Make It Green
Girls explore each stage of the green design process from brainstorming an idea to creating a floor plan to building with recycled materials as they construct a green studio. While considering the ways in which they can change their habits to lessen their environmental impact, girls explore a range of engineering careers.
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- This site defines a “green” product and the certification related to green building: http://www.globalgreen.org/greenurbanism/whatmakesgreen/
- Walk through the basic steps of green building material and product selection here: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/greenbuilding/materials/
- The EPA site is a resource to understand green building, water efficiency, clean energy, and other choices that can lessen our impact on the Earth: http://www.epa.gov/gateway/learn/greenliving.html