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Facing the Future

Resource Type:
Curriculum
Information/Statistics
Lesson Plans
Service Learning Projects
Description: This site has links to lessons, projects, facts, charts, and service-learning projects related to the environment, resources, economies, and population. Many of the activities are quick and are appropriate for opening a topic. All are geared to stimulating discussion, and highlighting positive action kids can take to make the world a better place. Online activities are free and reproducible, and inexpensive guides for middle school or high school classes are available.
Cost: No
Time: Ongoing
State:
Topic:
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Water
Grade:
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Resource Type:
Field Trip
Information/Statistics
Lesson Plans
Resource List
Description: This Web site features information about field trips, outreach programs, teacher training, conservation grants, and more.
Cost: Yes
Time: Ongoing
State: Pennsylvania
Topic:
Air/Climate
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Water
Wildlife
Grade:
Elementary (K-5)
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

irecycle@school program

Resource Type:
Curriculum
Field Trip
Information/Statistics
Lesson Plans
Online Tool
Service Learning Projects
Resource List
Speaker
Description: This education program includes educational programs, teacher training, and technical support for school districts in Alameda County, California.
Cost: No
Time: Ongoing
State: California
Topic:
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Grade:
Elementary (K-5)
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

Hilton Bialek Habitat

Resource Type: Field Trip
Description: This facility provides award-winning hands-on education to children in grades 2-12. Activities include ecology, organic gardening, cooking, nutrition, native plants, restoration ecology, ornithology, and more.
Cost: No
Time: 1-3 Classes
State: California
Topic:
Air/Climate
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Water
Wildlife
Grade:
Elementary (K-5)
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)

ME4E: Multidisciplinary Education for the Environment

Resource Type:
Curriculum
Field Trip
Lesson Plans
Online Tool
Service Learning Projects
Description: This organization designs customized curriculum to meet learning objectives; services also include leading multidisciplinary programs focused on the environment, teacher workshops, special project/grant management, and community-partner liaison.
Cost: Yes
Time: Ongoing
State:
Topic:
Air/Climate
Energy Conservation
Habitat/Ecosystems
Sustainability
Waste/Recycling
Water
Wildlife
Grade:
Elementary (K-5)
Middle (6-8)
High (9-12)