Program Documents

"To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster it's renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival" ~ Wendell Berry, Author

You will find the documents for all the courses here. These support the functionality of the CREST Sustainability academic program as a whole along with being class specific. The documents are read-only and clicking on the link will bring you to the specific page the document in located on. Many of the documents will include rubrics to labs, portfolio structures and also outside CREST requirements.  


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Use this poster template as the starting point for research poster presentations.  May 6, 2013, 12:33 PM Unknown user
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A compilation of the Agriscience Standards from the Arizona Department of Education. Not all of these are required in sustainability instruction (refer to Natural Renewable Resource Systems Standards for required).  Aug 6, 2012, 1:29 PM Unknown user
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The knowledge, skills, attitudes and habits of mind of Education for Sustainability (EfS) are embedded in The Cloud Institute's EfS Standards and corresponding Performance Indicators. Aligned to national and state educational standards, each EfS Standard has a set of coded Performance Indicators used to guide educators as they infuse their school culture, curriculum, instruction and assessment practices with Education for Sustainability.  Dec 12, 2012, 9:16 AM Unknown user
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State standards from Oregon highlighting sustainable practice and environmentally conscious learning and instruction. As adopted from the No Child Left Inside movement.  Dec 12, 2012, 9:05 AM Unknown user
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The National Education for Sustainability K-12 Student Learning Standards define what K-12 students should know and be able to do to be sustainability literate. Included are three overarching student learning standards or essential understandings followed by a summary chart (Table 1) of Education for Sustainability (EfS) concepts by K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 grade bands. Grade band concepts are organized by components which are directly connected to the three learning standards.  Dec 12, 2012, 7:44 AM Unknown user
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Environmental and Sustainability Education offers a rich and meaningful context for integrated teaching and learning. The Washington State K-12 Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Education Learning Standards describe what all students should know and be able to do in the area of Environmental and Sustainability Education.  Dec 12, 2012, 10:53 AM Unknown user
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(In Development) This database accounts for all of the equipment for use inside the CREST building for the use of the students in the CREST Sustainability Program. Here you will find the inventory of tools, equipment, machines, instruments, etc. When looking to design an experiment and are searching for materials, check here to see if CREST has what you need.  Mar 14, 2012, 2:33 PM Unknown user
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(In Development) This database describes all of the plant and animal species that can be found in the CREST Garden, located on the Northwest Corner of the intersection of 40th St. and Bell Rd. Here you can information regarding water demand, blooming times, number of individuals and much more to help in utilizing the CREST garden for experiments, projects and tests.  Mar 14, 2012, 1:44 PM Unknown user
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(In Development) This database highlights and describes the species found in the PVHS Pond area at the west end of the science wing on the PVHS campus. This will be used to assist with any experiments, projects or tests done in these areas.  Mar 14, 2012, 2:27 PM Unknown user
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This description sheet outlines the procedures to conduct a career field analysis, taking a critical look at a profession relating to the field of sustainability.  Mar 9, 2012, 3:32 PM Unknown user
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These are the CREST Sustainability Competencies (CSC). They are divided into three separate categories listed below in Content (Knowing), Theoretical (Thinking) and Application (Doing). When a student has achieved understanding in the CSC, they are deemed sustainability literate.  Apr 1, 2013, 10:22 AM Unknown user
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The process for evaluating sustainability literacy through the competencies will follow a structured rubric, known as a dichotomous rubric. This rubric asks three major questions that are simply answered with a “yes” or “no.”  Jan 24, 2014, 8:56 AM Unknown user
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This is the course evaluation form to be taken at the end of each course of the program to assess student feedback.  May 22, 2012, 11:09 PM Unknown user
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When applying to internships or sending letters to companies & organizations, please use this letter template to construct your message. It has the proper structure and letter head for proper correspondence.  Apr 26, 2013, 10:36 AM Unknown user
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This document is to give guidance of how to construct the daily current events.  Mar 9, 2012, 12:54 PM Unknown user
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This is the rubric that students are to use to peer review/assess labs and experiments in class projects and for outside semester projects.  Mar 9, 2012, 12:54 PM Unknown user
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This is the description sheet to explain how to write the follow up to the quarterly outside event that you are to attend outside of school, volunteer organizations or things that you are already involved with.  Mar 9, 2012, 12:54 PM Unknown user
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This is the sequencing of coures for the CREST Sustainability Program  Mar 9, 2012, 12:54 PM Unknown user
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The description sheet for the Semester Field Research Project done outside of class.  Mar 9, 2012, 12:54 PM Unknown user
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Description sheet for conducting social research via survey.  Apr 12, 2012, 9:07 AM Unknown user
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This document is to keep track of the growth and progress of the individual student in the CREST Sustainability program, measuring their mastery of sustainability literacy.  May 6, 2013, 9:45 AM Unknown user
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This spreadsheet gives all of the essential vocabulary covered in the sustainability program as broken down by courses.   Feb 5, 2014, 12:41 PM Unknown user
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This is the scoring sheet for the semester field research project final presentation.  May 21, 2012, 8:47 AM Unknown user
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A point by point listing of how to conduct discourse.  Aug 9, 2012, 10:35 AM Unknown user
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The Writing Style and Mechanics paper provided by the Center for Writing Excellence represents the consensus of several deans and other key academic officials within Apollo Group. The sample paper corresponds to APA style, which is the University’s preferred style.  437k v. 2 Dec 12, 2012, 9:06 AM Unknown user
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From Project Lead the Way  Aug 28, 2013, 7:58 AM Unknown user
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The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.  Dec 12, 2012, 7:39 AM Unknown user