Going to Green Curriculum Package

Going to Green Curriculum Package


This complete package includes the Going to Green Academic textbook on sustainability, sold separately for $59.95, as well as 19 DVD, each running about 17 minutes, including:


  • Understanding Sustainability, includes on-location demonstrations of best-practice eco-sustainable activities;
  • Building Community, explores the art of community and why community-based support is so important to ecosystem restoration;
  • Waste Management and Recycling, addresses the need to re-use natural resources and upgrade our urban infrastructure to accommodate waste and conserve energy;
  • Green Building, explores scientific innovations, supportive community action and effective political reform behind the advances in green building practices;
  • Renewable Energy, examines the future of a variety of alternative sources of fuel;
  • Air Quality, explores the social, economic and scientific ramifications of our air quality;
  • Water Quality, focuses on the basics of water quality monitoring, water pollution control, alternate watershed plans and the impact of the Clean Water Act;
  • Soil Quality, discusses the steps necessary to protect our nation's soil for future high quality and diversified food production as well as for the conservation of our natural open spaces;
  • Parks and Open Spaces, highlights cities that have created green open space for the betterment of not only environmental health, but for economic viability as well;
  • Transportation, explores how cities can change their commuting ways and what effect it will have on their environmental health;
  • Biodiversity, explores how biodiversity is threatened by global climate change, human development and pollution;
  • Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens, presents the challenges of growing and distributing our nation's food supply through urban farming, CSA's, farmers markets and organic markets;
  • Urban Forestry, discusses how tree planting and maintenance foster community spirit and strengthen neighborhoods;
  • Urban Planning, examines the history and foresight of some of America's most renowned city planners and urban designers, and how many of their ideas are again inspiring cities seeking to rejuvenate their urban core through greater sustainable design;
  • Integrated Resource Management, (IRM) shows how an integrated and cooperative approach to resource management provides the answer to safeguarding our fragile and finite natural resources;
  • Environmental Justice, explores modern social issues and their direct impact upon environmental justice;
  • Public Policy and Community Action, explains how model ordinances can be put into place to assist municipalities in becoming more sustainable, and the role that students, teachers and citizen activists can play in that process;
  • Sustainable Commerce, tackles the long-held myth that environmental stewardship is at odds with industrial and economic development and expansion;
  • Green Collar Careers, focuses on the vocational advantages of embracing environmental education in schools and stewardship in communities.