outdoor Learning and Sustainability Initiative at Forest Oak Middle School
October 01, 2019
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Forest Oak Middle School (FOMS) is a public school in Montgomery County, MD that serves nearly 900 students, the majority of which are Hispanic and African-American. The FOMS campus is unique in that it contains a variety of ecosystem types, including forest, stream, and meadow areas.

Creating an Outdoor Learning Space at Felicita Elementary School
September 28, 2019
Escondido, California

Balfour Beatty Construction in partnership with the San Diego Green Building Council is hosting its 8th annual Green Apple Day of Service! This year we have the opportunity to host our event for Escondido Union School District, and we will be building a new outdoor learning space and reading garden at Felicita Elementary School.

Outdoor Opportunities
September 28, 2019
Chicago, Illinois

Join us as we create an outdoor commons area, build solar panels, create an apiary, paint school signage and prepare the garden for fall. We will activate spaces on the exterior of the Gary Comer Youth Center. These activities involve carpentry, painting, STEM and gardening.

Monarch Montessori: Natural Learning Environment
September 27, 2019
Denver, Colorado

Working with Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) we will build out a portion of their outdoor play area with a focus on natural play areas.

Taft Middle School
September 26, 2019
SAN DIEGO, California

Brummitt has secured the morning of Thursday, Sep. 26th at Taft Middle School (9191 Gramercy Drive, San Diego) to work with 2 science classes to plant a couple of raised garden beds and vertical planter pocket walls.

Qatar Eco-Schools Congress 2019
September 25, 2019
Doha, Qatar

Qatar Eco-schools Congress 2019 is the first event in Doha to engage students from different schools to promote sustainability and green practices, exchange ideas and experiences, lessons learned.

Operation Outdoor Clean-Up 2
September 21, 2019
Irmo, South Carolina

We will be working on our Nature Trail. Pruning, weeding, etc...

Millikan Garden Revival
September 21, 2019
Sherman Oaks, California

Join us Saturday September 21st from 8:00am to 12:30pm for Millikan Garden Beautification Day to kickoff the Garden Revival Project. Our goal is to re-establish and maintain Millikans 1 acre campus gardens/farm through collaborations and partnerships within the school community and the larger community as well.

Garden Clean-up Day 2019
September 21, 2019
Delray Beach, Florida

Our Plumosa Garden is ready for preparation for the new school year! Come dig in the dirt with us on Saturday, 9/21 from 9-12 am!

Beautify the Primary School
September 20, 2019
Gages Lake, Illinois

We will be painting our playground and doing hallway murals. Classrooms will be working on a rock mural and decorating water bottles to reduce our waste.

Operation Outdoor Clean-Up
September 20, 2019
Irmo, South Carolina

Our gardens and nature trail are in dire need of tending since the summer. We are in need of volunteers to help our students clean up our learning spaces. We need some weeding, pruning, etc..

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary Restoration Project
September 18, 2019
Chevy Chase, Maryland

The Tower Companies will be back at Woodend Sanctuary with ANS for the second year in a row! Woodend Sanctuary is a beautiful 40-acre property, which is currently undergoing a 50 year master restoration plan.

Northeastern University Sustainability Service Mapping
September 18, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

Campus wide mapping of recycling bins, composting bins, bike racks, and mapping of other parts of campus that contribute to the overall Sustainability of Northeastern.

Finney Elementary School Garden
September 15, 2019
San Diego, California

Finney Elementary School needs help to complete construction of our school garden. Once the garden build is complete, our school can begin various programs. We will develop a garden club which our after-school program students will participate in as a volunteer service club.

2 by 2 Revitalize the Zoo
September 13, 2019
Ridgeway, Virginia

Student volunteers will work with their adult mentors to clean up and beautify the grounds, perform a pond cleanup, and install panels for a goat exhibit at a local learning ranch that hosts classes for members of the special needs community and visitors from around the region as they learn about the importance of animal and earth cycles.

Sustainable Landscaping and the Arts
September 07, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida

Haskell is partnering with LaVilla School of the Arts, which is celebrating their 20th anniversary, to provide an improved experience when entering the school. The project will include the addition of native landscaping to include a pollinator garden and rain garden, educational signage, new seating and additional art-related improvements.

Education for action_site visit of Infosys Campus, Chandigarh
September 04, 2019
Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Aligned with the vision of Mr. Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO and President, GBCI and U.S. Green Building Council, GBCI India and Infosys joined hands to curate and conduct a learning tour for students from prominent architectural colleges in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, ahead of Teachers’Day.

Help Us Learn About the Outdoors While We Are Outdoors!
September 02, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Please help me give my students a picnic table for our outdoor classroom so they can learn about our environment and their part in protecting and loving our planet.

Green School Initiative
August 23, 2019
Gaithersburg, Maryland

The mission is to create an outdoor facility for education in mindfulness and environmental conservation. We want to accomplish this by restoring outdoor learning areas, provide opportunities to exponentially teach the science and economics of healthy farming and eating, and improve the sustainability of the Forest Oak Middle School campus.

Two Green Thumbs Up
August 22, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students a chance to earn their green thumbs with garden beds!

Earth Day Celebration and the Monarch Butterfly
August 17, 2019

My Project

Stop Throwing It Away! Saving Our Planet By Washing Dishes
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students actual dishes and silverware instead of paper, plastic, and styrofoam as we learn to reduce, reuse, and recycle while preparing and sharing our lunchtime as a family.

How Does My Garden Grow? With Reclaimed Water and Compost
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students a composter and rain barrel to use in their vegetable garden so they can help make the planet healthier as they learn to be healthier themselves.

My Montessori classroom integrates practical life into the daily curriculum which includes an outdoor learning environment and vegetable garden.

Ready, Set, Grow
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students planters for our outdoor learning environment, so they can plant, care for, harvest, and then EAT vegetables as they learn more about plants and the world around them.

Getting Dirty to Get Cleaner Eating Habits
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Getting Dirty to Get Cleaner Eating Habits! Potting Soil, Please!

Help me give my students organic potting soil and water-conserving coconut coir to plant their vegetable garden as they learn, grow, harvest, and EAT more nutritious snacks in our environmentally focused outdoor learning environment.

We Want to Welcome Our Fine, Feathered Friends
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

We Want to Welcome Our Fine Feathered Friends

Help me give my students a solar powered bird bath, bird feeder, and bird seed to observe, study, and help wild birds as we become better environmental citizens and make the world better for people and animals.

We Cannot Make a Tree, But We Really Need Three
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

We Cannot Make a Tree, but We Really Need Three

Help me give my students three live trees for our outdoor learning environment which is currently surrounded by concrete and brick walls so they learn about and experience the benefits we all get from trees, while becoming environmentalists.

Clean Up, Clean Up, Everybody Clean Up - The Earth
August 13, 2019
Middleburg, Florida

Help me give my students hand towels and the materials needed to wash and dry them naturally.

My first, second, and third graders will learn both practical life, environmental, science, and citizenship lessons as they work together in my Montessori classroom using, washing, drying, and caring for their new hand towels.

No More Food Waste! Composting in the Garden
August 10, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

Go into any elementary school cafeteria at lunch and you will see a trash can overflowing with food waste. Despite our small school size, three to four large trash cans are filled every day with food waste and trash.

Baer School Safety City
August 01, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland

William S. Baer School is a public school in Baltimore City for children with severe disabilities. We would like to work with the school to create an outdoor track for the students to use for outdoor activities and physical training exercises.