students' Page & Teachers, Too

There are hundreds of environmental education websites. We've divided a few of the best ones here into three broad categories based on grade level. Almost all of them have links to additional websites, as well. Have fun exploring!

Grades 1, 2, 3 or 4Grades 1, 2, 3 or 4

 

GRADES 5, 6, 7 or 8Grades 5, 6, 7 or 8

 

High SchoolHigh school

 

For TeachersFor teachers

 


IF YOU'RE IN GRADES 1, 2, 3 or 4

Audubon KidSPlace  http://www.audubon.org/bird/at_home/Kidspace.html

BillNye.com  billnye.com

Eddy the Eco-Dog   www.eddytheeco-dog.com

EPA Explorers' Club   www.epa.gov/kids

Drinking Water and Kids  http://water.epa.gov/learn/kids/drinkingwater/index.cfm

Global Warming/Climate Change Kids Site 
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/
and
http://www.epa.gov/students/

Groundwater Foundation Kids Corner  http://www.groundwater.org/kc/kc.html

Montshire Museum  www.montshire.net/kids.html

Rainforest Action Network  www.ran.org/kids_action/index1.htm

National Geographic  www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html

Nature Watch   www.fs.fed.us/outdoors/naturewatch/default.htm

Ranger Rick's Kid Zone   www.nwf.org/kids

Smokey Bear   www.smokeybear.com

IF YOU'RE IN GRADES 5, 6, 7 or 8 

Acid Rain: A Student's Site  http://www.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/index.html

Audubon KidSpace  http://www.audubon.org/bird/at_home/Kidspace.html

BillNye.com  billnye.com

EPA Explorers' Club   www.epa.gov/kids

Global Warming/Climate Change Kids Site 
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/
and
http://www.epa.gov/students/

Groundwater Foundation Kids Corner  http://www.groundwater.org/kc/kc.html

Montshire Museum  http://montshire.org/

National Geographic  www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html

Nature Watch  www.fs.fed.us/outdoors/naturewatch/default.htm

Rainforest Action Network  www.ran.org/kids_action/index1.html

Water Science for Schools  ga.water.usgs.gov/edu

IF YOU'RE IN HIGH SCHOOL

Vermont School Carbon Challenge

Acid Rain: A Student's Site  http://www.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/index.html

Adopt Your Watershed   http://www.epa.gov/adopt/resources/

Audubon KidSPlace  http://www.audubon.org/bird/at_home/Kidspace.html

Vermont's Ecosystem Restoration Program

Environmental Driver Education
by the Air Pollution Control Division of DEC
http://www.anr.state.vt.us/air/MobileSources/mobile/driver/index.htm

EPA Ozone Depletion Site  http://www.epa.gov/ozone/science/missoz/index.html

Global Warming/Climate Change Kids Site 
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/
and
http://www.epa.gov/students/

Groundwater Foundation Kids Corner  http://www.groundwater.org/kc/kc.html

National Geographic  www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html

Rainforest Action Network   www.ran.org

Water Science for Schools  ga.water.usgs.gov/edu

Forestry Careers  www.state.vt.us/anr/fpr/coned/career.htm

FOR TEACHERS  

We encourage teachers to review the individual websites listed under the grade-specific headings. In ddition, the following sites will be of interest to Vermont teachers.

Vermont School Carbon Challenge

Audubon Adventures  http://www.audubon.org/educate/aa/

Vermont's Ecosystem Restoration Program

Earth Science Week - American Geological Institute   www.earthscienceworld.org/week

Forests, Parks & Recreation Dept.'s Conservation & Education Information    http://www.vtfpr.org/coned/gen_coned.cfm

Mineral Information Institute   www.mii.org

Montshire Museum For Teachers Page  http://montshire.org/for-teachers/

National Project WILD   www.projectwild.org

North American Association for Environment Education  eetap.org

Project Learning Tree  http://www.vtfpr.org/coned/plt.cfm

Project WET  http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/waterq/lakes/htm/lp_projectwet.htm

Science Adventures - A Guide to Informal Science Centers www.scienceadventures.org

Science on the Green & Science at the Hatchery - a special day of Environmental Exploration at the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources main offices and at the Pittsford National Fish Hatchery. School classes from all over Vermont travel to SOTG for a long half-day exploration of science and the environment.

Summer Naturalist Programs of the Vermont State Parks   http://www.vtfpr.org/pubpdfs/schoolvisits.pdf

U.S. Geological Survey Learning Web  www.usgs.gov/education

Northern Forest Curriculum Web Site, developed by the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium   www.northernforestcurriculum.org

 
ANR Central Office Dept. of Environmental Conservation Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation Other Departments & Agencies You & the Environment Maps & Mapping at ANR Links of interest to Students and Teachers Vermont State web site home calendar find publications contacts permits