This four week-long summer camp, open to first- through sixth-grade students, encourages a love of nature and gardening through hands-on activities that teach across the curriculum and content areas.
While modern advancements in organic chemistry have led to countless breakthrough conveniences and life-saving medical treatments over the last 100 years, many of these same synthetic chemicals are simultaneously but quietly causing widespread harm to human health.
As the world moves toward renewable energy, why have these offenders slipped through the cracks?
PFAS stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, which are a large group of human-made chemicals – currently estimated to be around 9,000 individual chemical compounds – that are used widely in consumer products and industry. They can make products resistant to water, grease and stains and protect against fire.
The dolls, puzzles, playsets, piles of blocks and bags of racecars can be daunting. As an environmentalist, I believe that the best disposal solution is clear: seek out a way for these items to re-enter back into the realm of use.
We are coming upon the best time of year in the Garden State - summertime food season! If your mouth waters just hearing the words “garden tomatoes,” “Jersey corn,” or “summer watermelon,” then read on! Organic, local offerings for summer produce abound and we are sharing some of our favorite places to scoop up your favorites all summer long.
Vegetable gardens used to be a thing of the past, something someone’s parents or grandparents did while they were still a child, in a time long ago. In more recent years, people of all ages are starting to find a passion for growing their own food.
Beyond the excellence in academics that the Montessori method is known for, Mastro Montessori of Shrewsbury strives to instill a love of the natural world in each of its students through environmental education.
Did you know that your car is the single largest source of carbon production you put into the environment – aka – your carbon footprint? If you are looking to do your part to address climate change and reduce that footprint, your car is a great place to start.
In the throes of Thanksgiving planning this past Fall, you may have skimmed world news headlines and came upon the abbreviation “COP26” and “limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (℃).”