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Green Links for Educators

 

Green Schools Initiative-http://www.greenschools.net

North American Association for Environmental Education-http://www.naaee.net

Project Learning Treehttp://www.plt.org
An award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for educators and students in PreK-grade 12.

Project Wild – http://www.projectwild.org
One of the most widely used conservation an environmental education programs among educators of students K-12.

Edutopia – http://www.edutopia.org/green-building-curriculum-resources
Green building and curriculum resource links for creating your own environmentally progressive school, and to eco-friendly lesson plans.

National Geographic – http://greeneffect.nationalgeographic.com/idea/1890
Ideas for recycling, reducing and reusing in the classroom including the award winning teacher idea for ‘green’ party kits.

TerraCycle – http://www.terracycle.net
A program that upcycles waste into new products that can be found in major retail chains, such as backpacks, bags and pencil cases.  In addition, they host collection programs that allow almost any school, non-profit organization or individual to save waste from landfills.  TerraCycle will donate money for each item collected, which can go to the school or charity of your choice.

50 Ways to Go Green in the Classroom – 
http://www.teachingtips.com/blog/2008/06/23/50-ways-to-go-green-in-the-classroom/
Practical tips for teachers and students to use in the classroom.

Eco-Friendly School Supplies – 
http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/09/03/back-to-school-eco-friendly-school-supplies/
A list of eco-conscious supplies, suppliers and retailers for classroom and office use.

Council for Environmental Education - http://www.councilforee.org
This organization provides many resources for teachers on topics of environmental stewardship.

Eco-Healthy Child Care - http://www.oeconline.org/our-work/kidshealth/ehcc
The site is sponsored by the Oregon Environmental Council and includes information about making schools and child care centers eco-healthy.

Association for Childhood Education International - http://acei.org/education/green-school-resources
A list of online resources for supporting green schools

The Green Guide for Kids
www.greenguideforkids.blogspot.com
A site that features ways children can become involved in environmental stewardship

Earth911.com
www.earth911.com
Earth911 is an environmental services company that addresses solutions for products' end-of-life for both businesses and consumers. The site includes a wealth of helpful information that encourages environmental responsibility.

Facing the Future - http://www.facingthefuture.org
Facing the Future, a nonprofit, offers sustainability and global issues curriculum, professional development, service learning, and free K-12 lessons.

Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation - http://celfeducationlorg
A non-profit foundation that offers educational resources essential for today's students to make wise decisions for their own well-being and for the good of the planet.

Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/learn/kids/
The United States government's site for stewardship and sustainability resources, some specifically designed for K-12 students and educators.

Ask Nature - http://www.asknature.org
The world's first digital library of Nature's solutions, organized by function, that can serve as an educational and cross-pollinating tool so that bio-inspired breakthroughs can be born.

Center for Eco Literacy - http://www.ecoliteracy.org/teach
A non-profit that supports and advocates education for sustainable living.  Many resources are available for educators.