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Resource Websites

Center for Marine Conservation -

Thorough information is provided about specific water legislation, issues and sanctuaries. There is also a listing of available resources and projects for students and teachers, a page with activities for kids, and more water links.

Department of Energy (Education in Science, Technology,   Engineering, and Math) -

Click on the DOE's map of a virtual town and see or find out about virtual experiments, contests, tours, projects, guides, resources, and much more.

EarthBase -

Contains profiles of activist celebrities, an informative environmental disaster timeline complete with articles, and a wide variety of photographs, essays, art and entertainment
on environmental and animal rights issues.

Earth Day Sites
            Earth Day Canada -
            Earth Day Network -
            Earth Force -

EARTH FORCE is a national, youth-driven, non-profit organization. Educators will guide youth (ages 10-14) through a process of identifying environmental problems in
their community and working to bring about changes in local policy or practice related to their selected problem. Detailed information about available materials and curriculum are provided.

Earth's Birthday Project

Provides simple suggestions for hands-on experiences that will excite students about environmental education. Find out how to celebrate nature and develop enriching projects such as planting school gardens and raising and releasing butterflies.

Energy Quest: Energy Education from the California Energy Commission -

Follow a colorfully illustrated roadmap through stories, activities, and information about alternative energies. Some special features include excerpts from Poor Richard's
Almanac and easy-to-read descriptions of renowned scientists. Perfect for elementary school children.

The Environmental Education

The Environmental Education for Students links to pages on a wide variety of topics - these topics range from interactive views of Earth from space to learning about birds in
Australian botanical gardens. Teachers can browse through interesting lesson plans, science experiments and databases. Both teachers and students can also participate in Environmental Education forums.

The Environmental Organization Web Directory -    

Earth's Biggest Environmental Search Engine!
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) -

Extensive website geared towards citizens and the environment. The Teachers and Students page has information about resources, available grants, various environmental
topics, and more links for obtaining resources. The Kids page has fun and interesting activities.

Global Response -

Global Response works against worldwide environmental threats. They provide specific information about the threats involved, and give people the names, numbers and addresses they can contact to voice their opinion about the situation.

Global Rivers Environmental Education Network -  

The Global Rivers Environmental Education Network is an international network of people and institutions committed to actively improving and sustaining the planet's water. The organization will train adults and link them with school-based programs. GREEN also offers program grants.

The GLOBE Program (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) -

GLOBE students all over the world are taking daily environmental measurements at their schools and sharing their data over the Internet. Visit this website to view students' data, to learn more about GLOBE, or to find out how to get your school involved in this interactive environmental science program.

iEARN (International Educational Resource Network) -

iEARN sponsors annual international conferences and has interactive programs for children in elementary and secondary schools. Through iEARN, students can learn how to take steps in addressing local, national and global issues, participate in international projects, or design their own projects and seek international participation.

Keep America Beautiful -

Keep America Beautiful focuses on waste management, litter prevention and community beautification through projects, and providing information, resources and training to the educational and general community. The "Just For Kids" page has waste management tips, some puzzles and other fun activities.

Kids! Renew America -

Contains a guide with tips for kids who want to start their own projects, the names and addresses of helpful organizations, and a list of various environmental programs.

Knowledge of the Environment for Youth (KEY)-

KEY's mission is to promote and encourage a better understanding of today's often complex relationships between society, technology and the environment. The foundation believes that providing access in schools to accurate, balanced and current information, will better enable students, our future leaders, to make more rational and
responsible judgments on current and future environmental issues.

National Arbor Day Center -

The National Arbor Day Center strives to help young people understand the importance of trees, tree planting, and wise environmental stewardship. A wide variety of curriculum kits, booklets, tapes, posters, flyers, newsletters, and other materials prepared by the Foundation are available to teachers and educators. Learn about their national conferences and workshops and take a look at an illustrated guide on how to plant and care for trees.

National Association of Conservation Districts:Education and Public Affairs -

The National Association of Conservation Districts provides districts with the information and direction they need to design and implement comprehensive educational programs in their communities. NACD assists districts with information
regarding educational workshops and offers educational materials and products through its Service Department.

National Audubon Society -

The National Audubon Society's goal is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems by focusing on birds and other wildlife. Visit this website for more details on their current educational programs, camps, workshops and campaigns, or to follow the migration patterns of your favorite goose and/or take a virtual tour through Corkscrew Swamp.

National Foundation to Protect America's Eagles(NFPAE) -

Provides details on issues affecting eagles and legislation passed to protect them. Spread awareness about America's national bird in schools through courses and projects. Take a look at various books and photographs, adopt an eagle, learn the save an eagle song, or write a letter in support of "American Eagle Day". Also available is the Birds of Prey Program, which presents a safe, up-close and dramatic look at these fascinating creatures in a classroom, auditorium or gymnasium setting.

National Wildlife Federation -

The NWF focuses on endangered habitats, water quality, land stewardship, wetlands,and sustainable communities. Educational and curriculum materials, ready-to-download
activities, a listing of accessable media, projects and online publications like "Ranger Rick" and "Your Big Backyard" are available for the classroom. The website also has the NWF news, a calendar of events, a list of grassroots activist projects, online discussion forums and information about the NWF's Licenced Camp Program.

The Natural Resource Conservation Education program (NRCE) -

The NRCE offers program information for people of all ages. Through structured educational experiences and activities, NRCE enables people to realize how natural resources and ecosytems affect each other and how resources can be used wisely. This page also has links to other Environmental Education sites.

The Nature Conservancy -

Preserves plants, animals and natural communities that reperesent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting thelands and waters they need to survive. They are reponsibly for protecting over 9 million acres in Canada and more than 60 million acres in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Nature Conservancy provides a variety of
educational resources.

Northwest Environment Watch (NEW)

Descriptions and order form for environmental action-oriented books addressed to Northwesterners. NEW also offers internships and volunteer opportunities.

Project Earth -

Project Earth offers great environmental T-shirts for your schools local fundraising needs.

Project Learning Tree -

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, interdisciplinary environmental education program for educators working with students in Pre-K through grade 12. Offers exciting and challenging interdisciplinary, action-oriented activities that focus on the total environment - land, air and water. PLT's programs stress student involvement in community action and service learning.

Project Wild -

Project WILD is one of the most widely used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in K-12. The program emphasizes wildlife, ecological values, and the importance of teaching how ecosystems function. It's a hands-on, activity-based, environmental education. Supplementary curriculum materials can also be purchased.

Rainforest Action Network -

Through this colorful website you can find out about and show your support for urgent environmental issues, as well as read about the Rainforest Action Network's past achievements and current campaigns. Kids can learn tips about how to save life in the rainforest in their own homes and schools, enter the art gallery, media section and much
more in the Kids Corner. Rainforest resources are also available for teachers and students.

Renew America -

Participate in a national discussion on global warming on Earth Day,April 22, 1998 via teleconference. Renew America's 1998 National Town Meeting "Global Warming : Local Solutions" will bring together citizens to discuss how we can effectively deal with climate change locally using technology, design, and community action.

Seaweb -

1998 is the international Year of the Oceans, making this website especially important for the current year. Raise your awareness about the ocean and its diverse life by
reading the latest news on ocean issues, and through viewing Seaweb's interactive media. Find out about Seaweb's members and see what they're doing to inform the world about the problems facing today's oceans.

United States Environmental Hotline "Earth's 911" -

This site provides geographically specific environmental and recycling information nationwide. By dialing a single 1-800 number and entering a five-digit zip code, callers can access information" regarding the environment.

The Video Project -

The Video Project is a non-profit source for videos and multimedia programs on environmental,human rights, and related concerns.

World Population Film/Video Festival -

Entry form, guidelines, and background information on the annual Competitive Film/Video Festival. This Festival is for high school/college student productions and focuses on population growth, the environment, consumption and sustainability.

YES! World (Youth for Environmental Sanity) -

YES! Camps, designed for young adults ages 15-25, emphasize unity and environmental action. Also featured on this page is the YES and Know music band, an educational and entertaining group available for concert venues and school assemblies.

Useful links
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