The Learning Center - Students
Follow these links to find information on environmental issues, as well as ideas for projects and activities. You can also get tips on environmental careers.
- EPA - Student
Information on environmental issues, clubs, and fun activities for middle and high school students.
- EPA - High
School Environmental Center
High school students' portal to EPA environmental resources. This Web site provides students with information about environmental issues.
Provides students -- K-12 and beyond -- with resources about the environment and environmental education.
- Major Environmental
An overview of federal laws affecting environmental, health, and community safety issues.
- Student Opportunities
in Environmental Education
Fellowship opportunities for college students.
- Ag 101
An introduction to American agriculture that covers the primary commodities produced today and the methods of doing so.
- Ag In the Classroom
USDA program with the goal of helping students gain a greater awareness of the role of agriculture in the economy and society and become citizens who support wise agricultural policies.
Farmers of America - Students
Activities for students from the FFA.
- Livestock and Poultry Environmental
The educational materials developed for the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship (LPES) Curriculum, a nationally developed and regionally piloted core curriculum, include 26 lessons grouped into six modules; environmental stewardship and/or regulatory compliance assessment tools for most lessons; and PowerPoint presentations for each lesson. The LPES educational materials were developed with support from the USDA-CSREES, EPA, and the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension at Lincoln.
the Trail of the Missing Ozone
An introduction to why we need the ozone layer, the causes of ozone depletion, and some of the actions the world is taking to correct the problem.
A variety of resources from FoodSafety.gov, the federal gateway to government food safety information.
- What Is a Pesticide?
Definitions of pesticides and descriptions of common categories of pesticides.
Water Act Online Training
An introduction to the Clean Water Act developed by EPA's Watershed Academy Web.
Water and Groundwater - Stuff for Kids and Students
Games and activities for kids in grades K-12.
Education - Build Your Own Aquifer
Experiment to illustrate how water is stored in an aquifer, how groundwater can become contaminated, and how this contamination ends up in the drinking water well.
Basic information about groundwater and potential contaminants.
- Nonpoint Source Pollution
Fact sheets about nonpoint source pollution of water.
Up With Our Nation's Waters
A status report on the quality of our waters and what you can do to make a difference.
World in Our Backyard: A Wetlands Education and Stewardship Program
This program suggests ways to study wetland characteristics, why wetlands are important, and how students and teachers can help protect a local wetland.