Roxana’s Internship at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Roxana earned a Green Works summer internship at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Roxana is going to college in the fall and planning a career in biochemistry.
Local news covers our job site visit to Olsson Associates
Last week Olsson Associates hosted our Green Works’ Excelerate students for a job site visit where the students had the opportunity to talk to Olsson employees, tour their offices, and try their hand at designing bike routes from midtown to the River Market. Shayla Patrick…
Green Works students end the year planting trees
Not a bad way to end the school year planting trees to provide shade, habitat for birds, cleaner air and some carbon sequestration too. Thanks to Heartland Tree Alliance for working with our students.
Outdoor Adventure Day for 35 students
Thanks to our friends at the Missouri Department of Conservation and KCMO Parks and Rec., our first year students recently spent a day at Swope Park trying their hand at outdoor skills. They were all smiles on the bus ride back!
Green Living Class
On Saturday we hosted a Green Living class for 10 of our supporters. We had a lot of fun learning about the chemicals in conventional products, and how easy it is to make healthier alternatives. We whipped up batches of lotion, deodorant, hair spray and…
A Real-Life Water Lesson
The first semester of our ECOS environmental education program is focused on water. Before we get into the science of water and water quality, we establish students’ understanding of water as a finite resource required by all living things and increasingly difficult to access by a…
WRAPPING UP ECOS YEAR 9
ECOS students end each semester with a post-course survey measuring the effectiveness of our instruction. Here are some student responses to two reflection questions. 1) First, explain what was most enjoyable about this semester. Second, explain what most surprised you about what you learned. Third,…
Recruiting for next year begins
We are recruiting Kansas City, Missouri students for our Fall 2015 ECOS program. If you know of an interested student who will be in 9th or 10th grade this fall and lives in the midtown area, please download an application.