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EarthGen leaders are creating greener and healthier communities.

Learn how EarthGen is equipping youth, educators, and families to learn and take action in their local communities. Read about successes and keep up with the latest EarthGen news.

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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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Kent Students Explore Zombie Guacamole

Elementary school teachers in Kent chose EarthGen (formerly Washington Green Schools) to provide engaging, hands-on science lessons for their fifth grade students.

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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.

Green Educator Spotlight: Mickey Marshall

This week’s Green Spotlight goes to Mickey Marshall from the Washington State School for the Blind. Our Green Spotlight series highlights educators and students who are taking action and making […]

Green Educator Spotlight: Shannon Rhodes

Our Green Spotlight series continues as we highlight educators and students who are taking action and making an impact in their communities and the Earth. Today we’re spotlighting Shannon Rhodes […]

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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.

Green Educator Spotlight: Shannah Davidian

To celebrate #EarthDay2020 we’re launching a series to highlight educators and students who are taking action and making an impact in their communities and the Earth. Up first, is Shannah […]

Coming Soon: Virtual Race to Decomposition

What makes an apple core decompose? On April 28, WGS will kick off its “Race to Decomposition” – a simple investigation using everyday materials from home. Through weekly online lessons, […]