Sustainable Intelligence Curriculum


Sustainable Intelligence is an engaging, ready-to-use K–12 curriculum that builds a foundation of environmental literacy and sustainability knowledge across seven eco-themes: water, waste, food, energy, transportation, air, and public spaces.

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The Sustainable Intelligence curriculum includes 165+ lessons in English and Spanish that cultivate environmental literacy and encourage youth to become environmental stewards and thoughtful leaders within their communities.

Sustainable Intelligence lessons introduce students to challenges and opportunities surrounding seven distinct eco-themes and engage youth in developing real-world solutions in their communities through project-based activities, design labs, and campus eco-audits.

Available in both English and Spanish, lessons include comprehensive lesson plans that include step-by-step instructions, advance preparation and teaching tips, cross-disciplinary connections, assessment recommendations, cultural adaptation ideas, technology integration, opportunities for differentiation, and community connections and service ideas. Lessons also include a range of additional resources, such as presentations with corresponding teacher’s notes, student worksheets, and assessment checklists and rubrics.

Sustainable Intelligence lessons are aligned to the following standards:

  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

  • Education for Sustainability (EfS)

  • SEP(Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico)

After learning about many of the issues in our world whether it be pollution, deforestation, the extinction of animals, or simply too many houses in an urban area; I have learned that we can all contribute to make a difference even if it’s a small one.

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Lessons include samples from Sustainable Intelligence, Design Studio, Business of Social Good, LEED Prep, and Biomimicry & Science