Teachers, students take the Eco-Schools Challenge

12th November, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — It’s Thursday after school, and a group of fourth- and fifth-grade students huddle around a “Kill-A-Watt” meter diligently recording how much energy a classroom fan consumes when it’s running. At Brush Creek Elementary, fourth-grade science teacher Drew Musser goes above and beyond his regular teaching responsibilities to help this special bunch of students make a difference at their school. They call themselves B.E.S.T., the Bobcat Energy Saving Team. They are part of a growing company of teachers and student leaders in the Eagle Valley collaborating with Walking Mountains Science Center to take the Eco-Schools challenge and problem-solve …

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