Links for Teachers
The Arts and Healing Network
Dedicated to celebrating the connection between arts and healing. An international resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art, especially environmentalists, social activists, artists, art professionals, health care practitioners, and those challenged by illness.
Association of Environmental and Outdoor Educators
The Association of Environmental and Outdoor Educators is a California organization by and for outdoor environmental educators. Their Web site has a terrific resources section for teachers.
California EPA Education Programs
The California Environmental Protection Agency has created this page to give teacher’s easy access to all of its K-12 educational programs. They invite you to use this resource as a way to connect the environment to your classroom.
Center for Ecoliteracy
The Center promotes education in the values, skills and knowledge needed to create sustainable communities. Its current programs include Rethinking School Lunch, a planning framework for integrating curriculum with school lunch, campus gardens, kitchen classrooms and public policy. The website provides a 175-page downloadable RSL guide and an ongoing series of essays by leading educators and activists.
Center for Ecosystem Survival
CES works in partnership with schools, universities, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, natural history museums and science centers worldwide to protect wildlife and nature.
Convention on Biological Diversity – “Teaching Resources on Biodiversity and Agriculture”
Teach students about biological diversity and sustainable agriculture to ensure that we will be able to feed the world, maintain agricultural jobs and support human life, enhance humans well being into the 21st century and beyond. Includes lesson plans. Companion student’s link at:https://www.cbd.int/ibd/2008/youth/
Links to many environmental sites for teachers.
Education World: Tracking Sea Turtles
Endangered sea turtles are in need of attention. This link will connect you to great classroom activities and resources for learning about sea turtles–and even tracking their movements.
Environmental Education Fund
Promotes environmental awareness and education, especially in North Carolina.
Global Response develops actions that address specific,urgent threats to the environment. Your students can collaborate with communities around the world to help protect the earth!
The Globe Program
GLOBE is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based education and science program.
The National Arbor Day Foundation
The National Arbor Day Foundation has excellent resources for teachers of kids pre-K – 12.
North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
A network of professionals, students and volunteers working in the field of environmental education throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world.
Project Learning Tree
An environmental education program of the American Forest Foundation.
Roots and Shoots
Roots and Shoots is a branch of The Jane Goodall Institute, designed to inspire youth of all ages to make a difference by becoming involved with their communities.
Save the Manatee Club
Membership-based, national nonprofit organization that supports public awareness and education projects; manatee research; rescue and rehabilitation efforts; advocacy and legal action in order to ensure better protection for manatees and their habitat.
Sierra Club Environmental Education
Through its environmental education programs, the Sierra Club nurtures caring, leadership skills, and critical thinking, and draws people of wide-ranging ethnic groups, cultures, and abilities into efforts to protect our environment.
US Fish & Wildlife Service Wildlife Fact Sheets
Many fact sheets on endangered, invasive, and common species, and wildlife.
Yosemite National Institutes
Yosemite National Institutes (YNI) is a national organization dedicated to teaching science and environmental education in nature’s classroom to inspire a personal connection to the natural world and responsible actions to sustain it.