5 Strategies for a more eco-friendly classroom

Global warming, endangered species, water pollution, and overwhelmingly full landfills are just a few of the reasons why people are considering going green. Only in the US, 46% of lakes are too polluted for fishing or swimming. Not to mention the quick deforestation that could lead to most of the topsoil being gone in the next six decades.

The big picture looks bad, but it’s not too late to make a change. We all need to make smarter decisions. A small change in our behavior can have a big impact, and it’s good to teach children how to look after the planet starting from a young age.

As an educator, you can play a big role in teaching young minds about the effects of global warming, increasing world population, and waste that goes into the landfills or the ocean. You can create informative lessons and ask your students to work on sustainable projects that they can later stick to no matter where they are.

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