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Explore our ever-expanding trove of environmentally conscious teaching tools. Search for lesson plans, Web sites, and educational resources by topic, grade level, cost, or location.

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PBS KIDS GO! - EekoWorld | EekoHouse

Resource Type: Online Tool
Description: It's a race against time as kids explore their own EekoHouse, a simulation resembling their real home life that shows how decisions they make affect the environment!
Cost: No
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Air/Climate
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Sustainability
Water
Wildlife
Grade: Elementary (K-5)

PBS KIDS GO! - EekoWorld | EekoCreature

Resource Type: Online Tool
Description: Kids are able to create their own unique land-, air- or water-dwelling EekoCreature and help their creature overcome environmental issues, scoring points along the way!
Cost: No
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Air/Climate
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Water
Wildlife
Grade: Elementary (K-5)

PBS KIDS GO! - EekoWorld

Resource Type: Online Tool
Description: EekoWorld is designed to help children between the ages of 6 and 9 learn about the important role they can play in taking care of the earth. EekoWorld (Environmental Education for Kids Online) features an engaging and interactive format that invites children to explore, experiment, and collaborate as they learn about conservation and the environment.
Cost: No
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Air/Climate
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Waste/Recycling
Water
Wildlife
Grade: Elementary (K-5)

The Service-Learning Waste Reduction Project

Resource Type:
Curriculum
Green Design Projects
Information/Statistics
Lesson Plans
Service Learning Projects
Resource List
Description: The Service-Learning Waste Reduction project website hosts a searchable database of lesson plans, waste reduction videos, samples of student work, and other tools to help students, teachers, and schools Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot (compost) at school.
Cost: No
Time: Ongoing
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Topic:
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Grade:
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

PBS KIDS GO! - It's My Life: Green Living

Resource Type:
Information/Statistics
Online Tool
Description: What does it mean to "go green"? And why does it matter? Information for pre-teens on how we can all make choices and changes that will help the planet we call home. Includes polls, printable puzzle and journal page, discussion questions, teacher guide, and a discussion board.
Cost: No
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Topic:
Energy Conservation
Waste/Recycling
Water
Grade: Middle (6-8)