Our curriculum-based, web content is produced as a collaboration between the nonprofit Grand Canyon Conservancy and the National Park service. Topics will include geology, ecology, human history, and dark skies.
EarthX, in partnership with Big Thought, has created a free, downloadable K-12 STEAM curriculum including environmental educational lessons focusing on the following four areas: Earth, Energy, Cities and Climate.Lessons are written to National Standards as well as to the TEKS (TX).
The Endangered Species Conservation Site provides a variety of resources for teachers and their students, including facts and news about threatened and endangered species and suggestions for helping to protect them.
Are you taking your college coursework and workshops online? Here's a resource for you. The K-12 EE Guidelines: Online Teaching Module provides lesson plans, videos/PowerPoint presentations, and handouts ready for you to use on your college course or professional development workshop. It provides a step-by-step introduction to NAAEE's K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence. The module begins with a general welcome session, and then moves into an investigation of environmental literacy and the K-12 Environmental Education Guidelines. Finally, participants complete an Environmental Literacy Self-Assessment and create their own professional development plan.
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), an intergovernmental organization established by the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States under the auspices of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, developed the Food Matters Action Kit to help educators and youth address the important issue of wasted food in the three countries. The toolkit is loaded with resources and hands-on activities to inspire youth of all ages to prevent food waste in their daily lives. Activities are designed for ages 5-25 and encourage youth to start making a difference right now to prevent food waste by addressing food waste from farm to fork.
The Greening STEM approach is an adaptable framework for creating a series of integrated and holistic learning activities. The model bridges formal and non-formal approaches to STEM education. Greening STEM combines collaborative partnerships, real-world environmental challenges, and the best practices of place-based, three-dimensional, project-based, and community-based instructional strategies.