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Education in New England

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Get G.R.E.E.N! EPA's Newest Job Training Curriculum

Growing Responsible Environmental Employees Now or "G.R.E.E.N" is a free and unique eight-hour "Sustainability 101" course useful for introducing basic "green" principles and ideas into almost any Job Training or education program. The curriculum was designed by EPA New England and DOL Region 1 Job Corps.

For Kids

Students for the Environment
EPA's website for kids (K-12)

USA Gov for Kids

Resources for Waste Education Kids' Page
Join the Planet Protectors Club

For Students

Student Center
Resources for middle and high school students

Teacher Resource Center
This website will inspire your teaching about the environment! You'll find our best lesson plans and activity guides, on-line curriculum and video libraries, award programs, funding opportunities and more.

Environmental Education Grants
Information on the EPA's Education Grant Program and other sources of funding for projects that educate students, teachers, and others about the environment.

President's Environmental Youth Awards Program
Young people from around the country are invited annually to participate in the awards program which encourages individuals, school classes, summer camps, public interest groups, and youth organizations to promote environmental awareness and positive community involvement.

Earth Artists Program
Attention New England teachers of grades K-6: get your students involved in this fun environmental art, poetry, and awards program! In its 36th year, this program has recognized thousands of young people, many of whom have gone on to be artists, writers, or environmentalists.

New England Resources

Climate Change in New England

Become a Climate Ambassador

Healthy Beginnings: Lead Safe Families
A free ESL curriculum on how to prevent lead poisoning in the home.

Other Useful Resources

Environmental Education
A wealth of Environmental Education resources including grants, curriculum guides, training and fellowships.

Guide to Environmental Issues
Offers basic information on numerous environmental topics, including frequently asked questions and an extensive glossary of 200 environmental terms.

The Training Exchange Click icon for EPA disclaimer. 
Provides training to EPA, other federal agencies, state, tribal, and local staff involved in hazardous waste management and remediation.

Provides the public with direct access to a wealth of information contained in EPA's databases.

National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
Provides the public with access to EPA's technical and general publications.

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