Teaching Our Kids about the Environment
|Tips to Protect Children from Environmental Threats.||Dangers from the sun||Earth Day resources||Superfund Facts and Educations for Kids||Endangered Species information for kids|
Sun Protection for Kids - This document discusses precautions that can help you assist children to avoid ultraviolet (UV)-related health problems.
Ultraviolet Index : An Overview - Do you know that a few simple precautions can help protect you and your children from skin cancer and serious eye injury?
Sunwise Schools Program - This program provides materials to help teachers educate students in K-6 about protecting themselves from overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet radiation.
|The "Save Our Species" Endangered Species Coloring Book offers pictures kids can color and facts about some of the endangered plants and animals in the United States, including why they are endangered. (EPA21T-3048) ||The Protecting Endangered Species From Pesticides: Save Our Species Poster shows pictures and facts about some of the endangered plants and animals in the United States, including why they are endangered. (EPA735F94104)|
Endangered Species Coloring Book & Poster - printed versions. To order copies, you may call the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSEP) at 1-800-490-9198. Ask for the "Save Our Species" coloring book or poster.
|Find resources of interest to students, teachers and parents and access interactive websites to learn about a variety of issues.|
|Environmental Kids Club Learn about neat things kids can do to protect the environment.|
|EPA Student Center Students in middle school can explore a wide range of environmental issues.|
|High School Environmental Center A portal to EPA environmental resources for high school students.|
Curriculum resources, examples of community service projects, links to workshops and conferences, and other information for teachers and environmental educators.
|Earth Day 2004 Art Contest Winners|
EPA's Office of Solid Waste sponsored an art contest in 2003 to celebrate Earth Day 2004. Winners were selected from more than 14,000 entries from across the country.
|Environmental Education Web Site |
Information about EPA's Office of Environmental Education and its educator training efforts, recognition programs, grants, and other activities.
|Window to My Environment Discovery Hunt|
Discover fun stuff about your environment by using geographic maps. The WME computer tool provides interactive mapping, community facts and statistics, and answers questions related to your community's air, land and water, as well as what is being done locally to protect your environment.