Green Fair activities will include:Racing Solar Cars: Renewable energy concepts come to life as students build solar cars and race them against one another learning first-hand the powerful benefits of renewable energyGreen Keepers Pledge: NAESP attendees join students in their promise to reduce, reuse, and recycle, by signing the students Green Keepers Pledge to protect the earthRecycling Relay Race: Students will race relay style to sort a bucket full of clean recyclables “ the first team to properly sort them wins!
Reuse takes on a whole new meaning when students work together to create a masterpiece mosaic from recycled paper. Thanks to a generous donation from Samsung Mobile Telecommunications and Sprint Nextel, two organizations actively committed to education and environmental three-phase relay Manufacturers sustainability, students will get a first-hand look at the fun of environmental sustainability as they build and race solar race cars, create œart from recyclable materials, and more at this year's Green Fair.
This year's NAESP exhibit hall features the first-ever Green Schools Pavilion, where non-profit organizations will showcase their efforts and activities that continue to help our nation's schools œgo green - from offering advice on waste strategies, to sustainability curriculum and green building. œI am excited to provide principals with the opportunity to discover models for 21st century learning and to witness students participating in these creative experiential learning activities.
Tampa, FL”March 28, 2011”Green Education Foundation (GEF) today announced that this year's NAESP Annual Convention and Exposition will host a Green Fair within the new Green Schools Pavilion on Saturday, April 9 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.œIt is always wonderful to involve students in our events, said NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly. for local elementary school students from the Dowdell Middle Magnet School in Tampa, Florida. As part of the new Green Schools Pavilion, the Green Fair will provide a valuable opportunity for principles and educators to see first-hand the effectiveness of sustainability education as a hands-on, integrative learning model that helps build 21st century skills, and showcases the role today's students can play in helping to protect and conserve the environment