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Environmental Education Links

  • How to Be Environmentally Friendly in a Home With KidsThis guide provides parents and educators information, resources, and fun activities to teach and encourage children towards sustainable lifestyles. The guide includes topics like recycling, water conservation, energy conservation, and composting. Each section includes tips and ways to help get the children involved.
  • Project Learning TreePLT 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.
  • Project WildProject WILD is a wildlife-focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students.
  • Project WetWe envision a world in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future.
  • Nature Works Everywhere
  • Children of Indiana Nature Park Curriculum: These lessons have been cross-referenced to Indiana Standards
  • Ball State University Social Studies UnitsBall State University students created some social studies curriculum for the Children of Indiana Nature Park that is fun and relevant.
  • Green Guide for KidsThis site is a nice, clean page showing a lot of basics for kids to learn about recycling, eating local, conserving water, conserving energy, etc. 
  • Second NatureHigher education and sustainability can be connected to your institution.
  • Discovering the Science of the EarthIUPUI 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 CharterEarth Charter Indiana actively inspires and advances a sustainable, just and peaceful lifestyle for all Hoosiers through our statewide initiatives. Check out our current projects!
  • Environmental Concepts in the ClassroomImportant document to read and this article is required for all British Colombia teachers by the ministry of education!
  • Environmental Education Association of IllinoisIn 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 OhioOhio’s EE organization’s links to other important sites
  • Kentucky Association of Environmental EducationKentucky's EE organization
  • Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor EducationMichigan's EE organization
  • Sustainability Resources for Teachers: The University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems (CSS) has researched and compiled a collection of outside resources, that K-12 educators can use to supplement some of the key sustainability topics found in CSS’s Sustainability Factsheet collection.
  • Forest History SocietyBe 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 ImagesA great site to look for nature images, many of which are free of charge for educational purposes.  
  • Go Fish IndianaGo 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 GreenThe 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 SchoolA Guide to Sustainability in College and in Life, this is a resource page from the Accredited Schools Online website.
  • The Nature ConservancyProtecting great places in the Hoosier State
  • Hoosier Sierra ClubTo 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: With a mission 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 CampgroundsReservation site for Indiana State Park Campgrounds
  • Indiana DNR InnsReservation site for Indiana State Park Inns
  • Indiana Native Plant SocietyWhatever your interest in protecting natural places, adding native plants to your garden, photographing wildflowers, or lending expertise to our community of native plant enthusiasts there’s a place for you in INPS.
  • Indiana Wildlife FederationTo promote the conservation, sound management, and sustainable use of Indiana’s wildlife and wildlife habitat through education and advocacy.
  • Into the OutdoorsInspiring our next generation to think for themselves about nature, the environment, and their role as future stewards of their world.
  • Midwestern Wetland FloraA field office guide to plant species which provides an illustrated glossary of floral terms, a species list and an identification key.
  • National Wetlands InventoryThe U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory. Includes downloadable GIS maps.
  • National Wildlife FederationFull EE info & news and also this page includes links to Ranger Rick’s educational pages.
  • Natural InquirerThe 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 Excellence in Environmental Education
  • Orion SocietyEnvironmental magazine that’s online and relates to the ecological heart
  • Population EducationCurriculum 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. 
  • EdD Programs in Science Education: Thinking about an education doctorate in Science Education or STEM? This website contains links to tuition prices, curricula, and admissions requirements for all kinds of accredited programs. Includes advice on available Ed.D. specialties, typical prerequisites & coursework, and potential career paths. 

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