Environmental Sites for Teachers

EPA for Students and Educators
(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Teachers will find helpful information, activities, games, stories, and curriculum resources to help them teach about environmental issues. The page has sections for Kids, Students, and Teachers. Each section will be useful in a school setting. Select the link to the Office of Environmental Education for information about educational opportunities and events.
Environmental Literacy Council
This site has been developed primarily for teachers, but is a great place for anyone who wants to learn about the enviornment and how it impacts our lives. Brief articles explain issues and links to other web sites are provided for additional study. Categories include Air & Climate, Land, Water, Ecosystems, Energy, Food, and Environment & Society.
Tox Town
(National Library of Medicine)
Tox Town uses neighborhood scenes - the Port, City, Town, Farm, and US-Mexico Border region - along with color, graphics, sounds and animation to add interest to learning about connections between chemicals, the environment and the public's health. Each scene focuses on unique environmental health concerns. Tox Town's target audience is the interested public, plus high school, college and graduate students, and educators (see the link on the home page For teachers). Tox Town also has a growing number of resources en espaƱol.
(National Library of Medicine)
"The National Library of Medicine's new, interactive learning site for 7-10 year old kids. It provides a fun, game-like experience while introducing potential environmental health hazards sometimes found in the home." Includes resource links for parents and teachers. Also in Spanish. Select the language tab at the upper right.

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