We learned so much about sustainability, 21st Century skills,technology, our community and ourselves through this project.We would love you to read about what we learned by clicking on the Youblisher below.
Doing Business in Birmingham Reflections
We know that you can learn a lot by doing this project and that you can also make a dfference in your community. Here are the resources we made for you to use. Please let us know how sustainable the businesses in your community are and how YOU made a diference.


Sustainability Brochure:

Sustainability Flyer:



Field Trip [[#|Jobs]]:

Wiki Etiquette and Wiki Roles:

Wiki Rubric


Standards
Grade 5 Environmental and Sustainability Standards Connections
ESE Standard 1: Ecological, Social, and Economic Systems. Students develop knowledge of the interconnections and interdependency of ecological, social, and economic systems. They demonstrate understanding of how the health of these systems determines the sustainability of natural and human communities at local, regional, national, and global levels.

ESE Standard 2: The Natural and Built Environment. Students engage in inquiry and systems thinking and use information gained through learning experiences in, about, and for the environment to understand the structure, components, and processes of natural and human-built environments.

ESE Standard 3: Sustainability and Civic Responsibility. Students develop and apply the knowledge, perspective, vision, skills, and habits of mind necessary to make personal and collective decisions and take actions that promote sustainability.
K-12 Science
(2013)
K-12 Social Studies
(2012, Version 1.2)
K-12 English Language Arts (2011)
K-12 Mathematics
(2011)
**5-PS3**Energy

**5-LS1**From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

**5-LS2**Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

**5-ESS2** Earth's Systems

**5-ESS3**Earth and Human Activity

**3-5-ETS1**Engineering Design
EALR 1
Civics

EALR 2
Economics

EALR 3
Geography

EALR 5
Social Studies Skills
Students Who are College and Career Ready in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, & Language

RI.5.1-10
Reading Informational Text

W.5.1-10
Writing

**SL.5.1-6**
Speaking and Listening
**Overview**

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Number and Operations in Base Ten

Number and Operations—Fractions

Measurement and Data

Geometry

Mathematical Practices




Grade 6 Environmental and Sustainability Standards Connections
ESE Standard 1: Ecological, Social, and Economic Systems. Students develop knowledge of the interconnections and interdependency of ecological, social, and economic systems. They demonstrate understanding of how the health of these systems determines the sustainability of natural and human communities at local, regional, national, and global levels.

ESE Standard 2: The Natural and Built Environment. Students engage in inquiry and systems thinking and use information gained through learning experiences in, about, and for the environment to understand the structure, components, and processes of natural and human-built environments.

ESE Standard 3: Sustainability and Civic Responsibility. Students develop and apply the knowledge, perspective, vision, skills, and habits of mind necessary to make personal and collective decisions and take actions that promote sustainability.
K-12 Science
(2013)
K-12 Social Studies
(2012, Version 1.2)
K-12 English Language Arts (2011)
K-12 Mathematics
(2011)
**MS-PS1** Matter and its Interactions

**MS-PS3** Energy

**MS-LS1** From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

**MS-LS2** Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

**MS-ESS2** Earth's Systems

**MS-ESS3** Earth and Human Activity

**MS-ETS1** Engineering Design
EALR 1
Civics

EALR 2
Economics

EALR 3
Geography

EALR 5
Social Studies Skills
Students Who are College and Career Ready in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, & Language

**RI.6.1-10**
Reading Informational Text

**W.6.1-10**
Writing

**SL6.1-6**
Speaking and Listening

RH.6-8.1-10
Literacy in History/Social Studies

RST.6-8.1-10
Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
**Overview**

Ratios and Proportional Relationships

The Number System

Expressions and Equations

Geometry

Statistics and Probability

Mathematical Practices




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