EE Week's goal is to connect educators with environmental resoruces to promote K-12 students' understanding of the environment. EE Week offers hundreds of resources for educators -- lesson plans, videos, professional development opportunities and information on grants and awards -- on a variety of topics. All of the resources you will find on this site have gone through a rigorous review process to ensure they are correlated to learning standards, scientifically accurate, free of bias and appropriate for an audience of K-12 students and educators.
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Whether you're looking to incorporate environmental content into Language Arts lessons, working to improve students' reading skills across the curriculum or want to learn more about a particular environmental topic before presenting it to your students, EE Week's Suggested Reading Lists have something for you.
Environmental education (EE) is often lauded by educators as an ideal way to integrate academic disciplines, stimulate the academic and social growth of young people, and promote conservation of the natural environment.
Environmental project-based learning (E-PBL) offers opportunities for students to actively explore and address environmental challenges while building skills in teamwork and communication, research, data collection and analysis, community engagement, and reflection.
Increasing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) knowledge and expanding STEM education and career opportunities for students is a national priority. Technology can play a central role in engaging students in environmental activities that enhance STEM learning.
There are many ways that environmental education (EE) can reinforce English Language Arts learning objectives. The new Common Core standards provide educators with an excellent opportunity to use environmental education to provide an engaging context for the development of English Language Arts (ELA) skills.
The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize the development of skills students will need in order to contribute solutions to 21st century challenges, including those concerning sustainability and the environment.
NEEF is the nation’s leading organization in lifelong environmental learning, connecting people to knowledge they use to improve the quality of their lives and the health of the planet. NEEF sees a future where by 2022, 300 million Americans actively use environmental knowledge to ensure the well-being of the earth and its people. Learn more at neefusa.org.