Green Resources for Students
Websites (click on the logo or the name)
Planet Pals: A complete list of earthday activities, teaching aids, earth science and history on Planetpals for Grown Ups and Kids
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.
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 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!
Rainforest campaign and activity ideas for kids from the Rainforest Action Network.
Great site aiming at encouraging children to help the environment
Educational activities, crafts and games about many aspects of the environment.
Coloring pages, sing-along songs (and name-that-tune), corny jokes, games and activities.
(National Institutes of Health Department of Health & Human Services)
Downloadable PDF booklet from the US Environmental Protection Agency includes coloring and activites.
Books: Most of these are available at your library
365 Penguins, Jean-Luc Fromental (Gr. K-4th)
The Down-To-Earth Guide to Global Warming, Laurie David and Cambria Gordon (Gr. 3-7)
The Last Polar Bears, Harry Horse (Gr. 4 and up)
The North Pole Was Here, Andrew Revkin (Gr. 6 and up)
Grow Your Own Tree Hugger: 101 activities to teach your child how to live green, Wendy Rosenoff
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
An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming, Al Gore
Earth under Fire: How Global Warming is changing the World, Gary Braasch
How to Save the Planet, Barbara Taylor
Human Impact (The Restless Sea), Carole Vogel