Teacher Spot

Click on the following links to reach lesson plans and educator websites.

Lesson Plans  

Water Conservation: Grades 6-12

Managing Your Energy Budget: Grades 6-12

PBS Global Warming: Grades 6-12

The Greenhouse Effect in a Jar: Grades 6-12

  

Websites 

Classroom Earth   - Classroom Earth is an online resource designed to help high school teachers include environmental content in their daily lesson plans.

CLEAN – Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network

A set of climate literacy and energy awareness principles that provides a framework for teaching the science behind these issues. Each summary links to a more detailed discussion of what makes the topic important, why it can be challenging to teach, and suggestions for grade-level specific teaching strategies and links to relevant teaching materials. Wonderful resource!

Project WET - Resource for teachers with interdisciplinary curricula to help kids learn all about water

Florida Power & Lights (FPL) – Educational Programs and Resources involving energy conservation

Earth Adventure -  Earth Adventure is for teachers and students to find useful information in the subject areas of: social studies, geography, science, history, K-12 outreach programs, and the environment. This resource is updated on a weekly basis.

The Great Green List - Wonderful resource for environmental lesson plans.

Greening Schools - The purpose of the project was to help schools provide a safe and healthy environment. The project was also designed to provide teachers with standards-based tools to introduce the concepts of waste reduction and pollution prevention to students.

GeoEc - Their mission is to promote quality professional development for teachers in the area of global, environmental, and outdoor education.

Kids For Saving Earth -  The mission of Kids for Saving Earth is to educate, inspire, and empower children to protect the Earth’s environment.

Edutopia – Search for lesson plans, Web sites, and educational resources by topic, grade level, cost, or location, or add your resource.

Terracycle - Get paid for your trash!

School Garden Wizard - Helps your school make the case, plan the garden, and use it in your curriculum.

The School and Community Reuse Action Project - Collects reusable materials from businesses and sends them to local schools.

Toxicology, Risk Assessment, and Pollution - Curriculum for young children to learn about outdoor and indoor air quality and pollution

Vending Miser - An energy efficient vending machine

Watt Watchers - A Texas state program that has resources for schools to start energy conservation efforts.

Palm Beach Soil and Water Conservation District - strives to educate local land users, residents and businesses on ways to protect our natural resources, promote best management practices and conserve, improve and sustain the environment.

Ology: American Museum of Natural History – Great website with water resources, games, lesson plans, and activities.

 

 

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