Where does all of that cafeteria lunch trash go? That was the question the Radioactive Hamburgers, a team of fifth grade students at Hillside Elementary School, asked when they began work on their FIRST Lego League (FLL) project last fall
The Needham Science Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a STEAM family science night on March 19th.
Green Kids groups are active at each of Needham’s Elementary Schools. These student groups, guided by volunteer teachers and parents, organize and run energy and environment-themed educational and service programs at their schools and in the community.
The EPA eco-explorers team from the Needham Public Schools and its community partners are wrapping up two years of work on their EPA grant this spring with an Open House on June 7th at the Mitchell School. The Eco-Explorers Leadership
Needham Public Schools, with the support of community partners including Green Needham, received an EPA Eco-Explorers grant for 2010 -2012 to help teachers incorporate outdoor environmental education practices and to encourage Needham students to become environmental stewards. In June, after
Earth Week was celebrated with huge success by the Needham Elementary schools April 11-15th. Each of the schools took a particular theme or focus and created many exciting programs through out their school all week. Most importantly the children have
This year’s Green Kids Needham theme is “Endangered Habitats.” Throughout the year, students at each elementary school will participate in a variety of activities intended to increase their knowledge about endangered habitats and encourage their involvement in solutions. Programs will
December 2010 updates from some of the Green Needham partner organizations… Needham Community Farm The NCF recently submitted an NEF Large Grant application for $15,000 to fund farm-based curriculum development at the Nike site (assuming the NCF is awarded the license
Green Kids is off to a great start. Together we have chosen the theme endangered habitats to focus our efforts on this year. Each school will individually decide how to take the theme and make it most meaningful to the
September 2010 updates from some of Green Needham’s partner organizations Bay Colony Rail Trail The Bay Colony Rail Trail project is an effort to convert seven miles of unused rail corridor between Needham Junction and Medfield to a shared use