2019-2020 Catalog

KINE 215 Planting Seeds: The Collaborative Approach to Implementing Green Schoolyards in the Urban Environment

In this community-based learning course, students will be introduced to educational, economic, environmental, and public health perspectives related to urban green schoolyard design and implementation. The course includes off-campus visits to school sites and presentations by experts in landscape design, water conservation, and public education. Throughout the semester, students will learn how to use social science and life science research tools to evaluate the impact of green schoolyards. The semester will culminate in a green schoolyard project with community partners in the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood. The course will include two 1.5 hour lecture meetings and one two hour seminar meeting each week.


5 units

Cross Listed Courses

ECON 215