Today on Planet 100: The Environmental Charter High School (Video)
In this episode, Planet 100 takes a tour of Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, California. ECHS boasts many green features and incorporates sustainability into its curriculum. A cooling living wall, bike repair to encourage low carbon transportation and recycling stations complete with compost bins are just some of the features. What's more, ECHS is on a mission to make Green Ambassadors of their own students as well as students across America.
More than that, the school has produced students that are competitive academically with others in their communities and across the nation.
The Environmental Charter High School successfully merges academics with sustainability to create a generation of kids who are part of the solution.
Read more about environmental education:
Environmental Stewardship Improves Students' Test Scores
Middle School Teachers Pioneer New Globally Focused Environmental Education Plans
Galapagos and US Teachers Collaborate to Develop Environmental Education Programs