Green Education Foundation (GEF) is a non-profit organization that provides environmental education resources for Pre K-12 classrooms and youth groups nationwide. GEF believes that what is healthy for the environment is healthy for kids, and promotes learning opportunities that develop sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities. GEF couples standards-based curricula with active participation, acknowledging that children learn best through hands-on activities that enhance their critical thinking skills. https://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/
GEF has an Adopt-a-Plant for your classroom campaign. NASA recommends one indoor plant for every 100 square feet of living space to improve indoor air quality. Indoor plants remove many common indoor toxins found in plastics, synthetic fibers, carpeting, plywood, adhesives, paper products etc… just to name a few. Studies show that indoor air can be up to ten times more polluted than outside air. (Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).
This program will help teach children the benefits of indoor plants. They can learn to bring the outdoors in!