Georgia Tech Receives $30 Million Grant from The Kendeda Fund Posted September 18, 2015 | Atlanta, GA The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a commitment for $30 million from The Kendeda Fund to build what is expected to become the most environmentally advanced education and research building ever constructed in the Southeast. The investment represents The Kendeda Fund’s largest single grant and ranks among the largest capital gifts ever received by Georgia Tech. Click image to enlarge Given the Southeast’s heat, humidity and variable fresh water supplies, the development of any building aiming for zero net energy and water consumption brings unique challenges. Buddies: Earth Day 2016 - buncee blogbuncee blog “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” — Lady Bird Johnson This idea, the idea that the Earth is what we all share, is the central belief behind Buncee Buddies: Earth Day 2016. Buncee Buddies: Earth Day 2016 connects classrooms across the world, from sea to sea, as students celebrate our Earth and learn cultural awareness.
Understanding Brainwaves to Expand our Consciousness The human brain is a complex entity constantly at work, sending electrical signals, communicating, building new neural connections and so on. This electrical activity generated by the brain, also known as brainwaves, reflect our state of mind. Reality is not based on outside influences but is an internal process based on our thoughts, perception and emotions. If we deepen our understanding of these brainwave frequencies, we can control our reality. Celebrating Earth Day - Eco Friendly Kids (UK) Author: Kelly-Rose Bradford - Updated: 6 September 2010| Comment Celebrating Earth Day is a great way for kids to think about the environment and conservation – and a fab excuse for a green style party! If you want the chance to promote peace, love, and all things green and eco, then Earth Day is one event you should definitely be adding to your calendar.
The Living Building Challenge What They Do Over the next several years, with the support and partnership of The Kendeda Fund, Georgia Tech will design and build what all parties hope will become the first major Living Building Challenge 3.0 certified education and research facility in the Southeast. The project will serve as a living-learning laboratory for students and faculty, providing hands-on educational and research opportunities that will be a model for the region and similar environments around the world. What We Love The Living Building Challenge is a program, advocacy tool, and philosophy that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability possible in the current built environment. Meeting the challenge requires adherence to some of the most stringent building performance standards in the world.
Celebrate Earth Day! Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Digging Up Details on Worms: Using the Language of Science in an Inquiry Study This lesson, in which students research worms in order to create a classroom habitat, incorporates reading and writing across content areas as well as math and science activities. Earth Day for Kids "Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children.Kenyan proverb Earth Day, which was established in 1970 in the US, is celebrated on 22nd April each year. It is a day to think about our planet and what we can do to keep it special; to think about saving water and energy, reducing pollution, recycling, protecting our animals, trees and plants, and generally getting kids interested in protecting their environment. Here are some quick ideas for celebrating Earth Day with your children:
Leonardo DiCaprio Builds an Eco-Resort In what may be his highest-impact leading role yet, the actor , the Oscar-nominated “Wolf of Wall Street,” is planning to heal an island. A well-known environmental activist, Mr. DiCaprio bought Blackadore Caye, 104 acres of wild, unpopulated land off the coast of , with a partner soon after he set foot in the country a decade ago. “It was like heaven on earth,” he said, speaking by telephone from . “And almost immediately, I found this opportunity to purchase an island there.”