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EPA supports environmental education (EE) and training for teachers and other education professionals through the National Environmental Education and Training Program (NEETP), informally known as the Office of Environmental Educator's teacher training program. The purpose of this program is to...
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The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students. Applicants must teach full time in a K-12 public school, hold a current...
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Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and EPA website: Water Science for Schools! Here you can find information on many aspects of water, from what water is, where it is, to how it is used. Topics include a gallery of photographs, graphs, maps and an activity center where you can give your...
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K-12 students and educators need access to quality homework resources, lesson plans and project ideas to learn and teach about the environment. Environmental education (EE) is a multi-disciplinary approach to learning about environmental issues that enhances knowledge, builds critical thinking...
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This giant K-8 teachers guide contains educational resources relating to reducing, reusing, and recycling waste. It features hands-on lessons, activities, enrichment ideas, journal writing assignments, fact sheets, teaching notes, and more. The content is divided into three units: At the Source...
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This activity guide has been intended to educate students in kindergarten through ninth grade to help them understnd the definition of water pollution using the basic principles of science and mathematics. The activities focus on the four main types of water polutants -- sediments, nutrients,...
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EnviroAtlas is a web-based tool that combines interactive maps, analysis tools, and interpretive information on ecosystem goods and services. The resource empowers K-16 educators and other users to answer their own environmental questions by providing access to map-based environmental data from EPA...
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This website is designed to broadly educate students about acid rain, including: its definition; its cause; the various effects that is has on humans, the environment, and buildings and objects; what is being done to reduce its occurrence. In addition it offers students several ways that they too...
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Featuring fast facts, games, puzzles, and coloring pages, this activity book teaches K-5 students about the EPA's many roles in protecting our environment. The book presents information on environmental topics such as water supply, air quality, ecosystems, and land pollution and offers simple steps...
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Thirsty for Knowledge? Let's Learn About Water! Do you know how much water a family of for uses every day in the United States? Not 50 gallons, not 100 gallons, but 400 gallons! You could take up to 10 baths with that much water -- but who would want to do that? Fortunately, there are many things we...
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EPA offers hands-on activities to teach middle and high school students about air quality and climate change. Build Your Own Particle Sensor (grades 5-12) introduces basic information about particulate matter air pollution and electronics and gives students opportunities to develop problem-solving...
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