Sites Specifically for Students with Information About Our Environment

Climate Kids: NASA's Eyes on the Earth: Games, Big Questions about Our Environment: What does global climate change mean? What's the big deal with carbon? What is the greenhouse effect? How do we know the climate is changing? What is happening in the oceans? What can we do to help? What else do we need to find out? Climate Tales, Earth Now Educator Resources, Climate Time Machine, Green Careers, Planet Health Report, Oceans of Climate Change

Environmental Protection Agency's Kids' Explorer's Club: Explore there environment and learn about neat things you can do to protect it; Games, pictures, stories, and other fun things

Kids' Action: Rainforest Action Network: Steps kids can take to help save the environment

National Wildlife Federation for Kids: Activities which teach about water, wetlands, endangered species, and our public lands; Index located at TOP of page

PlanetPals: Planetpals teaches kids to love our planet and everything in it in a fun way through activities, crafts, games, fast facts, and a monthly newsletter.

Sites with Information About Our Environment

EducaPoles: The International Polar Foundation's educational site; site's purpose is to sets out to sensitize young people and the educational world to the importance of the Polar Regions and of climate change by offering educational resources

EnvoroLink: A non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.

Investigations: Exploring Our Earth: Interactive modules about our earth

Population and the Environment the Global Challenge: Facts, information about the health of our environment

Our Environment: Biomes of the World
World Biomes
Introduction to Biomes VIDEO - EXCELLENT! Explore the Biomes of the World
Enchanted Learning: for Younger Students: Biomes MBGnet: Biomes of the World
Ecosystems, Biomes, and Habitats Biomes of the World
World Wildlife Foundation: Habitats: Simplified Explanations Tour of the World's Biomes
Blue Planet for Kids: World Biomes: Plants, Animals, Climate 5 of the Major Biomes
Major Biomes of the World for Kids The World's Biomes

Our Environment: Conservation : Kids Saving the Earth
Kids for Saving the Earth PBS Kids: How You Can Help the Environment

Our Environment: Conservation Agencies Organizations Dedicated to Preserving the Environment
Agencies Dedicated to Saving Our Environment  
Environmental News Network Rainforest Foundation
Green Peace International Home Page Rain Forest Network
NatureServe Conservation U.S. State Department: Environment and Conservation
National Wildlife Federation The Wilderness Society
Ocean Conservancy World Wildlife Federation

Our Environment: Ecology

Ecology Global Network: An excellent resource of the Worldwide Web regarding all facets of ecology and the environment

Ecology Global Network for Kids: A website created with kids in mind; things to read, watch and do, to better understand the world and your place in it

Kids Do Ecology: Learn about ecology

Kids' Ecology Corps: A non-profit ) organization whose mission it is to inspire young people to make environmental action part of their everyday lives and in the lives of those around them

Our Environment: Energy and Renewable Energy
All Energy Types  
The Energy Story for Kids World Nuclear Association Information Pages
Energy Kid's Page Hydroelectric Power
Kids and Energy Energy Kid's Page: Hydropower
Types of Renewable Energy Hydroelectric Power Facts
Geothermal Energy How Stuff Works: How Power Grids Work
Alliant Energy for Kids: Geothermal Energy Hydroelectric Power
Energy Kid's Page: Geothermal Energy Solar Energy
Geothermal Energy Facts Introductory Level

Solar Energy Learning Videos

Geothermal Pictures from around the World Energy Kid's Page: Solar Energy
How Stuff Works: Geothermal Energy How Stuff Works: How Solar Cells Work
USGS: The Plus Side of Volcanoes Geothermal Energy Solar Energy Facts for Kids
  Wind Energy
Nuclear Energy Energy Kid's Page: Wind Energy
BBC for Students: Nuclear fission

How Stuff Works: Wind Power Video

Energy Kid's Page: Nuclear Energy How Stuff Works: Wind Power
How Stuff Works: Nuclear Power The Physics of Wind Turbines

Our Environment: Environmental Issues and Pollution

Environmental Issues : Links to web pages about the environment; Links listed by subject: Global Warming, Renewable Energy, Green Living and Design, Health and Environment, Recycling, Biodiversity / Conservation, Pollution, Alternative and Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Energy and Waste

Air Pollution Global Warming - from Wikipedia
AIRNOW: Real Time Air Pollution Data National Geographic News: Global Warming Fast Facts
Air Pollution and Health Risk New York Times: Global Warming
Clean Air Kids Ocean Pollution
Nova: Clean Air Technologies How Stuff Works Video: Plastic Oceans and Water Pollution
The Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act Dangerous Debris in Our Oceans
Acid Rain Keep the Sea Plastic Free Informational Cartoon
National Geographic: Acid Rain World Wildlife Federation: Problem: Ocean Pollution
What is Acid Rain Mining and Dumping Our Oceans
How Stuff Works Acid Rain Facts Oil Spills and Our Oceans
Acid Rain Program's Home Page  
EPA: Acid Rain Kids Site  
Alternative Fuels Department of Ecology: Kids Recycle
How Stuff Works: Alternative Fuel
A Student's Guide to Alternative Fuel Vehicles Just for Kids: Recycling
Science Daily: Alternative Fuel News All About Recycling
Burning Issues How Stuff Works: Recycling Guide
Wood Burning and Air Quallity Garbage: How Can My Community Cut Down Waste?
Wood Smoke Facts Reduce, Reuse, Recycle U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Wastes
Burning Issues: The Problem of Wood Smoke

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Planet Protectors Club for Kids

Global Warming Kid's Recycling Guide
EEK for Kids: Global Warming The Ozone
Environmental Protection Agency: Climate Change EEk for Kids: What is the Ozone Layer?
Inside the Greenhouse for Kids ESA Kids: Losing the Ozone Layer
Kids Against Global Warming Sunwise Kidst: Ozone Depletion
Global Warming - Kids' Page How Stuff Works: How the Ozone Layer Works
University of Texas: Closer Look at Global Warming Sunwise Kids: The Ozone Layer and Facts
Earth's Life Needs the Greenhouse Effect What is Depletion of the Ozone Layer?
Virtual Courseware: Global Warming What is the Ozone Hole?
  The Ozone Hole Tour

Our Environment: Our Oceans and Ocean Studies

National Geographic: The Ocean - Facts and Videos

Interesting Facts about Our Oceans Live Science: All About Seas
Oceans Alive! Ocean World
Ocean Collection for Kids Ocean - from Wikipedia
Oceanographic Facts Oceanographic Facts How the Earth Was Made: Oceans Video National Ocean Service: Facts about Our Oceans
Live Science: All About Oceans Tropical Oceans, Temperate Oceans, Shorelines

Our Environment: The Rainforest
Amazon Interactive The Rainforest: People, Animals, and Facts
Enchanted Learning for Kids: Rainforests Rainforest Animals
Rainforest Facts Rainforest Field Trip

Our Environment: Images

Visualizations: Exploring Our Earth: Interactive modules with photos about our earth

Games to Learn More About Our Environment Kids' Games: Saving Energy
Cruise and Lose Ocean Pollution Game Our Environment Trivia Games

Educational Science Powerpoints

Educational Science Videos

Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z

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