Featured Sites: Week of Apr 14, 2019

 

Biomes of the World - TeachersFirst
Grades
4 to 8
Introduce the earth's different biomes with this unit, created by TeachersFirst. Biomes include coniferous forest, deciduous forest, tropical rainforest, tundra, ocean, fresh...
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Earth Day - EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Grades
4 to 7
This environmental education site, a cooperative effort across the entire U.S. government, is filled with creative ways to make learning about the environment fun! Click on the "General...
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EcoKids - Earth Day Canada
Grades
K to 8
This clever, creative, and entertaining resource is a must for the elementary science classroom! Kids from all over the world can learn oodles from this Canadian ecology site. Teachers...
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National Environmental Education Week - National Environmental Education Foundation
Grades
4 to 12
Join Environmental Education Week which is held the week before Earth Day. Get involved in Education Week programs by registering your school and classrooms. Scroll down the page to...
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Earth Day: Editors' Choice Resources - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
Earth Day presents a special opportunity to connect classroom curriculum with real-world experience, not only in science but also for lessons in math, language arts, social studies,...
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Oh My Disney - Celebrate Earth Day - Disney
Grades
2 to 8
Disney's Oh My Disney Earth Day page provides students with Earth Day themed quote GIFs and a preview of the new film Penguins! This is a very colorful and eclectic ...
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Nature Works Everywhere - The Nature Conservancy
Grades
3 to 9
Explore and understand nature through the use of these great videos, interactives, and lessons. Learn the science behind nature and why it is very important for every living thing on...
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CurriConnects Booklist: Living Green - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
Read all about efforts to live green and do what is good for our environment. The books on this CurriConnects list tell about people who are DOING something more than ...
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e-learning for kids - Environmental Skills - Dr. Nick van Dam
Grades
K to 6
e-learning for kids offers a small collection of resources for environmental learning with elementary students. At the time of this review, there were seven detailed lessons on various...
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Change Gamer - Mike Farley
Grades
6 to 12
Find interactives to cover many environmental and science topics as well as economics and history. Explore and learn about environmental and political issues through a gaming process....
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Plum Landing - WGBH Educational Foundation
Grades
1 to 3
Join Plum, an alien video game designer from another planet, and explore the natural world through interactive games, videos, adventures, and real life activities. Live videos feature...
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Tread Lightly! - Tread Lightly! Inc
Grades
5 to 12
Tread Lightly! is an organization devoted to balancing the needs of outdoor recreation with environmental stewardship. Learn about conservation methods and ideas through Tread Lightly!'s...
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Earth Science Resources - TeachersFirst
Grades
K to 12
Explore this editor's choice collection of resources related to earth science. This is a perfect list to share during Earth Science Week in October, or anytime throughout the year....
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Aquation - Smithsonian Science Education Center
Grades
7 to 12
Play this game to solve the world's water crisis through careful management of resources and responses to global events. Before playing, be sure to check out the tutorial to understand...
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