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Friday, November 18

  1. page Resources edited ... Sustainability Flyer: {Business flyer[1].pdf} Star Rankings: {Star Rankings.docx} Fie…
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    Sustainability Flyer:
    {Business flyer[1].pdf}
    Star Rankings:
    {Star Rankings.docx}

    Field Trip [[#|Jobs]]:
    {Sustainability rubrics.docx}
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  2. page Resources edited ... Wiki Rubric {Wiki Rubric.docx} Standards Grade 5 Environmental and Sustainability Standar…
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    Wiki Rubric
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    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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Sunday, December 14

  1. page Energy and Water edited ... Unplug chargers when not in use Use “Energy Star” equipment Update [[#|insulation]] insula…
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    Unplug chargers when not in use
    Use “Energy Star” equipment
    Update [[#|insulation]]insulation or windows
    Use programmable thermostat
    Get an HVAC tune-up or refrigeration tune-up
    Set all [[#|computer]]computer monitors to
    Turn all computers off at the end of each business day
    Use [[#|renewable energy]]renewable energy (e.g. solar)
    Use aerators and/or auto shut-off on faucets
    Install commercial ultra low-flow toilets
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    copying: use [[#|electronic]]electronic distribution to
    Regularly update/purge your mailing list
    Contact catalogue senders and others to reduce the amount of bulk mail and duplicate mailings you receive
    Use marketing materials that require no envelope
    Reuse packaging and shipping materials
    Offer [[#|reusablereusable shopping bags]]bags and/or discounts
    Replace individual hand soap containers with larger, refillable dispensers
    Use reusable rather than disposable products-dishes, towels, boxes, bags, containers
    Install motion towel dispensers or air dryers near all sinks
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    motion activated [[#|soap dispensers]]soap dispensers
    Prohibit littering at the workplace or while on duty.
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    Attract responsible green customers who make purchase decisions based on minimizing their own footprint
    Reduce operating costs by undertaking initiatives that reduce waste, water and energy consumption, e.g. changing four light bulbs to compact fluro bulbs can save $65-$70/year
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    of difference. Consumer
    Consumer
    demand for
    Attract and retain valuable staff by adopting policies that meet with employee values and concerns. Also, by creating an environment of team knowledge sharing, best practice, and innovative ideas, employees will feel better about their work environment, and new employees may be attracted to the business
    Increase local community support and referrals to your business. Involve the community in your operations. Go to community or regional workshops. Share your knowledge with other businesses and engage with your community
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    We picked this video for our clipet because the lady's there were very nice and grasped the concept of being green. that is why we picked them.
    This is a collage of our trip to downtown Birmingham

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  5. page Resources edited ... about sustainability, [[#|21st Century]] 21st Century skills,technology, our We know that…
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    about sustainability, [[#|21st Century]]21st Century skills,technology, our
    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:
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Monday, September 23

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Monday, May 6

  1. page Oliver's Trends Follow Up Page edited ... Set all computer monitors to turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity Turn all computers off a…
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    Set all computer monitors to turn off after 10 minutes of inactivity
    Turn all computers off at the end of each business day
    Operations
    Use recycled or previously used materials in manufacturing products
    Reduce and recycle waste materials from manufacturing process
    Purchasing
    Buy office copy paper with at least 30% recycled content
    Print letterhead and business cards on 100% recycled content
    Purchase and use safer, more eco-friendly alternative(s) to previously used products for janitorial, pest control, and/or facility maintenance (for example, Green Seal products)
    Purchase more materials in bulk
    Provide an incentive or reimburse employee travel on public transportation
    Provide an incentive to employees that use alternative transportation.

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    http://www.drshousecalls.com
    http://doingbusinessinbirmingham.wikis.birmingham.k12.mi.us/DRC+
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    Franklin Cider Mill
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