Teacher and Educator Resources
The following is a list of links for Educators, Parents and anyone looking for more information on an environmental topic. Categories are arranged for ease of use:
Other Educational Sources
GAMES (besides the ones on our game page)
US EPA Resources for Waste Education. Educational materials for children from Kindergarten through high school.
Roscoe's Recycle Room. Fun games, recycling facts and educational activities.
U.S. Energy Information Administration site. Games, lesson plans, activities for school children and teachers.
Energy Star. Games and links, all ages.
City of Seattle. Fun recycling game for grade school students
Touch Stone Energy, Kids Zone. Matching game, energy game, and tour of alternate energies. Interactive site. Geared toward K-6.
Beyond the Virtual Tours we offer here
Alliance for Climate Education (ACE). Video of unique presentation to students on climate change.
KidWind Project. Site devoted to wind power. Lesson plans, activities for students K-12. Also has an online catalog for various demonstration and craft items.
Solar model kits-catalog
Water Bottle Information from Earthsense
Tap Water Promotional Site
Solid Waste Association of North America. Booklet describing waste to energy fuel production.
Energy Aware Organization. Links and lesson plans for various alternate energy sources.
Post Carbon Institute. Founded in 2003 to lead the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world.
OTHER EDUCATIONAL SOURCES
Illinois Environmental Education Database. Environmental programs and resources.
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom. Contact information for classroom teachers and program descriptions.
Information for Illinois educators. A joint project between the IL EPA and the Waste Management Research Center.
A quick and easy guide to Green Cleaning in Schools from the Health Schools Campaign.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Educational programs for students ranging from kindergarten through college.
A series of seminar links offered by the Unv of Illinois - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
A series of links, for the most part, to various recycling education sites.
GoBeyond. Information on climate change solutions. Calculate your carbon footprint here.
Environmental/Recycling quiz that is great for any age.
Natural Resources Defense Council. An environmental action organization that deals with a wide range of environmental issues.
Natural Resources Defense Council. Learn tips on how to Green Your Event, whether it be a conference or sleepover.
Resource Recovery Fund Board of Nova Scotia. Information on recycling programs as well as ways to reduce and recover resources.
MBA Programs and the Shifting Economic Economic Landscape. A web resource for those seeking information about Masters in Business Administration programs.
Have you ever wondered what you can do with your environmental studies degree? Check out this chart originally prepared by the University of Tennesee for ideas. It is arranged by degree areas, possible areas of employment, and strategies.
National Environmental Education Foundation. Information about weather and the environment, originally designed for weathercasters but now with information for teachers, students and parents.
Recycled art ideas and links.
A list of Climate Change Education Sites.