WSPPN Maintains These Topic Hubs
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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Developed a series of tools designed to assist educators in facilitating youth-driven civic action with their students.
Source: Earth Force
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Links to Environmental Education Resources on the Internet, with sections for EE professionals, classrooms, students and grants.
Environmental Education and Training Partnership
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Offers educators information, resources, and links for promoting academic achievement and environmental literacy. A national leader in the delivery of environmental education training for education professionals.
Abstract: Curriculum Planning, Materials: ENC Access Centers provide information to teachers, parents, and students on ERC resources and services. ENC centers distribute free math and science education materials, display example copies of current books and other pubs on topics in science and math ed., and provide training with the ENC website where educators can view current science and mathematics news items, lesson plans, and relevant web links.
Source: Eisenhower National Clearing House
Montana Nature Discovery Trunks
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Traveling interdisciplinary and scientifically-accurate educational kits with hands-on materials, age-appropriate lesson plans, posters, videos, audio cassettes, games, and puppets. Includes P2 related kits on air care and watersheds (Montana only).
Source: Montana Natural History Center
National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education
Abstract: Describes environmental literacy and gives resources for additional information.
New from Green Teacher
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Books that can be ordered to promote hands-on, interdisciplinary learning through projects that benefit schools and increase green space and biodiversity in communities.
Source: Green Teacher
Office of Environmental Education Materials and Resources
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Electronic catalog for environmental educational materials developed by EPA.
Rebuild America: Teacher Links
Abstract: Curriculum Planning, Energy Consumption, MATERIALS SOURCES: Lesson plans, science projects, resource materials, energy-saving programs and novel events based on energy saving.
Source: Department of Energy
Resources for Environmental Education [PDF]
Abstract: A list of online EE resources, standards and terms, resources, and electronic field trips.
Source: Fish and Wildlife Service
Schoolyard Habitats Starter Kit
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Information on program to transform schoolyards and community spaces into hands-on, outdoor classrooms.
Source: National Wildlife Foundation
Sustainable Development Toolkit
Abstract: Description of how sustainability relates to education. Links to Kit to help schools and communities develop a process for creating locally relevant and culturally appropriate education. This Toolkit is based on the idea that communities and educational systems need to dovetail their sustainability efforts.
Source: Education for Sustainable Development
Abstract: CURRICULA: All ages: MATERIALS/WASTE MANAGEMENT: online scientific invesitgation resource for teachers, parents and students includes the new Hands On Plastics Jr.? site for elementary teachers, as well as the award-winning Hands On Plastics? site for the middle school level.
Source: American Plastics Council
Terms of Environment
Abstract: Materials: ASK AN EXPERT: On-line thesaurus: Defines in non-technical language the more commonly used environmental terms appearing in EPA publications, news releases, and other Agency documents.
The Water Sourcebooks
Abstract: CURRICULA: All Age Groups: Materials, WATER QUALITY: A handbook of 324 activities divided by age group within five subject areas that explain the water management cycle and how it affects all aspects of the environment.
Trash and Climate Change [PDF]
Abstract: ACTIVITY: Lower and Upper Elementary: Consumer Education, Materials, WASTE MANAGEMENT: An on-line workbook that can also be ordered in hard copy to help students discover the hidden reasons to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Source for books and videos on vermicomposting and how to do it in your classroom.
Source: Worm Woman
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Hub Last Updated: 11/26/2012