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View Resource Exploring the Environment (ETE)

Exploring the Environment (ETE), a NASA Classroom of the Future hosted by Wheeling Jesuit University, aims to teach high school students collaborative scientific inquiry and analysis through use of remote sensing technology and the Internet. The modules contain introductory activities to familiarize users with remote sensing software and images. Twelve modules are divided into three categories,...

http://ete.cet.edu/modules/modules.html
View Resource US Environmental Protection Agency: Students for the Environment Screenshot

Working with students who are eager to know more about the environment? You'll want to make a beeline to the EPA's Students for the Environment site. The helpful site consists of three primary sections: Students K-12; Educators and Parents; and News and Deadlines. In the first section, visitors can look over games and quizzes that tie educational guidelines to thoughtful explorations on water...

https://www.epa.gov/students
View Resource Environmental Literacy Council

Environmental studies in secondary schools has evoked a great deal of controversy, especially over the character and quality of the textbooks used in these classes. The Environmental Literacy Council, a successor organization to the Independent Commission on Environmental Education, has put together a fairly balanced collection of resources to help teachers and students. The site is divided into...

https://enviroliteracy.org/
View Resource Planet Pals

Created by designer, illustrator, and educator Judith Ann Gorgone, the Planet Pals Web site provides good material for young kids related to the health of the planet. The colorful pages contain basic information about the earth, energy, recycling, water conservation, pollution, and more. The fun and interactive Meet the Planet Pals area is especially interesting, where kids can listen to animated...

http://www.planetpals.com/index.html
View Resource CIESE Collaborative Projects

The Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) provides these collaborative projects to be used in classrooms this fall. Many of the projects have a life science focus such as Human Genetics, Square of Life, and Bucket Buddies. Each project offers the opportunity for students to collect real life data to share online with their peers. The presentation of projects is teacher...

http://ciese.org/materials/k12/technology/online-collaborati...
View Resource The Environmental Literacy Council: Teaching Resources

Environmental science encompasses a number of fields within the natural sciences, and an interdisciplinary approach to the subject is a must. For educators working in this area, the Environmental Literacy Council's Teaching Resources site will be a real find. On their site, visitors should click on over to one of the sections on the right-hand side of the page. The sections here include "General...

https://enviroliteracy.org/teaching-resources/