Ecoducation

Green learning becomes an integral part of modern academia
Implications - Students today understand the importance of eco-friendly living; some classrooms are even becoming a mecca for eco-conscious learning and initiatives. More and more students are doing their parts and contributing to the cause, and schools everywhere are being built with the environment in mind. Thus, a merge has begun between eco-minded businesses, green organizations and educational institutions alike.
SCORE: 3.5
Mild Top 6 Examples: 38,123 Total Clicks Dec 09 - Jun 11
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ultra-Green Theaters - Brown University Creative Arts Center Approaches Eco-Concerns in a Big Way
SCORE: 3.3
Warm 4,377 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 11
Ultra-Green Theaters
Brown University Creative Arts Center Approaches Eco-Concerns in a Big Way
This Brown University Creative Arts Center by Diller Scofidi + Renfro represents another example of the architectural firm's fantastic ability to produce cutting-edge, thoroughly efficient environmental… [More]
Treetop Playgrounds - The Camp Twin Lakes Treehouse Educates Children About Sustainability
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 24,431 Clicks Pub: Dec 4, 09
Treetop Playgrounds
The Camp Twin Lakes Treehouse Educates Children About Sustainability
The Camp Twin Lakes treehouse is a newly built treetop structure nestled in Rutledge, Georgia, and part of the non-profit Camp Twin Lakes organization. Camp Twin Lakes “provides places and paths for… [More]
Edible Schoolyards - PS216 in New York is Getting a Nutritous Makeover
SCORE: 2.5
Warm 5,335 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 10
Edible Schoolyards
PS216 in New York is Getting a Nutritous Makeover
A public school in New York City is the target of an experiment being conducted by Work AC and Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Foundation. PS216, the school in question, is getting a brand new schoolyard that… [More]
Zero Energy Schools - NYC's School Construction Authority Unveils a Carbon Neutral Design
SCORE: 2.9
Mild 1,615 Clicks Pub: Mar 1, 11
Zero Energy Schools
NYC's School Construction Authority Unveils a Carbon Neutral Design
New York City’s School Construction Authority has a fantastic reputation for building some of the city’s greenest civic buildings, but their latest plan for a completely carbon-neutral school looks… [More]
Mandatory Environmental Education - Taiwan to Require Classes on Protecting the Planet
SCORE: 3.7
Mild 1,860 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 10
Mandatory Environmental Education
Taiwan to Require Classes on Protecting the Planet
Taiwan has enacted mandatory environmental education. Beginning in 2011, students will have to take classes on environmental protection. An annual minimum of four hours of instruction on environmental… [More]
Crowdsourcing Environmental Good - EcoApprentice Matches Problem Projects With Problem-Solvers
SCORE: 3
Mild 505 Clicks Pub: Mar 21, 11
Crowdsourcing Environmental Good
EcoApprentice Matches Problem Projects With Problem-Solvers
Public high school counselor Richard Halpern has created an interactive website, EcoApprentice, that brings college students and businesses together to meet the shared goal of improving the environment. … [More]