Green Scene 2013-14

Green Scene Profiles Stormwater Retention Efforts at NES at Williamsburg

Green Scene Profiles Stormwater Retention Efforts at NES at Williamsburg This week’s episode of Green Scene profiles efforts to prevent erosion on the construction site of the new elementary school at Williamsburg. The prevention measures also help to ensure that any sediment is kept onsite through a series of sediment traps. You can see “Green […]

Green Scene Highlights Claremont’s Magnolia Bog

Green Scene Highlights Claremont’s Magnolia Bog This week’s episode of Green Scene follows Claremont Elementary School students as they tour the Magnolia Bog located in Barcroft Park at the foot of the wooded slope behind the school. The Magnolia Bog is a globally rare natural asset that developed as a result of a unique combination […]

Green Scene Highlights Williamsburg Sixth Grade Stream Project

Green Scene Highlights [title of segment] Text goes here. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Green Scene” will air daily immediately following “APS Snapshots” at 7:00 pm Monday – Friday, except on School Board meeting nights. “Green Scene” can also be viewed on YouTube at AETVaps.Green […]

Green Scene Showcases Yorktown’s New Water Bottle Filling Stations

Green Scene Showcases Yorktown’s New Water Bottle Filling Stations This week’s episode of Green Scene showcases the new water bottle filling stations at Yorktown High School. Over Spring Break, staff retrofitted the current water fountains with a new system to refill water bottles. The student-led initiative helps the Yorktown community protect the environment. A sensor […]

Green Scene Showcases NoVA Regional Science Fair

Green Scene Showcases NoVA Regional Science FairThis week’s episode of Green Scene showcases the annual Northern Virginia Regional Science Fair. Nearly 350 students from all over northern Virginia participated in the science fair. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Green Scene” will air daily immediately following […]

Green Scene Highlights the Long Branch Recycling Rangers

Green Scene Highlights the Long Branch Recycling RangersThis week’s episode of Green Scene showcases the Long Branch Elementary School “Recycling Rangers.” Students work together to move recycling materials from the classroom to the larger bins throughout the school. The program teaches students the benefits of recycling You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel […]

Green Scene Highlights Environmentally-Friendly Science Projects

Green Scene Highlights Environmentally-Friendly Science Projects This week’s episode of Green Scene showcases student science fair projects at Drew Model School and Jefferson Middle School. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Green Scene” will air daily immediately following “APS Snapshots” at 7:00 pm Monday – Friday, […]

Washington-Lee Students Study Hydraulic Fracking

Washington-Lee Students Study Hydraulic Fracking This week’s episode of Green Scene highlights a lesson and project on hydraulic fracking at Washington-Lee High School. To supplement critical thinking skills students practiced during a Socratic Seminar on GasLand, students were asked to use stop-motion animation to demonstrate either the physical process of hydraulic fracturing or the effects on […]

Nottingham’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Program Featured on Green Scene

Nottingham’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Program Featured on Green SceneThis week’s episode of Green Scene highlights Nottingham Elementary School’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Project. While studying oceanography, students worked together to come up with solutions to save ocean turtles in Virginia. Students presented their work to a panel of experts. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast […]

Green Scene Showcases Key’s TerraCycle Program

Green Scene Showcases Key’s TerraCycle Program This week’s episode of Green Scene features Key Elementary School’s TerraCycle program. The student-driven recycling program helps build awareness among students about what can and can’t be recycled. The program aims to make the school more environmentally-friendly. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon […]

Green Scene Features New Bio-Retention Basins

Green Scene Features New Bio-Retention BasinsThis week’s episode of Green Scene showcases the new bio-retention basins that have been built next to relocatables at Abingdon and Nottingham elementary schools and Washington-Lee High School. The basins are designed to treat the quality and volume of storm-water runoff from the relocatable roofs and comply with the Virginia […]

Gunston’s Tree and Eco Systems Project Featured on Green Scene

Gunston’s Tree and Eco Systems Project Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene showcases Gunston Middle School’s Tree and Eco Systems Study Project. For the project, students are studying trees and the eco system surrounding the school. As part of the project, students are also creating a stewardship project that they will […]

Green Scene Highlights Sustainability Features of the New Yorktown High School

Green Scene Highlights Sustainability Features of the New Yorktown High SchoolThis week’s episode of Green Scene showcases the many sustainability features of the new Yorktown High School facility. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Green Scenes” will air twice a month during the school year. Green Scene airs weekly […]

Arlington Public Schools Sustainable Buildings Featured on Green Scene

Arlington Public Schools Sustainable Buildings Featured on Green SceneThis week’s episode of Green Scene features sustainable buildings throughout the Arlington Public Schools. You can see “Green Scene” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Green Scenes” will air twice a month during the school year. Green Scene airs weekly at 7 p.m. and may also run […]

W-L Spring Spruce Up

Green Scene Highlights W-L’s Spring Spruce Up This week’s episode of Green Scene visits Washington-Lee High School’s “Spring Spruce Up.” Led by Nancy Striniste, co-chair of the W-L grounds Committee, and facilitated by Jerry Schrepple, Arlington County Regional Master Naturalist, teams of students “adopted” various areas of the campus and worked on tasks like weeding, […]

Oakridge Students Prepare Rain Barrel for Auction

  Green Scene: Operation Rain Barrel In this week’s episode, Green Scene highlights George Mason University’s (GMU) ‘Operation Rain Barrel.” GMU and the Mason Sustainability Institute provided 20 rain barrels to Arlington Public Schools as part of the university’s Earth Week activities. The program was created to engage students in learning about environmental sustainability and […]