Remember the Rainforest was reviewed and approved by the British govt. for Curriculum OnLine (COL 2008), by the Da Vinci Science Center, and by the National Wildlife Federation. It has been under further development since the economic crisis of 2008. It is now offered as a free resource for Eco events like Earth Day, and as a library resource for 1000s of images and translations of the explorers’ journals. My goal is to promote Eco education. Please enjoy and share this info.
Solar One’s K-12 Education Program – Green Design Lab™ – promotes experiential learning opportunities through science, technology and design. Solar One’s programs increase environmental knowledge about Energy, Water, Materials Science, and Food, while fostering sustainable behaviors and stewardship.
This past winter, Cornell University launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with the unwieldy title Environmental Education: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Addressing Wicked Problems. Over 2,000 environmental educators and other professionals participated in the course, learn more about it through this blog.
Explore the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation's Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum and learn about the underwater world of coral reefs. This free comprehensive curriculum contains background information, lesson plans, interactive exercises, graphics, photos, videos, worksheets, and quizzes. Try it now to explore custom units on a wide range of topics including classification, anatomy, feeding, and reproduction. You can even create an account to keep track of your scores on quizzes (or the progress of your students), earn badges, and learn at your own pace. Materials can be used sequentially or individually.
The Teaching Professor Blog, hosted by Magna Publications' Faculty Focus website, discusses a variety of topics of interest to educators. Topics include curriculum development, distance learning administration, classroom management, and much more.
Jerome Shabazz, founder and Executive Director of JASTECH Development Services, Inc., and the Overbrook Environmental Education Center provides a unique perspective on how small organizations can utilize resources to create big solutions.
The EPA has announced the 15 emerging young leaders to participate in the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council’s (NEJAC) Youth Perspectives on Climate Justice Workgroup. The workgroup is comprised of young people, ages 18 to 29, at the forefront of the fight against climate change.