2001 - Nonprofit Organization Award - Education & Promotion - Eco-Motion
Featuring a totally restored and
revamped bus that was found in a farmer’s scrap pile, Eco-Motion is a
mobile environmental program geared for children through the fifth
| Edison - the EcoMotion bus - is a mobile environmental classroom, filled with interactive displays for school children
OGE Energy Corp got the program rolling with both funding and
volunteers, and Eco-Motion expects to serve over 5,000 children this
year by bringing its field trip straight to schools, day care centers
and special events throughout Oklahoma.
The program meets or exceeds
state standards for education and covers wildlife conservation, soil
and water conservation, solid waste management, forestry and
agriculture. It uses a mixture of activities that include interactive
presentations at learning stations, a waste reduction competition,
discussions and feedback.
| Gina Lagaly, EcoMotion director, picked up the KOB Award of Excellence for the extraordinary & innovative educational project
Our judges hailed it as “An extremely creative way to educate
through involvement – literally taking the program to students who
might not be exposed to it any other way.”
The Eco-Motion program captures the hearts of today’s children and
tomorrow’s parents AND IS GOOD NEWS FOR OKLAHOMA’S ENVIRONMENTAL FUTURE!
Posted on 05/01/2001
by Sonny Wilkinson filed under