Green Scene 2012

McKinley’s Light Switch Cover Contest

  Green Scene: McKinley Light Switch Cover ContestIn this week’s episode, Green Scene visits McKinley Elementary School where students participated in a Light Switch Cover Contest. Students created covers for light switches throughout the building as a way to remind everyone to turn off lights, conserve energy and save the environment.The Outdoor Lab offers two […]

Nottingham Planet Partners

  Green Scene: Nottingham’s Planet PartnersIn the second episode, Green Scene visits with Nottingham Elementary School fifth grade students and parent volunteers about their award winning video, “It Takes One.” Earth Charter International selected Nottingham’s video as the winner of its first-ever international contest. Students from Belarus, Costa Rica, Holland, Italy, Mexico, Romania and the […]

Ashlawn’s Lettuce Harvest

  Green Scene: Ashlawn’s Lettuce HarvestIn this week’s episode, Green Scene visits Ashlawn Elementary School as they harvested lettuce to be donated to the Arlington Food Assistance Center. With the help of the Reevesland Farm, students learned about sustainability while helping to feed the homeless. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 […]

Outdoor Lab Summer Camps

  Green Scene: Outdoor LabIn the final episode of the 2011-12 school year, Green Scene visits the Outdoor Lab’s summer camp. The week-long camp provides a number of nature-related activities and experiences to students who may not otherwise have those experiences. The camp supplements lessons learned in the classroom and helps students prepare for the […]