Looking for a spring project to coincide with Earth Week? Sign up for an Idle-Free School Campaign! The campaigns target idling “hot spots” at schools to help reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.
Who: This project can be undertaken by a class, afterschool group, eco club, or service learning/community service group.
VEEP will provide:
- Support and guidance
- Materials and instructions
- “No idling” street signs for the school
Interested in participating? Sign up with Cara: firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-552-VNRG.
Process and time commitment
Step 1: Intro
VEEP will come in and introduce the project to your students.
Time Commitment: 30 minutes
Step 2: Data collection
Pairs of students observe and track idling behavior of drivers during afterschool pickup tallying information on a simple observation sheet.
When: Any week before Earth Day (Saturday, April 22)
Time Commitment: 3-4 days, from 10 minutes before school release through the […]