Environmental Education Links
This is an alphabetical listing of some websites on Environmental Education. Each entry contains the URL and a brief description of the site. This is meant for Environmental Educators as well as those interested in Environmental Education.
AskERIC is a personalized internet-based service providing education information to teachers, librarians, students, councilors, administrators, parents and others.
2. Australian Environmental Education Network Home Page
The Australian Environmental Education Network establishes a national network of environmental education and information program, materials and publications, in the interests of education for sustainability. Links to information are provided by user/interest categories.
3. Biology Education Project - South Africa
Maintained by the Botany Department at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, The Biology Education Project aims to product and distributes teaching aids via the Internet. The resources are globally accessible, and Project creators hope to encourage biology teachers and pupils around the world to interact with their counterparts in South Africa.
6. Bureau of Land Management Environmental Education Homepage
A statement at the web site says, "The goal of the BLM's Environmental Education Program is to realize healthier and more productive public lands through better educated citizens who are willing to assist in solving complex environmental problems. The program includes both a school-based component and a public education and participation component." BLM's programs present concepts and principles of managing within nature's limits to teach students to become innovators and to make sound environmental management decisions,.
7. Canterbury Environmental EducationCenter
CanterburyEnvironmentalEducationCenter is located in a nature reserve on the outskirts of Canterbury, Kent, UK. The centre provides facilities for research and teaching and supports primary, secondary and special schools throughout Kent. It is a partnership project between the National Grid Company and Kent County Council Education and Libraries Directorate. The centre is a KCC project managed by the Kent Advisory Service.
8. Centre for Environment Education (CEE)
Established in 1984, CEE is a National Institute supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India as a Centre of Excellence in Environmental Education. Affiliated to the Nehru Foundation for Development, CEE's primary objective is to raise public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with a view to promote the conservation and wise use of nature and natural resources. CEE develops model programmes and materials to promote awareness and understanding of the environment.
9. Centre for Environmental Sciences & Education
The Center for Environmental Sciences and Education at NorthernArizonaUniversity serves several unique purposes: The Center offers an interdisciplinary program leading to a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences in one of eight different focus areas, bringing together four separate Colleges within NAU. It supports the Northern Arizona Environmental Education Resources Center (NAEERC), offering assistance to faculty and students on campus, as well as educators throughout Northern Arizona, with the development and integration of environmental education programs in their curriculum. It serves as a liason with various city, county and tribal entities to provide access to information concerning a variety of environmental resources and issues. The Center is also the home of the AT-SLICE project.
10. CERES Theme: California Environmental Education
CERES is an information system developed by the California Resource Agency to facilitate access to a variety of electronic data describing California's rich and diverse environments. The goal of CERS is to improve environmental analysis and planning by integrating natural and cultural resource information from multiple countributors and by making it available and useful to wide variety of users.
11. CPR Environmental Education Centre, Chennai
Set up to increase consciousness and knowledge about the environment and the major environmental problems facing the country today.
12. Development Alternatives
Designing low carbon pathways ..
13. Dept of Science and Technology, Govt of India
National Childrens Science Congress http://www.dst.gov.in/scie_congrs/children/children_sci_index.htm
14. Discovery Channel Online
It's all here--daily updates on the state of the planet, news briefs, feature stories, expeditions, mind games, live cams, and conversations.
15. DOE Argonne National Laboratory Division of Education Programs
Environmental topics from the 1991-1999 Ask-A-Scientist archive.
16. DOE Atmospheric RadiationMeasurementProgramEducationCenter "Cool Sites"
The web sites listed are broken into three areas: Global Warming, Weather, and Other Science sites
17. DOE Energy Information Administration Kid's page
Online energy education resources--these include energy activities that kids can do online and materials to help classroom teachers teach about energy.
18. DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research Global Change Education Program
This U. S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research has established the Global Change Education Program to promote undergraduate and graduate training in support of the Department's global change research activities.
19. DOE: Energy from the Past for Our future
Why is energy important? Where do we find it? How do we use it? An introduction for students to the fuels we use most to power our economy--and if we can develop the right technology, fuel that can power us into the future
20. Environemntal Defense Fund
21. Education for Sustainability
Education for Sustainability: An Agenda for Action, resulted from the National Forum on Partnerships Supporting Education about the Environment, held at the Presidio in San Franscisco in October 1994. The document contains recommendations on how to incorporate sustainability education into and beyond the classroom. Specific initiatives and opportunities provide guidance to individuals or groups interested in sustainability education and collaboration is encouraged from all sectors. Discussions between the President's Council on Sustainable Development and the Forum developed the framework for the implementation of sustainability education and include the following themes: 1. Lifelong Learning; 2. Interdisciplinary Approaches; 3. System Thinking, 4. Partnerships, 5. Multicultural Perspectives and 6. Empowerment.
22. Educational ResourcesInformationCenter and other Clearinghouses
The EducationalResourcesInformationCenter is a nationwide information network that acquires, catalogs, summarizes and provides access to education information from all sources. The data base and ERIC document commections are housed in about 3,000 locations worldwide, including most major public and university library systems. ERIC produces a variety of publications and provides extensive user assistance, including AskERIC, an electronic question answering service for teachers on the Internet.
23. EE Link
Links to Environmental Education Resources on the Internet. The resources include Resources for EE professionals, EE Grant Resouces, Classroom Resources, EE job Resources, EE Student Resources, EE Organization & Project Links, EE Calendar and Environmental Information & Data Sorted by topic area.
24. EE-Link, the Environmental Education Server
EE-Link, a project of the National Consortium for Environmental Education, is a gopher and World Wide Web site for environmental education.
25. EEK! Environmental Education for Kids
EEK! The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources brings environmental Education for Kids to you. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoor resources of Wisconsin. Various sections include Out Earth - Stories about the environment; Protecting the Wild Ones-Endangered species in Wisconsin; Nature Notes - Plants, animals, and seasonal activities.
26. EEN: Teacher Resources
Environmental Education Network Resources (EEN) is a collaborative effort among educators, the Envirolink Network and the environmental community to bring environmental education on-line and into a multimedia format. The EEN will act as the clearinghouse for all-environmental education information, materials and ides on the Internet.
27. Electronic Mailing Lists for Global and Environmental Change Education
Compiled to provide easy access, these lists are useful discussion forums that address topical areas.
28. Environment Canada Kidzone
Environment Canada deals with issues, Programme and other aspects of the ozone layer. Includes a Kidzone with facts and quizzes.
29. Environmental Education Council of Ohio
The Environmental Education Council of Ohio is a non-profit organization for the educators and others who are concerned about the environment. EECO promotes environmental education to all audiences in the state of Ohio. Web sites provides organization information and links to other environmental education resources.
30. Environmental Education
Information and materials from CPR Environmental Education Centre (Tamil Nadu, India). The Centre has been working in this field since 1981 and much of the materials have developed out of the needs and the materials amiable in India and elsewhere in South Asia. Thus the information given pertains primarily to the South Asian environment and climate pattern. However, it enshrines universal ideas, which are developed from years of fieldwork and experience.
31. Environmental Education Association of Washington
Local information for the Pacific Northwest of North America, plus links to other environmental education resources on the web. EEAW is a dynamic non-profit organization comprised of teachers, community educators dedicated to offering and promoting effective environmental education to all sectors of Washington
32. Environmental Education at WykehamPrimary School
School has provided its commitment to the environment by establishing the first phase of its own small apple orchard. The school is providing to pupils that small projects undertaken close to home can contribute to the solution of larger environmental issues.
33. Environmental Education database
The Directory of Environmental Education Resources is a joint project of the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education and the Colorado Department of Education. DEER includes Colorado and Regional agencies, Organizations, companies, groups and individuals that disseminate Environmental Education resources.
34. Environmental Education Directory of New Zealand
Directory for education about the environment including field studies and activities directed at influencing environmental concerns.
35. Environmental Education Link
Educational links, which are chosen, based on a foundation of knowledge about social and ecological problems. Information and data resources are organized by topic area in the links at left. Sites that cover more than one topic are cross-referenced on two or more of these page links.
36. Environmental Education Resources
The Environmental Education Programs and Resources section and other educational resources in the NLE are implemented in collaboration with RiceUniversity's Center for Conservation Biology Network.
EnviroScape - environmental education tabletop models for non-point source pollution, hazardous waste, wetlands, landfill, and groundwater issues. It is an interactive, hands-on education and communication tool that is effective with all ages. In addition to being successfully used with students from Kindergarten through 12th grade, EnviroScape is also used by universities.
38. EPA Environmental EducationCenter
Want to learn about the Environment? Want to share what you know with some one else? With fact-sheets, interactive games, and more, EPA's Website can help you with all sorts of information about EPA and the environment.
39. Program EPA Environmental Education Grant
The Grant Program sponsored by EPA's Office of Environmental Education supports environmental education projects that enhance the public awareness, knowledge and skills to make informed decision that affect environmental quality.
40. EPA Environmental Education Web Site
There is kid's page, a student's page, and a teacher's page. The mission is to advance and support education efforts that develop an environmentally conscious and responsible public and inspire personal responsibility in caring for the environment.
41. EPA Global Warming Kids Site
Global warming may be a big problem, but there are many little things we can do to make a difference. If we try, most of us can do our part to reduce the amount of greenhouses gases that we put into the atmosphere.
42. ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education $$
The Clearinghouse is a component of the EducationalResourcesInformationCenter, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education with its goal is to provide access to the best information available for teaching and learning about science, mathematics and the environment.
43. Federal Government Internet Educational Resources
Department of Education funded Internet resources and other government resources for education and libraries
44. Federal Task Force on Environmental Education
The Federal Task Force on Environmental Education facilitates communication and collaboration among federal agencies and departments that have common interests in supporting and implementing environmental education programs. The task force places emphasis on supporting joint inter-agency environmental education projects.
45. Fellowships, Grants, and Funding Opportunities
Various sources of essential information (including federal agencies) involved in pursuing educational and research opportunities and grants
46. Florida Advisory Council on Environmental Education
The Florida Advisory Council on Environmental Education (FACEE) was created by the Legislature in 1989 by amendment to the Florida Environmental Education Act. Its mission is to facilitate comprehensive, coordinated environmental education to all residents and visitors in the state; to increase the public's understanding of natural systems and resources and how they relate to the economy, public health and quality of life and to suggest and promote responsible action by Florida's residents and visitors will result in the proper management, protection and conservation of natural resources.
47. FloridaInternetCenter for Understanding Sustainability
A joint effort between the Florida Center for Community Design and the University of South Florida's School of Architecture and Community Design. Includes sections on transportation, population and resource use, Florida's energy and ecosystems, and environmental education.
48. GCRIO Global Change and Environmental Education Resources
This collection of resources was selected for their relevance to global change and environmental education. Included area a wide range of resources for educators and students at all levels (K-12 and higher education) librarians, citizens and community groups
49. Global Change Game
This environmental education project was developed by students at the University of Manitoba in 1991 and is a challenging, energy-demanding, fast-paced creative activity that explores major global problems
50. Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration supports the GLOBE Program, a worldwide network of K-12 students, scientists, and teachers working together to learn more about the global environment. Students, around the world perform environmental measurements daily, weekly, and seasonally with the guidance of their teachers. Students send their data, via the Internet, to the GLOBE Students Data Archive, where it is available to scientist and other students for the research
51. Global Rivers Environment Education Network
Earth Force's GREEN is a source for water monitoring guides, kits and support. The network is committed to engaging youth in improving water resources.
52. Global Warming: Focus on the Future
'Global Warming: Focus on the Future' is the web version of a traveling exhibition developed by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History and the Environmental Defense Fund. The online exhibit covers topics, such as: Global Warming Is Happening; Global Warming Is a Problem: and You Can Help.
53. Green & Growing Environmental Education Project's Home Page
Began as a teacher's lesson guide on food, agriculture, and sustainable development. This on-line version is divided into two lessons; The History of Agriculture and Description of sustainable development.
54. Green COM-USAID's Environmental Education and Communication Project
GreenCOM provides environmental education and communication expertise to USAID projects dealing with biodiversity conservation, water resource management, policy, public participation, solid waste management and recycling.
55. Index - Environmental Education - Sierra Club
The site consists of information such as News, Articles, Resources, Programs, Web Sites etc. on Environmental Education.
56. Institute for a Sustainable Environment - University of Oregon
The Institute for a Sustainable Environment fosters research and education on environmental issues at the University of Oregon.
57. Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
The Institute's activities are designed to expand public awareness and understanding of global change issues; elevate the skills of educators, who are critical to the training of future scientists, educator, decision makers, and informed citizens; and to address the information needs of decision makers by developing tools for assessing the policies for responding to and mitigating environmental change.
58. Its Elementary! (Grades K-8)
You don't need to be a detective to find global change and environmental lesson plans. It is designed for teachers to access, view, and print lessons during one planning period from their school library's Internet connection.
59. Links2Go: Environmental Education
Links and topics related to Environmental Education
60. NASA Earth Observing System Education Web Site
A comprehensive listing of educational materials that relates to NASA's Observing system.
61. NASA Education Program
The NASA education program has resources for educators, resources for students, and education calendar, education news, and other information and comments.
62. NASA Global Change Master Directory Learning Centre
Learn all about global environmental change. The GCMDLearningCenter has questions and answers about global change as well as annotated links categorized by age group and subject matter.
63. NASA Observatories
NASA's Observatories is a public access site for Earth and space data. They have picures of the Earth, planets, and stars as well as the stories behind those images.
64. NASA Quest Project
The mission is to provide support and services for schools, teachers and students to fully utilize the Internet, and its underlying information technologies, as a basic tool for learning.
65. National 4-H Council Environmental Stewardship Program
The specific goals of the Environmental Stewardship program include: understanding ecological concepts, building an awareness of environmental issues and values, developing scientific investigator and critical think skills, and learning skills needed for effective action. In general, these goals foster leadership skills that allow youth to work as full partners with others to develop creative, community-based solutions to difficult environmental challenges.
66. NationalCenter for Atmospheric Research: Environmental and Societal Impacts Group
Provides insight into how society might better understand and cope with the interactions between human activities and changes in the environment.
67. NationalCenter for Sustainability
The National Centre for Sustainability, in British Columbia, is a not-for-profit orgtanization, created to explore the issue of sustainability and foster public education and scientific research.
68. National Library of Education
The National Library of Education is the 'largest' federally funded library devoted entirely to education. The Library offers the following online resources: ERIC (EducationalResourcesInformationCenter), GEM (Gateway to Educational Materials), NEN (National Education network), and USNEI (U. S. Network for Educational Information)
69. National Links to Special Sites for Kids K-12
This is quick reference list of sites for students in grades K-12
70. National Park Service's The Learning Place
The Learning Place is a site for finding all the education and interpretation related materials on ParkNet. The tools and resources provided are useful and exciting for all visitors, especially those interested in teaching about America's natural and cultural heritage through the National Parks.
71. National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education
This multi-year program is establishing guidelines for the development of balanced, scientifically accurate, and comprehensive environmental education programs. The web site provides information about several publications available for educators including Environmental Education Materials, Guidelines for Excellence, Environmental Education Collection - A review of Resources for Educators vol.1, 2 & 3, Biodiversity collection, A Review of Biodiversity Resources of Educators, Excellence in Environmental Education: Guidelines for Learning.
72. National Science Teachers Association Science and Math Links
A full site of links, including biology, earths and spaces science, environmental science, and a section on developing teaching skills.
73. Natural Resources Defense Council
For environmental news, information, and opinion worth logging on for, go to NRDC on-line, NRDC publishes a top bulletin on environmental legislation, expert analysis of current event, thought provoking essays on environmental affairs, and materials for the arm chair activist.
74. NEETF - The National Environmental Education Training Foundation
Foundation's mission is to help American meet critical national challenges through environmental learning. Environmental learning connects people of all ages and walks of life to the solutions or larger issues of critical national concern such as health care, educational excellence, consumers right to know, the competitive edge in business, the promotion of individual responsibility and effective community participation.
75. NFS Education Web Site
The National Science Foundation makes grants and awards in all areas of science, mathematics, and engineering education.
76. NOAA Education Web Site
Weather, Climate, Space, Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean, History, and cool sites to visit - it's all here!
77. NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Outreach and Education
The goal of the site is to provide middle school science students and teachers with research and investigation experiences using on-line resources.
78. North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Home Page
The North American Association for Environmental Education is a network of professionals and students working in the field of environmental education throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world. Since 1971 the Association has promoted environmental education and supported the work of environmental educators. There are many environmental interest groups, and many organizations dedicated to improving education. NAAEE uniquely combines and integrates both of these perspectives, and takes cooperative, nonconfrontational, scientifically balanced approach to promoting education about environmental issues.
79. North Carolina Environmental Education
NCEE serves a coordinating role among school and colleges, state and federal agencies, citizens groups and the business and industrial community in the promotion of environmental education and natural resource stewardship. As a guardian of the North Carolina Environmental Education Plan, the Office looks to that plan's fourteen objective to guide its efforts. Those efforts include involvement in pre-service and in-service teachers education, an information clearinghouse (including this Web site) curriculum correlation, model library collection, educational access to environmental data (using geographic information systems software, GIS) evaluation, informal education centers, government agencies, funding, partnerships among organizations including business and industry, the media, and adult education.
80. NWF Environmental Education
For over sixty years, the National Wildlife Federation has been a leader in environmental education, reaching out to the communities where children and adults live, work, and play.
81. One Sky, Many Voices
Inquiry-based K-12 science program for the interactive study of current science.
82. Online College and University Global Change Courses
Course description, syllabi, and home pages for college and university global environmental change course.
83. Outside the Building: Grounds and Gardens: Integrating
Introduction to a curriculum for building an environmental action project that uses school, community, and online resources, part of New Horizons for Learning, a virtual Internet.
Policy.com showcases leading research, opinions, and events shaping public policy on dozens of issues including education, technology, and healthcare.
85. PrattInstituteCenter for Community & Environmental Development
As the oldest university-based advocacy planning organization in the country, PICCED's mission is to enhance the capacity of low-and moderate-income communities to develop innovative solutions to the physical, social, and economic challenges facing them. PICCED carries out this mission through three interrelated program areas: Technical Assistance including planning and architectural services, Training and Education, and Public policy Analysis and Advocacy.
86. REEF Environmental Education Foundation - Homepage
REEF Environmental Education Foundation mission is to educate, enlist and enable divers and non-divers alike to become active stewards in the conservation of coral reefs and other marine habitats.
87. Rogers Environmental Education Centre
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation operates RogersEnvironmentalEducationCenter. The DEC is responsible for protecting New York's natural resources. The RogersCenter is devoted to teaching people about these resources and using them wisely. The Rogers Environmental Education Center Journal is published quarterly.
88. Second Nature
Second Nature is a nonprofit organization, which helps higher education institutions "green" their curricula, campus operations, research and community outreach.
89. SEEK = Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge
The SEEK directory works as a clearinghouse for all types of environmental education resources, from articles to lesson ideas, from performances to displays, and many more.
90. SERCC - Environmental Education Page
SoutheastRegionalClimateCenter Environmental Education: This site contains information on Environmental Education
91. Smithsonian Institution Education Web Site
Contains reaching resources, information about professional development, exhibits, and events calendar
92. Southeast Asian Science Policy Advisory Network
The Southeast Asian Science Policy Advisory Network is an evolving network dedicated to improving the links and understanding between policy and scientific communities. SEA-SPAN includes electronic discussion lists, news lists, and electronic conferences.
93. The Center for Environmental Education
The Center for Environmental Education integrates environmental education into all aspects of the K-12 curriculum. Provides environmental networking, online resources, grant opportunities, and exemplary environmental programs to teachers, students and general public.
94. The European Environmental Education Newsletter (EEE-N)
The first online issue of EEE-News became available in late summer 1998, and the second edition was posted in fall. The newsletter presents items relevant to environmental education in Europe including announcements of conferences, publication, and links to online materials.
95. The Global Schoolhouse
The Global Schoolhouse mission is to "harness the power of the Internet" to provide ongoing opportunities to support learners both in and outside the school environment
96. The Great Green Web Game
The Great Green Web Game, developed by the Union of Concerned Scientists, is based on an analysis of the environmental impact of consumer decisions. Air pollution, water pollution, destruction of natural habitats, and global warming are the main forms of environmental damage caused by consumer-related activities today. The Great Green Web Game shows how you can reduce this damage through effective consumer choices.
97. The Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair
The Official Website of the Los Angeles Environment Education Fair.
98. The Magic School Bus
Scholastic's The Magic School Bus, based on the award-winning book series by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, features a wacky science teacher named Ms.Frizzle who takes her class of enthusiastic, inquisitive students and playful sidekick, Liz, the lizard, on educational field trip in her magically transformable bus.
99. The Water Underground - University of Michigan
This site is designed to help K-12 classrooms learn more about weather. There are places to find current information, share data, and download applications. It is a great resource for teachers and students.
100. USDA Agricultural Research Service Sci4Kids
Aci4Kids is a series of stories about what scientists do at the USDA Agricultural Research Service. Geared to kids about 8 to 13 years old, it is produced by the ARS Information Staff in Beltsville, Maryland. They bet you'will agree that much of what their scientist do is not what you might expect.
101. USDACooperativeState Research, Education, and Extension Service
This site has research and education information about many subjects, and staff specialists who can answer your questions or refer you to someone at state or county level that possesses the information you need.
102. USGS Learning Web: Changing World (Global Change)
A web site with information on teaching about aspects of global change to students from grades 4 through 6.
103. We the People
We The People's School of Sustainability (S O S) provides the education and training necessary to create sustainable business, green markets, ecologically-aware citizens, gardeners and proactive communities through workshops and forums, hands-on training and publications.
104. WisconsinCenter for Environmental Education Home Page
The mission of the WisconsinCenter for Environmental Education is to promote, develop, disseminate, implement, and evaluate environmental education programs for K-12 teachers and students in Wisconsin.
105. World Resources Institute (WRI) Environment Education
WRI presents a wealth of resources in many formats from full-text online access to videos, and guides that include lesson plans, overhead transparency masters, and student exercises. WRI addresses both local and global environmental issues by adapting teaching materials to local needs (Mexico, India, Europe, Australia, Vietnam, and Japan with more countries to come) and the production of foreign language adaptations of Teachers Guides.
Worldwatch Institute is dedicated to fostering the evolution of an environmentally sustainable society, and publishes the annual "State of the World" Report. The site provides access to World Watch Magazine, Alerts and Briefings, and publications.
This site organizes information on the general headings such as Biodiversity Education, Business Education, Global Trends, AInternate resources, PowerPoint Slideshow etc.