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The Green Strides Webinar Series provides school communities the tools to reduce their schools' environmental impact and costs; improve health and wellness; and teach effective environmental education. It provides all schools access to the resources that help them move toward the Pillars of our U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition award.

Sign up for Green Strides Webinar Series email updates to receive information on future webinars. All times are given as Eastern Standard. View archived webinars here.

September 18, 2014, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Hangout on Air:  World Water Monitoring Day (ECHO)

Register here.  Join Philippe Cousteau as he works with South American students from World Learning, Inc.  to celebrate World Water Monitoring Day.  Together they will discuss the Importance of water quality monitoring while demonstrating proper methods for sampling water in the field.  Classrooms tuning in can ask questions live on air and share the results of their own water sampling.

September 24, 2014, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Water, Water, Everywhere (NASA)

Register here.  This webinar is for elementary teachers to learn about Earth’s water.  Where did water come from?  What is it?  Can we make water?  We will review Earth’s water cycle and share a variety of resources for teaching the water cycle. 

September 30, 2014, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.  Introduction to NWF's Eco-Schools USA (NWF)

Register here. Learn about Eco-Schools USA's main components and international connections, as well as what you need to get started. Hear from teachers in the field about their personal experiences with Eco-Schools USA and how it helped to transform their school. Join us, 7-8:15 P.M. EST

September 24, 2014, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Earth by the Numbers – Accessing NASA Data (NASA)

Register here.  Learn about the latest data from NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement mission, and how you can access precipitation and other remote sensing data about Earth to use with your students.

September 25, 2014, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.  GPM – Studying Precipitation form Above Earth (NASA)

Register here.  This webinar is for all teachers who would like to learn about how NASA is able to study Earth’s Water Cycle.  We will share information on NASA’s mission.  Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM), show the various resources that have been developed to teach students about the water cycle, weather and climate, satellite engineering and instruments, and how this information will be used to help society.

October 14, 2014, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Earth System Science Series:  Part 1 Weather vs Climate (NASA)

Register here.  Earth System Science Series is a three part series designed to help teachers explain Earth’s natural processes.  In Part 1 – Weather vs Climate, participants will discover different ways of explaining the difference between weather and climate.

October 21, 2014, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  K-2 NASA Education Series:  Part 1. Literacy Components (NASA)

Register here.  This webinar is a three part series designed to guide teachers to some of NASA published books.  In Part 1 – Literacy Component, participants will look at different tools (NASA Books) available in pdf files or interactive websites ready for classroom use.  A guide to NASA’s K-5 literature publications that can be used for teaching science vocabulary, scientific thinking and process.  Some of these books may also be available in Spanish.

October 22, 2014, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Earth System Science Series:  Part 2- Remote Sensing (NASA)

Register here. Earth System Science Series is a three part series designed to help teachers explain Earth’s natural processes.  In Part 2- Remote Sensing and Technology, participants will look at different tools (Satellites) available to do Remote Sensing.

November 11, 2014, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Eco-Schools USA Dashboard:  Goals, Metrics, Success! (NWF)

Register here.  Learn how to utilize Eco-Schools USA Dashboard, each school’s one stop shop for their campus to highlight, goals, successes, awards, and metrics associated with their sustainability work.

All times are given as Eastern Standard

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