29 Feb '12, 7pm

My Other Kids Deserve Clean Air Too!

My Other Kids Deserve Clean Air Too!

By Abbie Walston, Moms Clean Air Force I became a mother in 2010, but I have had kids since 2003 when I began teaching high school science. People used to laugh when I told them about my 100+ kids because I was only 22 years old! During our 84-minute science classes, I think of each student as my child. I want to protect them just as I want to protect my own child. Though I teach a variety of science subjects, I’m probably most passionate about environmental science. I try to model what I believe instead of just lecturing about environmental topics. I carry a stainless steel water bottle, try to reduce my paper handouts, and focus on reducing chemical waste produced in our laboratory investigations. I don’t just encourage my students to become environmental activists, I have become an activist myself. I want my students to have bright and healthy futures, and I tell them s...

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