Preview of Climate-Friendly Meals Sustainable School Food Toolkit

Sustainable School Food Toolkit Aims to Reduce Impact

Nutrition services directors and other school district leaders need tangible, easy-to-implement strategies for making their food systems more sustainable. With support from the Bullitt Foundation, EarthGen created the Sustainable School […]

Thank you, teachers!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Through all the challenges we’ve faced this year, teachers across the state have shown resilience and dedication. To showcase our gratitude, we’re sharing these words from […]

Climate Change Activity Tools

Climate Change Activity for Earth Month

Climate change is one of the most important issues of our time. You may have heard about climate change and the impacts it is having on the earth, but do […]

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Extended Deadline – Green Medalist Nominations

EarthGen supports and recognizes individuals and organizations that are striving to be leaders for a healthy environment within school communities. Through EarthGen’s programs, young people gain the knowledge, skills, and […]

2 middle school students wear gardening gloves and work to plant the rain garden at Sylvester Middle School

A Culture of Sustainability: Sylvester Middle School

With EarthGen’s support, what started with one teacher has grown into a culture of sustainability at this Burien school. From campus gardens to student leadership, Sylvester Middle School (Highline Public Schools) exemplifies what it means to be an EarthGen Certified School.

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At-Home Certification

EarthGen (formerly known as Washington Green Schools) is now offering At-Home Certification. We know that this year comes with its many stressors and EarthGen would like to offer support in […]

2 siblings use the Nature Scavenger Hunt activity to explore the nature in their backyard.

New At-Home Learning Resources for Families

“Teachers, parents, and students are stretched thin. Having these resources developed for at-home learning is a real gift.” – Dr. Annette Venegas, Science Program Specialist, Kent School District Hundreds of […]

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Monarch Mystery: Summer Science Learning for Migrant Students

For migrant students across the state, science learning will continue throughout the summer. In collaboration with several school districts, WGS has developed bilingual programs for summer school programs, from the Yakima area to the Skagit Valley.

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Featured Activity: Garden Explorations

In the Garden Explorations activity, students in grades K through 5 can practice their math and writing skills while learning more about gardens and how plants grow.