Pre-K through 12th grade standards based green roof lesson plan resources for educators.
Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages
Grades Pre-K through 5
By Vicki Sando
"What Is a Green Roof?" Children's Picture Book
By Vicki Sando and Illustrated By Zee Lehar
The Roof Is Growing!
A classroom program developed by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) to engage and educate middle school students (grades 6-8) about green roofs and their environmental benefits.
It's Easy Being Green! Green Roof Design Project
Grades 5 and up
Using 3D Printing and Modeling to Enhance a Green Roof Lesson
Students will use model buildings to compare runoff between a control building without a green roof and the experimental roof that has soil seeded with grass seed.
Design a 5,000-square-foot green roof for a fictional apartment row house in Brooklyn.
Students learn about the types of projects that landscape architects work on and then create their green roof using a shoebox.
Students explore whether rooftop gardens are a viable option for combating the urban heat island effect. Can rooftop gardens reduce the temperature inside and outside houses?
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