Kermit.jpgKeep It Green!

Not since Kermit the Frog stated that "it's not easy being green!" has so much attention been devoted to this color. Well, you can keep it green in science education as well! Check out these resources:
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  • Global Learning, Inc: Global Learning, Inc. is a non-profit educational organization that translates the world's growing interdependence into educational activities for teachers, students, librarians, and educational systems, from elementary school through college and in community settings.
  • Understanding Sustainability: 1-2 week middle school curriculum unit aligned with national science standards for middle school educators to teach sustainability issues from Facing the Future. This curriculum features hands-on activities that explore sustainability issues, such as energy, consumption, water scarcity, transportation choices, and potential solutions.
  • Maps on Sustainability Development: UNEP Web site with a library of interactive maps and hundreds of illustrations on sustainable development issues. Among the themes illustrated are climate change, water issues, environment in the Arctic, and the World.
  • Lesson Plans from the California Green Schools Program: Website of the Alliance to Save Energy, these lesson plans cover a wide variety of subjects such as Physical Science, Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts. In addition, each lesson includes a recommended grade level, making it easy for you to pick the appropriate lessons for your classroom.
  • Green Education from Going Greeny
  • Kids Links: Teaching Green
  • Green Learning (Canada): GreenLearning designs premier learning resources for Canada's innovative teachers. Our lessons and activities are comprehensive, fun and free. Most resources are curriculum-aligned to British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario
  • Sustainable Development Theme Page: Community Learning Network "Theme Page" has links to resources related to the study of Sustainable Development. Students and teachers will find curricular resources to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
Green Chemistry