Environmental Education 
Association of Indiana
 

Environmental Education Links 

Nature Works Everywhere

These lessons have been cross-referenced to Indiana Standards - http://www.ilovemyland.org/getattachment/Resources/Tabs/4th-Grade-Curriculum/Rows/Snake/IDOE-Indiana-Standards-for-Nature-Works-Everywhere-Curriculum2.pdf.aspx?lang=en-US

 

Ball State University Social Studies Units

Ball State University students created some social studies curriculum for the Children of Indiana Nature Park that is fun and relevant.

 

Green Guide for Kids

This site is a nice, clean page showing a lot of basics for kids to recycle, eat local, conserve water, conserve energy, etc.
  

Project Learning Tree

PLT advances environmental literacy and promotes stewardship through excellence in environmental education, professional development, and curriculum resources that use trees and forests as windows on the world.
 

Discovering the Science of the Earth

IUPUI Discovering the Science of the Environment (DSE) is an inquiry-based and interactive science education program for central Indiana fourth through ninth grade students and education professionals.

 

Earth Charter

Earth Charter Indiana actively inspires and advances a sustainable, just and peaceful lifestyle for all Hoosiers through our statewide initiatives. Check out our current projects!

 

EE Link

A web site filled with all sorts of environmental and education information

 

Environmental Concepts in the Classroom

Important document to read and this article is required for all British Colombia teachers by the ministry of education!

 

Environmental Education Association of Illinois

In 1972 a group of committed and concerned citizens -- both conservationists and teachers -- founded the Environmental Education Association of Illinois. Since that time, members of EEAI have provided leadership on this front at the national, state and community levels.

 

Environmental Education Council of Ohio

Ohio’s EE organization’s links to other important sites

 

Forest History Society

Be sure to check out our “If Trees Could Talk” curriculum. This 10 module Environmental History curriculum is offered free on-line to all educators.

 

Forestry Images

A great site to look for nature images, many of which are free of charge for educational purposes. 

 

Go Fish Indiana

Go FishIN  is Indiana DNR’s new urban fishing program. This program provides great shore fishing opportunities for Hoosiers that live in heavily populated urban areas.

 

Go Green

The roots of this ecological stewardship journey at Goshen College is Christian faith and the belief that God calls us to care for all of creation. The Ecological Stewardship Committee of students, faculty and administrators is leading the campus in collaborative efforts to encourage sustainable practices and reduce use of fossil fuels. 

 

Going Green At School
A Guide to Sustainability in College and in Life, this is a resource page from the Accredited Schools Online website.

  

Hoosier Sierra Club

To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the Earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the Earth's ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives

 

Indiana Audubon Society

mission is to stimulate interest in birds and their protection; to serve the needs of youth, civic, church, schools and other groups by providing information concerning birds; and to educate the public concerning the necessity for conserving and preserving Indiana's natural heritage, its unique flora and fauna

 

Indiana DNR Campgrounds

 

Indiana DNR Inns

 

Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society

Whatever your interestundefinedprotecting natural places, adding native plants to your garden, photographing wildflowers, or lending expertise to our community of native plant enthusiastsundefinedthere’s a place for you in INPAWS.

Together we’re working to create healthy ecosystems, teach the next generation to love the land, and save the wild beauty of Indiana
 

Indiana Wildlife Federation

To promote the conservation, sound management, and sustainable use of Indiana’s wildlife and wildlife habitat through education and advocacy.

 

Into the Outdoors

Inspiring our next generation to think for themselves about nature, the environment, and their role as future stewards of their world.

 

Midwestern Wetland Flora

A field office guide to plant species which provides an illustrated glossary of floral terms, a species list and an identification key.

 

National Wetlands Inventory

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory. Includes downloadable GIS maps.

 

National Wildlife Federation

Full EE info & news and also this page includes links to Ranger Rick’s educational pages.

 

Natural Inquirer

The Natural Inquirer is a middle school science education journal! Scientists report their research in journals, which enable scientists to share information with one another. This journal, The Natural Inquirer, was created so that scientists can share their research with middle school students. Each article tells you about scientific research conducted by scientists in the USDA Forest Service.

 

North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE)
Promoting Excellance in Environmental Education

 

Orion Society

Environmental magazine that’s online and relates to the ecological heart

 

Population Education

Curriculum for teaching about population trends and their effects on environment and society.  Our K-12 activities explore a variety of demographic and environmental topics including, but not limited to: population growth patterns over time, dynamics of the demographic transition, renewable and nonrenewable resource use, carrying capacity, and habitat destruction. 
 

Project Wet

We envision a world in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future.

 

Project Wild

Project WILD is a wildlife-focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students.

 

Second Nature

Higher education and sustainability can be connected to your institution.

 

Wabash & Erie Canal

A wonderful page by Terry Pepper about the canal from Fort Wayne to Huntington. 

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