For Teachers

Below is a list of useful sites related to environmental isuues and information.

NASA

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.
http://www.ucsusa.org/

National Geographic

National Geographic is, well National Geographic!!! You'll find everything you would expect on this high quality site.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

eNature

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.
http://www.enature.com

Sierra Club

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.
http://www.sierraclub.org/

Living Oceans

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.
http://www.livingoceans.org

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
http://www.conservefish.org/

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!
http://www.enn.com/

Garden State EnviroNet

For local New Jersey environmental issues, visit the Garden State EnviroNet.
http://www.envirolink.org/

BBC News

For current updates in science and nature around the world, try the BBC news.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/

Population Connection

Population education and up-to-date population statistics are available at this site
http://www.populationconnection.org/

Super Science for Kids

Looking for fun activities and experiments for your science class? Check out this great site.
http://www.superscienceforkids.com/

If your students are reading the following books, here are some great corresponding online activities and lessons:

Island of the Blue Dolphin, by Scott O'Dell

http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/dolphin/
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/blue/bluetg.html

Sign of the Beaver, By Elizabeth George Speare

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/beav/beavtg.html

My Side of The Mountain, by Jean Craighead George

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/myside/mysidetg.html

Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen

http://www.mce.k12tn.net/survival/hatchet/hatchet.htm