Take Action: Using Solar Power

This article provides ideas for using the sun’s energy in various ways including cooking food and drying our clothes.

Take Action: Energy Independence and Renewable Energy Sources

This article provides ideas for teaching about renewable and nonrenewable energy sources and helping students to consider the choices they make with regards to energy.

Take Action: Eat Locally, Seasonally With School Gardens

This article provides resources about creating a school garden. Gardening can help teach students the value of eating local, seasonal food.

Take Action: Plant a Tree

This article explains how planting trees can reduce the impacts of climate change. Resources for further reading are provided.

Take Action: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

This article explains how the 3Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle – can help reduce the effects of climate change.

Take Action: Stopping Energy Vampires

This article discusses how students can reduce energy use by identifying and stopping energy vampires – appliances and devices that continue to draw electrical current even when turned off.

Take Action: Water Conservation

This article provides resources that teachers can use to help their students learn about and practice water conservation.