Ms. Lowe and Ms. Zimmerman introduce their students to the principles of environmental studies and ecology. Students conduct a recycling project and learn about renewable and nonrenewable resources. While learning about ecosystems, students participate in hands-on activities including planting and pollution experiments. Students also learn about the human impact on the environment and study issues of littering, mine run off, and illegal dumping. As a final project, students create posters and fliers throughout their community to foster awareness of environmental issues such as recycling, littering, and protection of natural resources.