Comprehensive Collections & Resources
The major advantage of connecting to these national centers is that you can locate and select projects from a large repository which meets your local classroom needs within your curriculum structure.
Your class, in turn, could develop a project of its own and post the results on-line or relay it to these centers.
NAAEE is a network of people who believe in teaching people how to think about the environment, not what to think. They use high-quality teaching methods to show people how to make a difference in the world through a positive, non-confrontational approach.
SEEK catalogs environmental education resources available in Minnesota and could be replicated by other states.
Environmental science is the study of the effects of natural and unnatural processes, and of interactions of the physical components of the planet on the environment.
This site looks at environmental science education and and identifies and encourages careers supporting environmental science. They cover everything from internships & scholarships to agriculture and public health.
CGEE's mission is fostering environmental literacy and stewardship in citizens of all ages. The site includes a special section for K-12 classroom resources
Encyclopedia of Earth is a specialized search engine, including primary sources such as Darwin's writings.
They are currently in transition and hope to be back online soon.
eePRO, part of NAAEE, is an online platform that provides environmental education (EE) professionals and students from around the world with opportunities to network, discuss important issues, and access high-quality professional development resources. They have both free and paid levels.
SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) gives you a taste of the wide range of resources available from NASA. Both pictures and videos are available from this airborne observatory. Check out other resources under the Mission heading.
NASA TV, in addition to it's cable channel, maintains an Education Channel for students and teachers. View it on-line.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• Earth and Town
• Exhibits as Primary Sources
• Project-Based Learning (PBL)
• Research Resources for Teachers and Librarians
• Social Studies Education
• Teaching Physical Science Through Children's Literature
• Treks and Primary Sources
• Virtual Schools Sampler
• Whole Books OnLine