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Journey North - Over 6,000 schools, representing more than 300,000 students, participate in this program by tracking the journeys of a dozen migratory wildlife species. The site has information for teachers on how the get their students involved in this fascinating project.

Environmental Education on the Internet presents thorough resources for teachers. From information on class projects, to grants and job listings, EE-Link is an invaluable resource.
The Bean Files assists in the development of reading, writing, numerical and investigative skills and understandings with 20 story episodes supported by songs, recipes, quizzes, web-links, science experiments, and class-room activities.

Bullfrog Films has become the leading US publisher of independently-produced, environmental videos, that point the way to living healthily, happily, and with greater concern for the other inhabitants of this planet, and for our descendants. Browse through their stellar collection of educational videos.

EarthDay.net wants to help you develop a curriculum to celebrate Earth Day. This site is chock-full of interesting and valuable projects, games, downloadable files, and more!

Ecological & Environmental Learning Services provides K-12 teacher professional development, curriculum development and education programs in science education (particularly science research), ecology, environmental education and environmental science. The website includes newsletter articles that review children's books on ecology and the environment, provides simple explanations of ecological and environmental concepts and offers suggestions for such topics as starting an environmental club and improving a field trip to a zoo, aquarium or museum.

Environmental Education on the Internet presents thorough resources for teachers. From information on class projects, to grants and job listings, EE-Link is an invaluable resource.

Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages - This "Classroom of the Future" has developed environmental earth science course modules that are accessible over the internet. Students analyze satellite images to address real-world earth science problems. Requires free application.

Facing the Future issues guides, lesson plans, hands-on activities, and service learning opportunities to engage, challenge, and inspire your students to create a positive and sustainable future.

The GLOBE program involves primary and secondary students in research in the fields of atmosphere, hydrology, soils, and more. For teachers, GLOBE provides assistance through training at professional workshops, plus online teachers' guides and "how-to" videos.

Journey North - Over 6,000 schools, representing more than 300,000 students, participate in this program by tracking the journeys of a dozen migratory wildlife species. The site has information for teachers on how the get their students involved in this fascinating project.

MBGNet - The Missouri Botanical Gardens site allows kids to explore different biomes as well as freshwater and marine ecosystems.

The North American Association for Environmental Education is a network of professionals and students working throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world. The Association has promoted environmental education and supported the work of environmental educators since 1971.

Project WILD is an interdisciplinary, supplementary environmental and conservation education program for educators of kindergarten through high school age young people. They provide materials, guidebooks, and resources for educators.

Radwaste Teacher's Corner has collected many resources available on the internet to assist teachers at all grade levels in preparing lessons, assignments, field trips, etc. about nuclear and radiation related topics.

The Teacher's Corner - Although not dealing specifically with environmental curriculum, the site presents a truly helpful collection of searchable lesson plans, educational news, and daily factoids.

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission has compiled an extensive collection lessons on a variety of environmental topics, including waste management and air quality. Let them help you teach environmental science.

USGS Learning Web - K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning. Explore the Earth through plants and animals, land, water, and maps. Learn how Biology, Geology, Hydrology, and Geography can help us understand our changing world.

Vermicompost Starter Kit has posted the information you need to start a classroom worm bin, giving your students the opportunity to study decomposition, environmental management, and invertebrate biology in a living laboratory!