Washington Green Schools is now EarthGen! Here's what you need to know.

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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.

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.

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Featured Activity: Ideas for Student Action (Interactive PDF)

Ideas for Student Action is an interactive resource designed just for middle school students. In this activity, students can take what they have learned over the school year and apply it to take environmental action in their homes and communities.

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Thank You Teachers!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to extend a big thank you to all the amazing teachers across our state. We appreciate all that you do. To showcase our appreciation, we’re sharing these words from Becky Bronstein, WGS’ Program Coordinator.

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Featured Activity: Waste Adventures

This week’s featured activity invites students to go on a Waste Adventure. It is suitable for students in grades 3 through 6 and curious learners of all ages! In Waste Adventures, students practice their math and writing skills while learning more about where their waste goes after it leaves their home.

Featured Video: Becoming Stormwater Stewards

Learn more about Washington Green Schools’ new Stormwater Stewards program. Stormwater Stewards engages students from K -12 schools across Washington in stormwater education and action projects in their communities.