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Acid Rain

EPA Acid Rain Site - Some of the inventions that make our lives easier are also causing pollution. One form of pollution is acid rain.

National Atmospheric Deposition Program Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer- Map of the United States showing acid rain monitoring sites across the country

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acid Rain Program - The Acid Rain Program is working to significantly reduce electric utilities' emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, the pollutants responsible for acid deposition. The program's system of tradable SO2 emissions allowances is a landmark use of market incentives in environmental protection.

Activities/Projects

Earth Day Groceries Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Contact a local grocery store that uses large paper grocery bags. See if the manager will let you "borrow" enough bags so that each student in your school can decorate one.

Earth Day in Your Neighborhood Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - No experience is necessary to put on a successful Earth Day. An Earth Day on the block is not much more involved than a block party with a theme.

The Great Green Web Game Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - This game tests your knowledge of how consumer choices affect the environment. As you 'shop green' the Envirometer gauges the cumulative impact of your choices. Compare your own impact on the environment with that of an average American household, represented by the centerpoint on the Envirometer.

Kansas Collaborative Research Network Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Kansas Collaborative Research network is an open community made up of researchers, teachers, and students interested in conducting Internet-based, collaborative research.

Air

In The Air Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - This site contains a full spectrum of environmental education materials that can be used to educate and help K-12 students and adults better understand airborne toxics issues in their communities. The goal is to increase knowledge about air pollution and to make connections between behaviors and air quality.

Climate Change

20 Simple Steps to Reduce Global Warming Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Here are 20 simple steps that can help cut your annual emissions of carbon dioxide by thousands of pounds.

Gateway to Global Change Data Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Access the U.S. Global Change Research Program's Global Change Data and Information System.

Global Warming - The earth's climate is predicted to change because human activities are altering the chemical composition of the atmosphere through the buildup of greenhouse gases-primarily carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide.

Composting

Endangered Species/Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.

EndangeredSpecie.com Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - EndangeredSpecie.com is dedicated to providing all the best endangered species information, links, books, and publications regarding rare and endangered species.

Missouri Department of Conservation Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Since 1937, the Missouri Department of Conservation has been working to control, manage, restore, conserve and regulate the bird, fish, game, forests and all other wild resources in the state. Our goal is to create healthy, sustainable plant and animal communities well into the future.

National Wildlife Federation Kids Pages Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Fun and Games.

Project WILD Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Project WILD is one of the most widely used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - working to conserve and restore endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend.

World Wildlife Fund Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Kids and Teachers area provides educational and fun materials for users of all ages.

Energy

Energy Information Administration Kid's Page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Energy is in everything. We use energy to do everything we do -- from thinking about a math problem, to sinking that slam dunk, to baking our favorite cookies - energy is there - making sure we have the power to do it all!

Energy Quest Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Energy Education from the California Energy Commission.

Environmental Education Resources

ABCentral Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Knowledge expands in all directions. All points interconnect. Let EDU2 frame your connection.

Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - ATEEC's mission is the advancement of environmental technology (ET) education through curriculum development, professional development, and program improvement.

EE-Link Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Consistent with the key principles of environmental education, our mission is to spread information and ideas that will help educators explore the environment and investigate current issues with students.

Green Teacher Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Green Teacher is a magazine by and for educators to enhance environmental and global education across the curriculum at all grade levels.

PBS TeacherSource Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - PBS TeacherSource makes it easy to locate and use the best television and Web resources available, as well as keep you on top of important community services provided by your PBS station.

Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The SEEK directory works as a clearinghouse for all types of environmental education resources, from articles to lesson plans, from performances to displays, and many more.

U.S. Department of Education Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Thousands of educators, policy makers, parents, students, researchers, and other citizens with a stake in education visit the U.S. Department of Education site each week.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Education and Outreach Group Environmental Education - This page describes the three major components of the Environmental Education Program: teacher workshops, K-12 resource materials, and grants.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Students and Teachers Information - With fact-sheets, interactive games, and more, EPA's website can help you with all sorts of information about EPA and the environment.

General

GLOBE Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) is a worldwide network of students, teachers, and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment.

Kids F.A.C.E. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Kids For A Clean Environment is an international children's environmental organization started in 1989 by a nine-year old child. The club, with a current membership of 300,000 worldwide, was established to help children who wanted to learn more about the world in which they live, provide a  way for children to be involved in the protection of nature and connect children with other children who shared their concerns about global environmental issues.

Learn About Chemicals Around Your House - Take a tour of a house and find the pesticides and toxic materials.

The Learning Web Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Learn how Biology, Geology, Hydrology, and Geography can help us understand our changing world.

Midwest Environmental Education Conference Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer- "The Winds of Change" will be held July 20-23, 2005, in Mason City, Iowa. The conference is for formal and nonformal environmental educators.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Kids' Pages Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Environmental Fun and Games.

Planet Pals Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - We love our planet and everything in it.

Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance - Reduce Waste: If Not You, Who? Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Show your support for making less trash and conserving resources.

USDA for Kids Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The U.S. Department of Agriculture Kids Page.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Kids - Welcome to the U.S. EPA Explorers Club!

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Children's Health Protection - Our mission is to make the protection of children's health a fundamental goal of public health and environmental protection in the United States.

Lead

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lead Programs - These pages are designed to give you access to information on all aspects of the Federal lead poisoning prevention program.

Nature

Nature Conservancy Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Nature Conservancy operates the largest private system of nature sanctuaries in the world--more than 1,500 preserves in the United States alone.

Ocean Plane Exit EPA Click for Disclaimert - This electronic online companion exhibition contains all of the text and most of the panel designs and images found in the traveling exhibition.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 World In Our Backyard - Wetlands information and activities.

News

Earth Times Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Each month, San Diego Earth Times On-line presents articles covering a wide variety of local, national and international environmental topics.

Environmental News Network Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Since 1993, the Environmental News Network has been working to educate the world about environmental issues facing our Earth.

Missouri Environmental Education Association Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Missouri Environmental Education Association (MEEA) seeks to develop an environmentally literate citizenry that is inspired with a sense of personal commitment to a sustainable environment.

Pesticides

Pesticide Education Resources Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Pesticide Information and Links

Pollution Prevention

Enviro$en$e - Enviro$en$e, part of the U.S. EPA's website, provides a single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and data bases.

Recycling

Missouri Recycling Association Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Welcome to the Missouri Recycling Association (MORA). Our purpose is to provide information to consumers and solid waste/recycling officials in Missouri on statewide activities related to Missouri Recycles Day

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Recycling Home Page Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Recycling information and activities.

Recycle City - Just a few years ago, this place was called Dumptown. For years, the folks living here hadn't thought much about where waste went when they threw it out.

Search

Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - "Earth's Biggest Environment Search Engine"

National Library for the Environment Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The National Library for the Environment is an online resource of environmental information located at the CNIE homepage

Solar Energy

Solid Waste

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste Kids' Page - Planet Protectors Club.

Water

The Groundwater Foundation Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - The Groundwater Foundation is dedicated to informing the public about one of our greatest hidden resources, groundwater.

Surf Your Watershed - A service to help you locate, use and share environmental information about your place.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water Kids Stuff - The Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water has compiled resources especially for kids to learn more about drinking water.

Water Science for Schools Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer - Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools website!


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