Green Resources for Students

Websites and Books that we like.
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Websites (click on the logo or the name)

planet pals
Planet Pals: A complete list of earthday activities, teaching aids, earth science and history on Planetpals for Grown Ups and Kids
epa enivronmental kids club
Environmental Kids Club (EPA) - The EPA Environmental Kids Club is their Web site for kids. They'll help you explore your environment and learn how to protect it. They've got games, pictures, and stories.
epa recycle city
EPA Recycle City
Take a trip to Recycle City! There's lots to do there - people and places to visit and plenty of ways to explore how the city's residents recycle, reduce, and reuse waste.
kids for saving earth
Kids for Saving Earth - Kids for Saving Earth provides free environmental education curriculum by mail and online. Conservation, endangered species, rainforests, forests, toxic waste sites, health issues, and many more ecological concerns are covered on this website. Earth day should be every day!
NRDC
NRDC's Green Squad – Get ready to have some fun, learn about the environment and find out what a healthy school is all about
recycle zone Recycle Zone
Activities and information on this site from Wastewatch. Also includes resources for teachers, and fun quizzes, songs and games.
rainforest heros Rainforest Heroes
Rainforest campaign and activity ideas for kids from the Rainforest Action Network.
Dan the Garnder
Dan The Gardener
Great site aiming at encouraging children to help the environment
kids are green
kidsRgreen
Educational activities, crafts and games about many aspects of the environment.
spider web
Environmental Education for Kids  (EEKs) Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.
EPA Kids, Students, Teachers
EPA Kids, Students, Teachers Want to learn about the environment? Want to share what you know with someone else? With fact-sheets, interactive games, and more, EPA's Web site can help you with all sorts of information about EPA and the environment.
kids do ecology
Kids Do Ecology – This site is designed to help you discover ecology!  Ecology is the study of organisms and their relationship with their surroundings.
NIEHS kids pages
NIEHS Kids’ Pages
Coloring pages, sing-along songs (and name-that-tune), corny jokes, games and activities.
(National Institutes of Health Department of Health & Human Services)
Water Cycle Kids Page
Water – Kids Page (geared to Floridians, but good for everyone else, too!) - Explains the water cycle and gives other interesting information about water.
happy earth day
Happy Earth Day
Downloadable PDF booklet from the US Environmental Protection Agency includes coloring and activites.

Books: Most of these are available at your library

Grow your own treehugger

365 Penguins, Jean-Luc Fromental (Gr. K-4th)

Grow your own treehugger

The Down-To-Earth Guide to Global Warming, Laurie David and Cambria Gordon (Gr. 3-7)

Grow your own treehugger

The Last Polar Bears, Harry Horse (Gr. 4 and up)

Grow your own treehugger

The North Pole Was Here, Andrew Revkin (Gr. 6 and up)

Grow your own treehugger

Grow Your Own Tree Hugger: 101 activities to teach your child how to live green, Wendy Rosenoff

Grow your own treehugger

The Green Book: the everyday guide to saving the planet one simple step at a time, Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen; foreword by Cameron Diaz and William McDonough

Grow your own treehugger

An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming, Al Gore

Grow your own treehugger

Earth under Fire: How Global Warming is changing the World, Gary Braasch

Grow your own treehugger

How to Save the Planet, Barbara Taylor

Grow your own treehugger

Human Impact (The Restless Sea), Carole Vogel

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