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Grants and Awards

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Opportunities for Learning and Teaching

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Educational Materials & Resources

TENNESSEE'S EE SCHOOL DIRECTORY (http://www.eeintennessee.org)
Calling all schools (PreK - 12) with model Environmental Education (EE) programs! We now have a directory to showcase your exemplary EE efforts. Submit your school profile today.

FROG CALLS (http://www.midwestfrogs.com/)
Videos & documentary video clips of scientists discussing frog issues, including declining amphibians & malformed frogs.

FROG CALLS(http://www.leaps.ms)
Learn your local Tennessee frog calls!

LEARNING SCIENCE INTERACTIVES (http://www.learningscience.org/)
Free, high-quality Web interactives for the classroom in various areas of science listed by learning standards for grades K-4 & 5-12. Links to long & short interactive lesson plans, data collection, imaging, and more.

REVIVING REVIEWS: REFESHING IDEAS STUDENTS CAN'T RESIST
Is review time a deadly bore for you and your students? Add a little fun to review time and you might be surprised. Games will spice up reviews, revive interest, and ensure retention.

NUMBER LINE GAME
Reinforce number line concepts and the addition of positive and negative integers.

AWARD CERTIFICATES TOOLS & TEMPLATES

a former student sent me this one....
BUILD YOUR OWN PRAIRIE
An interactive website where you read about the prairie ecosystem then build your own by populating it with plants and animals. The reader does research and/or it will ask if you're sure you want a particular plant (it may be unsuitable or may overtake other species). She said she didn't go all the way through it, but was impressed with what she saw, and I agree! Check it out... (THX Cari!)

Some Top Education Sites
U.S. Department of Education http://www.ed.gov
National Education Association http://www.nea.org
Education World http://www.educationworld.com
To Learn English http://www.ToLearnEnglish.com
Lesson Plans Page http://www.lessonplanspage.com
EDSITEment http://edsitement.neh.gov
Education Index http://www.educationindex.com
Blue Web'N http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn
AOL@School http://www.aolatschool.com
Global SchoolNet Foundation http://www.globalschoolnet.org
Teacher Planet http://www.teacherplanet.com
PBS Sites:
http://www.pbs.org/parents/
http://pbskids.org/
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/leopards/
Sea World:
http://www.seaworld.org/just-for-teachers/classroom-activities/index.htm
Owl Pellet Virtual Dissection/OBDK
http://www.obdk.com/resources/


NEW POSTER TEACHES BENEFITS OF HEDGEROWS
(http://www.goodnaturepublishing.com/hedgerows.htm)
Educational poster field guide "Puget Sound Hedgerows: Living Fences for Fish & Wildlife" published by Good Nature Company and created by Montreal painter Suzanne Duranceau illustrates the beauty and benefits of hedgerows in the Puget Sound region and features more than 25 species of native plants and wildlife.

SALMON SALLY'S UPSTREAM SPRINT - ON LINE GAME!
(http://rainforestheroes.com/sally)
Help Salmon Sally get back to the river where she was born and swim upstream to the home of her friend Sappy, a young tree living in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest.

KIDS DO ECOLOGY (http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids)
Get student-friendly info on general ecology, biomes, and marine mammals; a forum that lets students pose questions to ecologists; highlights of an annual poster session; & student-created web pages on ecology experiments. You can also view some material, including ecological terms & themes, in Spanish.

CLEANSWEEP USA (http://www.kab.org/kids/educators.htm)
Lessons about waste in the environment for grades 4-8. There are 6 lessons on source reduction, recycling, composting, landfills, & waste to energy.

INSECT DIVERSITY POSTER (http://www.entfdn.org/print.php)
The Entomological Foundation brings together Charley Harper and Dr. E.O. Wilsonfor the "Insect Diversity Poster: Celebrating the Little Creatures of the World."

SCIENCE & HUMAN HEALTH LESSONS FOR GRADES 6-8
This National Institutes of Health site offers middle school curriculum supplements including teachers' guides to two weeks' of lessons on science and human health.

THE SCOOP ON SOIL (http://www.ngdc.wvu.edu/~hferguson/educationNGDC/)
National Geospatial Development Center presents these educational pages featuring "The Soil Game," hands-on educational materials, posters, lesson plans, and links to other soil-info resources.

WHAT BIRD (http://www.whatbird.com)
Want to learn how to Identify birds? WHAT BIRD is the ultimate online bird guide for identifying birds of North America. Use the visual search engine toID birds, create your own bird field
guides, and consult with an expert.

BATS, CAVEFISH, SALAMANDER (http://www.cavebiota.com/)
Sponsored by the Hoosier National Forest & Indiana Karst Conservancy, Cave Biota offers video clips of various cave-dwellers and interviews with scientists about cave issues and conservation.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EDNET RESOURCE LIBRARY (http://www.ngsednet.org/index.cfm)
This community page provides a wide variety of teaching materials and resources, including grade specific lesson plans, news articles, classroom companions, photos, videos, and more.

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OCEAN IMAGE RESOURCE FOR TEACHERS (http://www.marinephotobank.org)
Marine Photobank is a free resource of ocean imagery that highlights pressing ocean issues and includes accompanying downloadable Photo Stories. Some subjects covered are Marine Pollution and Trash, Fishing Methods, and Reefs in Peril/Coral Bleaching.

RANGERS OF THE EARTH (http://www.eartheducation.org/resource.asp?sku=brote)
This new earth education program for 10-11 year olds provides a year's worth of weekly activities for classrooms and youth groups.

EE RESOURCE GUIDES ON CD (http://www.awma.org/education/eeandpublicoutreach.asp)
The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has introduced award-winning EE Resource Guides (EERGs) on CD. The EERGs provide teachers with background information, fact sheets, glossaries, and 50 lesson plans for grades K-5 on several air and water pollution - and protection - topics.

GEOEC LESSON PLANS (http://www.geoec.org/lessons/index.html)
Global, Environmental, and Outdoor Education Council (GEOEC) Web site offers free downloadable unit and lesson plans (Grades 1-9) designed to help teachers integrate environmental themes into their curriculum.

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