General Motors Eco-Green Schools Demonstrate the Value and Strength of Hands-On STEM Learning During COVID
The 2020-2021 school year proved to be an immense challenge for schools across the country. But for sixteen schools working in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors, teachers and GM mentors rose to the challenge and succeeded in supporting student STEM and sustainability learning.
Eco-Green, a STEM education partnership between General Motors and the National wildlife Federation, is a network of schools across America supporting student-driven sustainability projects. As teacher Darrell Frazier from Eco-Green school Beechfield Elementary says, “A happy planet makes a happy life.” If you are a school or educator interested in joining Eco-Green or reading about […]
Students at Birch Run High School harvested tomatoes, peppers, gourds, and other vegetables to be distributed throughout the community at Suski Chevrolet. Photo Credit: Melissa Franklin What happens when a car dealership partners with a school to reduce their environmental footprint? The front lobby of Suski Chevrolet in Birch Run, Michigan suddenly transforms into a […]
Students from Holland Township Elementary in Milford, NJ celebrated Earth Day with a sweet solar treat by baking cookies in their new solar oven. Photo: Stephanie Bacskai Many students celebrated Earth Day this year outside in the sun, learning about wildlife habitats, local species, or, in the case of one classroom in New Jersey, about […]