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The Barack Obama Green Charter High School
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These STEM experiments and problem sets challenge students’ understanding of nutrition as a branch of science, while encouraging healthy food choices. http://ow.ly/QFM030cjUja

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These math lessons apply nutrition concepts in order to satisfy Common Core math standards and boost students’ health literacy skills. http://ow.ly/56Qb30cjUhQ

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This series of high school nutrition lessons support teenagers in making connections between nutrition, health, while satisfying STEM learning standards. http://ow.ly/rxrS30cjUgo

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Teachers, consider using the upcoming People's Climate March as a vehicle for teaching lessons on environmental justice, activism and climate change. http://ow.ly/RK7a30b3YUH

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Sustainability literacy is particularly important for children and families living in marginalized communities, and yet many sustainable living guides focus on the middle income households. That's why our school Founder put together a list of sustainability exercises that are convenient, affordable and accessible enough for teachers to introduce to students of all backgrounds. http://ow.ly/LBvy30aea55

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Consider integrating these six edtech apps for classroom management into your professional practice and transforming your classroom from a teacher-centered to student-centered learning environments. http://ow.ly/CV9q303QhUm

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Musical genius, Bernie Worrell, passed away this summer on June 24, 2016 at age 72. He was a native of Plainfield, NJ who grew up playing classical piano. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Bernie is one of many talented Plainfield residents who have blossomed to do great things with their lives. Rest In Peace. http://ow.ly/EpNf303GCwS

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Climate change is drastically changing America's national parks—mountains that were once snow-topped will become rocky and barren, and our nation's iconic wetlands, forests and glaciers will disappear completely is climate action is not taken seriously. Find out what will come of our national parks in the next 100 years if steps aren't taken to combat climate change. http://ow.ly/nrOm303ydVR

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Sustainability for education is not just growing in popularity with private and charter schools—even public schools are adjusting to a greener future. Take these two Chicago public school students as an example: they created a "food computer" that allows their school to grow local, organic fruits and veges in insulated boxes. They developed the concept for this invention from within their school's Food Science Lab. The green revolution is near! http://ow.ly/ie96303ydas

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Newark Environmental Sustainability Institute of Rutgers University Newark and PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies of Montclair State University are holding a free two-day conference on environmental sustainability in the urban environment. Keynote speakers will discuss the power and impact of local level community involvement. Register now: http://ow.ly/IQwH303ydFZ
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