Neighborhood Sustainability Inventory

[3 STEM Clock Hours] Interactive PBL practicum for secondary teachers. Lessons and sample student work for conducting a Neighborhood Sustainability Inventory. Students infer historical, ecological, economic, and social patterns, and design needed impact projects.
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Time & Location

Oct 17, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Meeting

About the Event

Problem-based, placed-based lessons with emphasis on distance learning strategies that engage students in work that matters to their community. Science, engineering, civics, economics, geographic literacy, ELA, and media arts are integrated to produce neighborhood reports and a plan for communicating recommended improvements to stakeholders in local government. Career pathways are explored related to the kinds of jobs that serve neighborhood systems. The Lab features interaction with a team of highly capable students from the Sustainability Ambassadors Youth Leadership Program. Teacher teams from across the curriculum are encouraged. You and your colleagues are invited to sign up for one, some, or all of the Labs in the Series...

This Focus Lab is part of the ongoing Green-Duwamish Watershed PBL Curriculum Design Lab Series with funding support from the King County Wastewater Treatment Division WaterWorks Grants Program, and the Puget Sound Stewardship & Mitigation Fund, a grantmaking fund created by the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and administered by the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment.

Teacher Learning Goals

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the guiding principles and relevant indicators of sustainable systems applied at the neighborhood scale.
  2. Adopt or refine one or more elements of the Neighborhood Sustainability Inventory to meet standards in your discipline.
  3. Apply STEM literacy across disciplines and promote college/career pathways to inspire students.

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Questions?  Email: Peter Donaldson

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