Environmental Education Web Resources

  • EE-Link website provides helpful links to environmental education resources on the Internet, such as classroom curricula, grants, and jobs. It also includes a calendar of national EE events and links to other organizations and projects.
  • Environmental Education Association of Illinois website contains Illinois specific resources including educational materials, events, awards, and links to other useful environmental education websites.
  • Envirothon is a national, outdoor, environmental competition for high school students. Five students compete as a team in the areas of aquatics, forestry, soils, wildlife, and a specific environmental issue that changes each year. The Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts sponsors and coordinates the Illinois competition.
  • Smog City is an interactive air pollution simulator that shows how your choices, environmental factors, and land use contribute to air pollution.
  • U.S. EPA Environmental Education Center provides access to basic background information about the U. S. EPA mission, curriculum resources, and ongoing community service projects. It also provides details on available training and workshops for teachers who are looking to enhance their environmental education teaching skills. Other information provided includes how to order free publications, grant opportunities, and descriptions of student internships and scholarships.
  • U.S. EPA Region 5 Environmental Education website offers links to various resources, such as grant information, environmental education training, careers, local and national U.S. EPA programs, ideas for U.S. EPA partnerships and school-based programs, as well as information on the President's Environmental Youth Awards.