This guide, created in part by EarthEcho International, illustrates relevant facts about our oceans and waterways. It also gives readers ideas for how to make a positive change for the environment by completing a service learning project.
The Global Rivers Environmental Education Network program (GREEN) provides opportunities for young people to learn more about the watersheds they live in and to use their findings to create lasting solutions for pressing water quality challenges.
This lesson plan was developed by LaMotte Company for high schools. It prepares students to set up a monitoring program at a local water source and collect and analyze data, allowing them to draw conclusions about the quality of the water.
In this activity, students are given different scenarios about the water needs of communities and families. Using the engineering design process, they develop methods for utilizing and cleaning water sources.
Place-Based Education uses the local community and environment as the starting place for curriculum learning, strengthening community bonds, appreciation for the natural world, and a commitment to citizen engagement.
In this popular anthology from Green Teacher magazine, readers will find step-by-step instructions for numerous schoolyard projects, along with ideas for enhancing learning by addressing the diverse needs of students.
YSA has teamed up with Deutsche Bank to offer New York City Semester of Service grants. K-12 educators from New York City Department of Education schools are eligible to apply for a $1,500 grant to promote academic achievement through service-learning.
The I-STEM Resource Network supports K-12 teachers and leaders working to implement high academic standards towards STEM literacy for all students. Their resources include lesson plans, curriculum units, professional development opportunities and more.
The TeachEngineering digital library provides teacher-tested, standards-based engineering content for K-12 teachers to use in science and math classrooms. Their library is organized by subject areas, curricular units, lessons and activities.
NEEF participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) as a member of EarthShare, an umbrella organization for the most respected and responsible environmental and conservation organizations in America. If you are a federal government employee please consider giving to NEEF through the CFC. Our CFC number is 11792.