Learn how address and respond to climate change in the areas of food, energy, transportation and the built environment (cities) through this free (without certification) Massive Open Online Course on Coursera.
Help the declining bee population bounce back by joining the Wild for Pollinators movement. Saving local Vermont bees is as easy as leaving a section of grass unaffected by humans and educating your local community through the provided lesson plans.
For high school and college EE teachers: When Jade Reynolds witnesses a violent encounter between a local logger and an environmentalist, she must decide which side she's on. But choosing sides only makes matters worse. To find a way beyond the division between Us and Them, Jade must turn to the ancient trees themselves—and the thread-thin web that connects us all. Tree Dreams is an eco-literary, coming of age novel perfect for high school and college environmental education, English, creative writing, forestry and interdisciplinary classes.
Tree Dreams is an interdisciplinary lesson that invites K-8 students to explore the basic structure of trees, consider their function, explore natural networks and understand their own impact on and interconnection with the natural world. Free, downloadable lesson plans are aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core for Language Arts.
Produced by Project Learning Tree (PLT) in collaboration with the US Forest Service, Teaching with i-Tree is designed to engage middle and high school students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they calculate the economic and environmental benefits of trees.
The activities can be used in formal classroom settings or with nonformal groups, such as scouts and students enrolled in afterschool programs. Download PLT’s Teaching with i-Tree unit at www.plt.org/curriculum/teaching-with-itree/
Our website offers a unique and well-organized climate change timeline. This timeline describes all of the early science leading up to the discovery of climate change as well as the main political policies and movements to legitimize the idea of climate change in our country.
This easy-to-use guide is designed to provide maximum flexibility for learners in both formal and informal settings. It may be used as a standalone teaching tool, or to supplement lessons in other areas. This guide includes information about the marine industry with useful lessons for students in grades K-12 with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) objectives and alignment to NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).
The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is an independent, marine industry-led entity that engages industry, regulators, environmental groups, educators and the public by promoting sound environmental practices. NAMEPA is a non-profit organization committed to “Save Our Seas” and preserving the marine environment through educating seafarers, students and the public about the need, and strategies for, protecting global ocean resources.
**Updated version of this guide being released soon!**