Ideas for FACS Units, Class Projects, Community Service Learning, Fashion Club, FCCLA, Fundraiser, etc… Incorporates STEM, Core Content, 21st Century Skills, Critical Thinking Fashion, Apparel Construction, Housing, or Interior Design Classes Independent or Family Living (family recourses, policy, ethics), Consumerism Media Arts Standard– FCS Focus Others? National Standards -Family and Consumer Sciences Area of Study 2.0. Consumer and Family Resources 2.2. Analyze the relationship of the environment to family and consumer resources. 2.2.3. Demonstrate behaviors that conserve, reuse, and recycle resources to maintain the environment. Area of Study 16.0. Textiles, Fashion, and Apparel 16.3.3. Utilize elements and principles of design in designing, constructing, and or/altering textile, apparel, and fashion products. 16.4.5. Demonstrate basic skills for producing and altering textile products and apparel. Media Standards: Media Arts has no teaching license associated with it, it is a logical credit for CTE to pursue. The course would need to document how it meets the grade level appropriate media arts standards, but since there is no license, the highly qualified teacher required is not applicable. Inger Wegener (via email) career and Technical Education Coordinator Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development University of Minnesota Upcycling is returning materials to a useable form. Recycling is changing the composition of the materials. i.e.: pop bottle The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average person throws away 70 pounds of clothing per year –3.8 billion pounds of unnecessary waste added to our landfills. Deaf Student Art Academy http://psdartgallery.blog spot.com/ Runway Recycle/Refashion: Project Suitcase http://familyconsumersc iences.com/2012/09/run way-recyclerefashionproject/ Upcycling – Interiors Ideas http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cool- Upcycling-Projects-24338804 Refuse, reduce, reuse, and recycle (Lesson plan - incorporates stem and sustainability w/ activity) http://www.abc.net.au/btn/resources/teacher/epis ode/20131105-greenart.pdf Upcycled Fashion- Lesson Plan http://www.sdvisualarts.net/sdvan_new/pdf/AMFless on.pdf Eco Fashion – Lesson Plan http://www.teensturninggreen.org/wordpress/wp- content/uploads/2013/09/pgc-style-curriculumv2a.pdf Terracycle Curriculum- sustainability http://www.terracycle.com/en-US/curricula.html Clothing Companies Expand Recycling Article i.e.: Patagonia http://www.chicagotribune.com/la-ig- wastetofashion-20100321-story.html Fundraising – World Wear Project http://worldwearproject.com/ Article – Recycling for Profit http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/07/ where-does-discarded-clothinggo/374613/?_ga=1.87160280.111369615.1405951308 Pinterest – i.e.: Jeans http://www.pinterest.com/1949mindy/mean- jeans/ Blog http://theupcycleblog.com/ “Trash-in/Fash-in Project” and School Run Recycling Center – Spanish Club http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev/p rofdev175.shtml A New Dress A Day for 365 days http://www.newdressaday.com/about/ SMART – Educational Resources http://www.smartasn.org/educators- kids/index.cfm Books: The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" Life story of a simple t-shirt over five years. http://www.amazon.com/The-Travels-T-Shirt-GlobalEconomy/dp/0470287160 Many inspiration & “how-to’s” available Videos: Trashed Documentary – Jeremy Irons ▪ http://www.trashedfilm.com/ The Story of Stuff ▪ http://storyofstuff.org/ Raw Fusion Fashion Show – 2014 Fundraiser organized by the Minnesota River Builders Association - $12,000 raised Sponsors a community program every year. Companies or organizations sponsor an entry – create it and model (hair & makeup donated) Theme every year – announced in January Backpack Food Program Schmidt Siding & Windows Mankato Acupuncture Clinic Cherry Creek Inc. (Kitchen Design) The Design Element – Lights on Madison Rooms & Rest Furniture Cambria (Counters ) Office Space Design Community Bank Salvage Sisters Liv Aveda Salon & Spa Snell Auto Wash Carlson Painting LLC YWCA Hansen Siding & Windoes Mankato Iron & Metal Earl Johnson Furniture & Bedding Cones, Cones and more Cones….Oh My!!!! Ginger P Designs Thank you!