SC DHEC’s “Action for a Cleaner Tomorrow” curriculum supplement offers virtual inquiry-based and highly engaging environmental presentations and teacher workshops. The K-12 presentations which are aligned to SC Science Standards integrate Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs.)
Email Angie Perry to schedule a virtual presentation for any grade or a virtual teacher workshop for your school.
SC Forestry Commission Education Staff have developed virtual live hikes at Harbison State Forest as an engaging way for elementary students to learn about forestry and natural resources. All programs are free, typically last 25 minutes, and include a student worksheet to be completed during the hike.
Creating posters about keeping SC litter free is a good way for students to fulfill the “teach others” requirement for a Green Step School “Protect: Litter Prevention” project. See the state winning posters from last school year here and read about this year’s contest here.
H.E. Corley Elementary School documented their 2020 school projects and showed how parents and students continued those environmental lessons at home while school was closed.
H.E. Corley ES Power Point Summary 2019-2020.pdf
Bluffton Middle School’s Green Step School Club documented an impressive first year.
Holy Trinity Catholic School is new to Green Steps this year but has been active for several years in the “From Seeds To Shoreline” student marsh restoration program at North Inlet-Winyah Bay Reserve. EV Bell from Sea Grant leads student activities and teaches planting techniques. And Reserve staff lead vegetation sampling, water quality testing and marsh habitat explorations.
Irmo HS Special Education teachers Mrs. Moran and Mrs. Hampton, with Green Steps mentor Mrs. Byars, distributed gardening supplies to students yesterday so they can continue their planting projects while at home.
Ocean Bay MS documents its 2020 Green Step projects here.
Burgess ES posted these pictures, captions and videos to document their 2020 Green Step projects.
Ravenel Elementary documented their 2020 Green Step projects here.
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