Photo of a forest floor.

2007 Science on the Green Agenda and Workshop choices were:

Field Trips:
In 2007 we offered 8 Field Trips, plus some other special events, provided on a first-reserved basis. Field trips were appropriate for all age groups. They left the Waterbury State Office Complex at 9:15 AM, but return times varied. We asked that schools requesting a field trip provide their own transportation to the field trip site.

  • Ben & Jerry's Wastewater Facility
  • Geology Hike
  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Environmental Tour
  • The Science & Art of Trail Maintenance
  • Waterbury Drinking Water System
  • Waterbury Flood Control Dam
  • Waterbury Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • WSI Moretown Landfill

Workshops:
For 2007 we offered 22 workshops in total, 3 time slots each starting at 9:15 AM, 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM ending at 12:00 noon, provided on a first-reserved basis.

Elementary

  • Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification - (Elementary School )
  • Playing with Worms: Vermicomposting - (Elementary School )
  • Don't Burn VT - Backyard Burning Awareness - (Elementary School )
  • Fisheries - Lab Tour - (Elementary School )
  • Surface Water Protection and Filtration - (Elementary School )
  • Feel The Dirt - (Elementary School )
  • Floodplain Forest - (Elementary School )
  • Green Packaging Design Contest - (Elementary School )
  • Macro Invertabrates - (Elementary School )

Middle School

  • Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification - (Middle School )
  • Mercury Education and Reduction - (Middle School )
  • Feel The Dirt - (Middle School )
  • Green Packaging Design Contest - (Middle School )
  • Groundwater Hydrogeology Modeling - (Middle School )
  • How Rivers Interact with Their Landscape - (Middle School )
  • Is there Water on Zork? (Make a Splash) - (Middle School )
  • Sum of the Parts (Make a Splash) - (Middle School )
  • The Incredible Journey (Make a Splash) - (Middle School )
  • On-Site Environmental Labs Tour-Grp 1 - (Middle School )
  • On-Site Environmental Labs Tour-Grp 2 - (Middle School )
  • Fisheries - Lab Tour - (Middle School )
  • Floodplain Forest - (Middle School )
  • Macro Invertabrates - (Middle School )
  • Playing with Worms: Vermicomposting - (Middle School )
  • Tour of the Hazardous Materials Spill Rig - (Middle School )
  • Surface Water Protection and Filtration - (Middle School )

Senior High

  • Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification - (High School )
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Mapping - (High School )
  • Floodplain Forest - (High School )
  • Macro Invertabrates - (High School )
  • Tour of the Hazardous Materials Spill Rig - (High School )
  • Green Packaging Design Contest - (High School )
  • Groundwater Hydrogeology Modeling - (High School )
  • How Rivers Interact with Their Landscape - (High School )
  • Feel The Dirt - (High School )
  • On-Site Environmental Labs Tour-Srs. - (High School )
  • Playing with Worms: Vermicomposting - (High School )

Appropriate for Multiple Age Groups

  • Climate Change:  The View From VT - (Elementary, Middle or High School )
  • Environmental Film Shorts - (Elementary, Middle or High School )
  • Floodplain Hazards - (Middle or High School )
  • K9 & Game Warden Law Enforcement - (Elementary, Middle or High School )
  • Laser Hunter Shooting Simulator - (Elementary, Middle or High School )
  • Recycled Paper Making - (Elementary, Middle or High School )
  • The Future of Transportation - (Elementary, Middle or High School )

 

Graphic image of a bag lunch.

12:00 Noon - ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE LUNCH
We all met in the horseshoe shaped green in front of the State Office Complex. Recycling bins were made available and solid waste was collected and analyzed for waste prevention and reduction opportunities.
Please click on the Lunch Bag to download resources for preparing Waste-Free Lunches!

 
 

Lunch was followed by
LIVE THEATER and MUSIC GRAND FINALE -
"BEAT THE HEAT"
- an entertainment for all ages focusing on climate change -
a professional theatrical production presented by
the Association of Vermont Recyclers

Graphic image of music.

1:00 PM - Buses departed

 

 
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