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Green Learning Educational Guide


Do you know exactly where the water goes when it rains in Hampton Roads? Or the name of the watershed in which you reside? Green Learning is a free educational guide designed to teach the region’s sixth grade students these important concepts and about how their actions affect the environment in positive and negative ways.

Written according to Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) guidelines by a team of experts who work in the region’s public works and public utilities departments, Green Learning connects students to their environment by combining educational information with colorful maps, interesting articles, puzzles, and interactive class activities to teach concepts such as watershed education, pollution prevention, stormwater management, water conservation, resource management, and prevention of sanitary sewer overflows.

Download the teacher’s guide, which includes suggested resources and additional educational activities, and identifies the SOLs met by each section of Green Learning.

Download the Green Learning educational guide, which was created by, a public education and outreach program that encourages environmental stewardship among all residents here in southeastern Virginia. It is funded by the 16 cities and counties of Hampton Roads and administered through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC). Members of include the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg; the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Southampton, Surry, and York; and HRSD.

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