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Dr. Amro in Colorado

In Apri and May 2019, Dr. Amro from the Green Society for Health Development came to Colorado to learn about environmental education in the United States.  During his trip he: 

  • Toured of science exhibits at NCAR & met with several NCAR educators
  • Met with Kelly Keena of UL Education
  • Met with several staff at Eco-Cycle and observed two classroom lessons, plus food sorting at an elementary school cafeteria
  • Toured the Boulder JCC's educational sustainable farm
  • Toured Thorne Ecological Center
  • Met with several electronics recyclers
  • Toured the Garbage Garage at the Larimer County Landfill
  • Toured CalWood outdoor education facility
  • Presented at two Boulder Rotary Club chapters
  • Presented in two University of Colorado classes
  • Met with Boulder community leaders, including Suzanne Jones, Mayor of Boulder

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Dr. Amro met with 2 different Boulder area Rotary Clubs.  Out of those discussions, a proposal was launched to partner with a regional Rotary Club to fund equipment for processing of electronic waste.

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Tour of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder.  The hands-on demonstration exhibits provides inspiration for developing similar educational exhibits in Idhna.

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A lesson for 1st graders on litter.  Dr. Amro observed two environmental lessons (the second one was on composting) at two elementary schools.

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Meeting with Suzanne Jones, who is both the Mayor of Boulder and the Executive Director of Eco-Cycle.