This online lesson plan, developed by the Orangutan Gang, allows teachers to mix and match four activities including fillable virtual worksheets, video discussions, and online research. Students of all educational levels can learn about orangutans and palm oil and design their own conservation projects through a virtual online classroom space.
Thanks to our organizational partners and friends who have recommended these resource lists, articles, books, videos, and podcasts, to help environmental educators understand more about systemic racism and to help EE organizations address equity both internally and in the work they do in the field. We will continue to add content over time.
Hundreds of thousands of people contribute bird observations to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (CLO). Scientists use these data to understand how birds are affected by habitat loss, climate, and environmental changes. These insights inform actions to protect birds and habitats. CLO offers several citizen science projects that work well in educational settings.
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is an international science and education program that provides students worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.
The Marine Conservation masters degree program which falls under our Master of Professional Science (take the same courses as Ph.D. and MS students, but instead of a thesis/dissertation, you do an internship/research in the field with organizations such as NOAA, NPS, NGOs, etc. and 94% of students have a job in the field 6 months after graduation)
The Wild Center's Youth Climate Program just released a revamped version of the Youth Climate Summit Toolkit, a free resource for locations around the world that are interested in hosting their own summit. The toolkit includes a step-by-step guide for framing a summit, organizing a planning team, partnering with youth, selecting speakers, fundraising, and making a summit fun!