WEST * INTROSPECTION * BEAR * BLACK

Welcome to the WEST Station where you pay respects to Indigenous Peoples, Study Animals

PROFILE: Indigenous Cultures, Elements & Animals

WHAT TO LEARN/DO HERE:

  • Research an animal, fish, bird, reptile and /or insect. Learn where they live and how.
  • Study Endangered Species and ask questions.
  • What is an Indigenous Culture?
  • Learn the name of one of our local/regional Native American tribes.
  • Learn Native American words
  • Touch an artifact. Draw its picture.
  • Hear a story
  • Look out and see the Big Picture of our World.
  • What does it mean to connect? What is interconnectivity?
  • What is the Web of Life?
  • Climb on the Web of Life Sculpture. See the Earth from higher up.
  • Play a drum or shake a rattle.
  • Say a prayer to the great Spirit.
  • Get your WEST Sticker!


SOUTH * INNOCENCE * MOUSE * GREEN

Welcome to the SOUTH Station where you understand and care for Plants, Bees & Butterflies

PROFILE: GREEN & GROWING

WHAT TO LEARN/DO HERE:

  • What are Native Plants and why are they important?
  • Learn about sustainable farming.
  • Think about what Bees do for us and how we can help them.
  • Think about why Butterflies migrate and how we can help them.
  • Talk about Habitats.
  • What is the difference between soil and dirt?
  • Learn to grow a Garden.
  • What is Aquaponics?
  • Check out why Composting is a good thing to do and how to do it.
  • Get a free tree from Tree Charlotte
  • What is vermiculture?
  • What is a carbon sink? Carbon Capture?
  • Why are rainforests and old growth forests important
  • Get your SOUTH Sticker!

EAST * ILLUMINATION * EAGLE * YELLOW

Welcome to the EAST Station where you learn about Renewable Energy & Ways to use Technology.

PROFILE: INNOVATION/ENERGY/TECHNOLOGY

WHAT TO LEARN/DO HERE:

  • Understand how solar energy works. Examine a solar panel
  • Check out small wind energy generators. (what else can wind power do?)
  • Ask about giant Wind Turbines
  • Find out about battery storage
  • Understand the difference between Clean & Dirty Energy Sources
  • What is Global Warming? How does it happen?
  • What are the chemicals of the air we breathe? How are these chemicals balanced?
  • Why is the number “350” important?
  • Ask any question.
  • Practice some important equations
  • Find out what your Carbon Footprint is all about
  • What is The Power of YOU!

East Station Guides: Experts & Entrepreneurs

NORTH * WISDOM * BUFFALO * WHITE

Welcome to the NORTH Station where you become an active member of our
Democracy!

PROFILE: AWARENESS/ACTION/ADVOCACY

WHAT TO LEARN/DO HERE:

  • Speak Your Mind: What are you passionate about? Share your Ideas with someone now!
  • Help Make a Sign with an important Message for the World;
  • Write a postcard to your elected representative….we’ll send it for you!
    (EarthDay Postcards specially designed by Tachi Dellinger!)
  • Talk about representative Democracy; Ask about our Constitution & your First Amendment rights.
  • Register to VOTE
  • Learn a Chant (Call & Response technique)
  • Read some words of wisdom and write it in your Passport;
  • Express yourself: learn the Earth Dance
  • Make a Commitment or a Promise
    (Tell a Friend; Form a E-club at school; Read “The Great Kapok Tree” & “The LORAX”