The Environmental Education Collection

The Green Changemakers

Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence Published in November 1996 (revised 2004, 2009) by NAAEE, Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence provides a set of recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education materials. Developed through a process of critique and consensus, the Guidelines are grounded in a common understanding of effective environmental education.

Earth Day Exclusive: Interview with Julie McIntyre, author of new Ecosex Book

Green Prophet

Julie McIntyre, an ‘Earth ceremonialist’ and director for the Center for Earth Relations is a ecological visionary. Take off your shoes and feel the Earth beneath your feet; sand between your toes, pebbles massaging your souls, be in your body; how does it feel?

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Get Into Green Music and Art in Iraq Before Earth Day

Green Prophet

Two non-profits, Nature Iraq and Development Now are holding the first Green Music and Arts Festival in Iraq tomorrow to honor Earth Day the day after. environmentally-themed photography exhibition, a selection of locally and internationally produced.

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Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas

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Earth Day 2014 is right around the corner, and this year the theme is "Green Cities." There are many different learning opportunities on Earth Day, whether it''s science-based investigations, thematic reading, or creative arts projects. Celebrate Earth Day!

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Meet Dubai’s eco-warrior…who’s just 9 years old!

Green Prophet

Green Prophet was bowled over by the teen rapper whose environmentalism got him a ticket to COP21 , now an even younger eco-warrior has gotten our attention. The fifth-grader at Our Own High School, Al Warqaa, had already participated in past Earth Day and Earth Hour events.

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Green (Living) Review

Fundraising Focus Shifts to Benefit Endangered Coastlines by Michael Smith (Veshengro) New York, December, 2009 – The second year of the National Audubon Society’s Pennies for the Planet, a national conservation education and action campaign for young people, kicked off on December 17, 2009 with a focus on protecting endangered coastlines. Children and young people collect pennies to support specific wildlife projects and also participate in environmental projects in their own communities.

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Green Your School Guide

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Green Schools are the most effective agents for enacting significant positive environmental and educational change in schools and communities. Fundamental Forests Biodiversity: Earth's Living Treasure Water Ways What's Up With the Earth? Tags: Education

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Resources for K-12 Educators. 3.Classroom Earth. High school teachers will want to check out this site that is designed to help them integrate environmental content in their lesson plans–no matter what subject they teach. 4.ESA Educator Resources. 43.Earth Day Network.

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Building a Just and Sustainable World (YES magazine)

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Annie Leonard Dear Educators, If you’re wondering how to get your students thinking creatively about sustainability, I have the answer: The Story of Stuff. Kay Hubbard Education Outreach Manager, YES! The Page That Counts Number of Earth-sized planets needed if global resource consumption matched that of the US: 3. Redefining Progress In partnership with Earth Day Network, Redefining Progress offers environmental education lesson plans for K-12 educators.

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5 Strategies to Help Bring Humane Education to Schools

The Green Changemakers

[link] We have yet to hear of any situation where it wasn't possible to integrate humane education into the classroom - but that doesn't mean it wasn't without some creative and strategic thinking! HEART keeps an updated list of laws related to humane education. Educate yourself.

Climate Change Resources

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is a fun, educational website designed by Scholastic to motivate and empower kids to take action at school, at home and in their community to preserve the environment. This multi-media website provides kids, parents and teachers with customized green plans, expert tips, inspiring green short films provided by Live Earth and a "Greenroom" to share ideas with other kids. Environmental Protection Agency, is an online climate change encyclopedia for kids.