Below is a list of useful sites related to environmental isuues and information.
The Climate Kids site (http://climatekids.nasa.gov) about climate change for upper elementary and middle schoolers.
The NASA Climate site (http://climate.nasa.gov) for grownups.
The Union of Concerned Scientists
This is a great site for educators looking for resources and ideas to bring environmental issues into their classroom.
National Geographic is, well National Geographic!!! You'll find everything you would expect on this high quality site.
eNature.com has great information on wildlife and includes useful links to purchasing field guides, creating wildlife habitats, or asking an expert a wildlife question.
In a recent article from the Sierra Club, Marilyn Berlin Snell covers the story of how an environmental education experience impacts the lives of inner-city high school students.
Living Oceans' Seafood Lovers Initiative helps you become more familiar with the fish and shellfish you buy so that you can make choices toward better managed selections. They also have a very cool interactive oil spill animation that your students will enjoy.
Marine Fish Conservation Network
Read the "Catch of the Day" from the Marine Fish Conservation Network and become better aware of the state of our oceans and marine life
Environment News Service
For the most current updates in international environmental news, take a look at the Environment News Service. You can even sign up for a free subscription for your classroom!
Garden State EnviroNet
For local New Jersey environmental issues, visit the Garden State EnviroNet.
For current updates in science and nature around the world, try the BBC news.
Population education and up-to-date population statistics are available at this site
Super Science for Kids
Looking for fun activities and experiments for your science class? Check out this great site.
If your students are reading the following books, here are some great online activities and lessons based on the books:
Sign of the Beaver, By Elizabeth George Speare
My Side of The Mountain, by Jean Craighead George
Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen