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Generation Earth for Teachers: Environmental Education and Resources in Los Angeles County

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The PDFs below are the how-to guides and worksheets for running your service learning project. Download and print out the worksheets yourself to get started right away.

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teacher action guide pdf

Teacher Action Guide
The complete, authoritative resource book and guide. If you want to start with Generation earth, this is the book for you.
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student action guide pdf

Student Action Guide
A tool to help you manage your assigned tasks and keep track of your progress, budget and contacts.
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project manager action guide pdf

Project Manager Action Guide
A tool to help you manage your team's project and keep track of your progress, budget and results.
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Water Pollution Prevention Project Toolkit
This toolkit explores the water pollution potential on a typical school campus or in the community - where water flows and what it picks up. This exploration will guide your group to reduce the source of pollution by learning about the issue, completing a water audit of the site, and choosing from a variety of options to reduce water-waste and pollution on campus and in the community, including a trash cleanup event.
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Waste Reduction and Recycling Project Toolkit
This toolkit explores the waste on a typical school campus - from what can be found in trash cans after each meal served, to classrooms and school offices. This exploration will help your group reduce waste on campus by creating goals, relationships with key stakeholders, and offering a variety of options to reduce waste on campus, including curbside recycling of paper, bottles, and cans.
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Generation Earth Activities/Tools

Environmental Behaviors Bingo
A 5-10 minute activity that identifies environmental behaviors.
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Check This Out activity
A classroom activity that teaches students about environmental issues facing Los Angeles County.
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Make a Difference activity
An ice-breaker or closing activities that encourages participant to commit to an environmental behavior.
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Service Project Idea Mapping
An activity to assist in selecting a project.
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Lesson Plan Builder (also see Lesson Plans)
A tool to assist teachers in developing their environmental service learning unit.
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