Mini Green Roof (ASLA)

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Sustainability Education Resources

Build a Mini Green Roof (American Society of Landscape Architects)

Topic/Subtopic: Green Infrastructure/ Green Roof

Content Type: Classroom Activity

Topics Covered: In this fun classroom activity, students construct their own mini-green roofs out of shoeboxes. Parallel classroom discussion can help students understand how stormwater runoff causes water pollution and how green roofs help solve this environmental problem.

Target Audience: Grades K-5, Grades 6-8




Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.