ENERGY OPTIONS *brand new Summer 2011!*
Talk to your students about renewable vs nonrenewable energy sources, where our energy comes from, what it does to our environment and ways to conserve it!
Energy sources in Montana and their journey from ground to home
Energy Saving Pictionary
Make your own Conservation Contract
Build a Pizza Box Solar Cooker (pizza boxes not included)
Make a Wind Energy Pinwheel
Teach your students about decomposition, recycling and composting in a lesson that uses trash to talk about sustainability!
Papermaking supplies (directions, screens, blenders, cookie cutters, spatulas, trays, paper &
Decomposition timeline (directions, various bits of trash and compostable materials, timeline cards)
Garbage Games (directions)
Trash Monitoring (directions, worksheet, scale)
Trash Tales (books/book list, discussion points)
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY- have your group bring extra Tshirts and learn how to make a no-sew Tshirt bag!
Show your students how to bring sustainable living practices into their own homes and classrooms by scheduling a visit to the MUD demonstration site. Our Youth Education instructors will explore Backyard Ecology with your students, including in the lesson:
Problem/Solution Tag (game)
Chicken Chat (book, discussion points, chicken!)
Native Plant identification
Download Recycled Rhythms teaching materials from MUD’s website to use in your classroom from the links below:
Let us bring you a chicken! Transported in our state-of-the-art Chicken Chook Wagon, we can bring one of our lovely Dominique hens to your school or after school group, talk to
your students about chicken etiquette, read them a chicken tale, and even squeeze in some chicken petting/feeding!
TRUNKS UNDER DEVELOPMENT
Food From Around Here
Salad Bowl Botany
HOW TO CHECK OUT
Trunks are available to check-out from the MUD office or Tool Library.
As an educator, you have several opportunities to bring YEP! curriculum to your classroom free of charge:
SCHEDULE A SITE VISIT or LET YEP! COME TO YOU
Follow the scheduling process to arrange a site visit for Backyard Ecology or any of our other
activities, or let a YEP! instructor come to your school or after school group with any of our trunks or our chicken!