“There is a concern…that some of these chemicals are resulting in changes in the biological systems that could be affecting growth and development of the child.” Marilyn Black on Green Connections Radio Do you have a 3D printer in your home, school or office? Do your kids have one at school? If so, or if… Continue reading Risk, Tips for Kids & 3D Printers – Marilyn Black, UL Chemical Safety
Do you have a 3D printer in your home, school or office? Do your kids have one at school? If so, or if you’re considering buying one, listen to Dr. Marilyn Black of UL Chemical Safety talk with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson about a ground-breaking new study that revealed the hazards of these magical machines and how you can reduce the risks to your and your kids’ health – or anyone standing near it.
“What does the earth need from you if you want to be a good friend to it?” “We choose where we spend our time and our energy “What do you appreciate?” “What do you value?” “What’s your favorite animal?” “What does the earth need from you?“ “Why should we care?” These are all big questions… Continue reading A Creative Way To Teach Kids To Be Eco-Conscious
How do you “grow kids with character”? That’s the goal of Ellen Sabin, President of Watering Can Press and author of experiential children’s books that teach different values, including “The Greening Book” about taking good care of the environment. How can a book be experiential? How can you teach kids values without being preachy? Listen to this engaging interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson to find out and also learn about her unique book publishing business model that guarantees sales before she starts writing. She does extensive research before she starts writing and provides tools for teachers too.
“What do you appreciate?” “What do you value?” “What’s your favorite animal?” “What does the earth need from you?“ “Why should we care?” These are all big questions that Ellen Sabin, founder and president of Watering Can Press, asks in the children’s activity books she writes. She is focused on helping kids “see how they… Continue reading A Creative Way To Teach Kids To Be Eco-Conscious
What makes this holiday season different? Buy a toy that’s fun while also being mentally stimulating and educational. These are a great way to teach kids to take care of the environment – and show them cool career options too. What about assembling a wind turbine or electric vehicle – or even a “21st century… Continue reading Gifts! Clean Energy Toys, Robotics – w Steve Aarons, Child’s Play Toys
Are you looking for different gifts this year, those that match your values, are creative, and made by “real people” not mass produced? Then, prepare to take notes as you listen to Jules Pieri, Founder & CEO of the creative gift site The Grommet on Green Connections Radio describe unique gifts “made by real people with stories… Continue reading Gifts with Values – Jules Pieri, The Grommet
“Kids have power.. and once kids know how much power they have to make change, they start acting.”Lynne Cherry on Green Connections Radio Kids are experiencing the impact of the climate firsthand through extreme weather events and probably don’t understand exactly what’s happening. Listen to Lynne Cherry, author of over thirty children’s books pertaining to climate change tell Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson.
We all seek to venture out to nature But, imagine all you’ve know is streets. Imagine that as a result, you’re afraid of nature….as an unknown. Imagine a mentor takes you to the river for the first time, and hikes along the river, and your eyes open…. That’s what Alisha Camacho is doing with her students in Anacostia and she’s producing a documentary about it, called “Anacostia Unplugged,” in this great interview from our archives.
Alisha Camacho produced a free, online documentary series about how going outside is saving lives, preserving the environment, and empowering communities along the Anacostia River. Alisha, one of GCM’s videographers, explains more about her project and the inspiration in the interview with Joan.
The documentary series will follow the lives of individuals living along the Anacostia River, and show their journey as they reconnect with the natural environment along this historically neglected and polluted Watershed.