Some highlights of the action project process:
- Involves students engaging with other classrooms, administrators, stakeholders
- Involves democratic, criteria-based decision-making
- Involves asking for change in practices or policies in the community
- Involves reflection and celebration of the work completed!
Action Projects should address a water resource threat. It is likely your project will fall under one of the following categories:
- Addressing pollution/waste streams, like liter on your school campus.
- Addressing water waste through leaks, overuse or food waste.
- Promoting more green spaces on your campus like food gardens and trees.
Action Project Criteria/Process Guidelines
- Student Voice: Student voice is centered in the process
- Practicality: The process is practical and achievable
- Civic Engagement: Students interact with community members, stakeholders, experts etc outside of the classroom
- Impact: Students ask for change that is reasonable and benefits the community