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TVMS Library: Green Project

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The Green Project

Finding articles using Google News

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your keywords and hit "search".
  3. At the top of the page, click the "News" tab to show only results from local and national news sources.

Books in the Library

Big Idea


Your goal is to make the world a greener place.  You will make your school or community greener by using the information that you learned about natural resources, renewable resources, non-renewable resources, recycling, and conservation.

Things you may want to consider;

  1. All of the things read and discussed in class
  2. Any new things that you learn in your research for this project
  3. Energy uses – types and how to cut back
  4. The 3 R’s
  5. Changing transportation styles to reduce pollution
  6. Use of water, food waste, and conservation
  7. Other topics – teacher approval



  1. A video presentation demonstrating your ideas and learning. Choose one of the following:
    1. WeVideo
    2. Screencastify using Google Slides
    3. Powtoon


RUBRIC for Green Project video:

Green Project Notes Sample

How does one organize information from various sources?

...with good notes, of course!

Search the Library Catalog!

To log into the library catalog:

1) Click the link above and click "Log In"

  • username = your full email address (example,
  • password = your 6-digit ID number


Google Tools

Google Slides:

Slide presentation tool (like PowerPoint).

Google Classroom: 

Virtual classroom for assignments,

communication, and resources.

Google Drive:

Cloud storage for files.


Tips for Better Presentations

How do task, purpose, and audience influence how speakers craft and deliver a message? following these guidelines!

1) Don't put too much text on one slide
2) Don't read off your slides
3) Make eye contact
4) Speak loudly, clearly, and expressively
5) Show enthusiasm for your topic


For an example of how NOT to do a presentation, click here:  The Worst Presentation Ever


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