Lesson Plan for 3rd-8th graders: Leaf ID & Photography

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Overview: Like real scientists, your students must learn keen observation to take in information and record details of what they see. After all, it's only after someone has really seen something that he or she can make sense of it. Photography, especially photographing shapes and patterns, can be a great learning and assessment tool for capturing observations, documenting experiments, and revealing student understanding.

Twinkl Environmental Resources

Inspire your children to recycle and engage with environmental issues using our range of Eco, Recycling and Environment resources. Our recycling collection includes resource packs, worksheets, PowerPoints and games on plastic pollution, water, endangered animals and Fairtrade. Use them to engage children with fun and interactive lessons on recycling.

How environmental and outdoor education programs can help schools, students, teachers and families.

The guidelines created by the North American Association for Environmental Education explore how environmental education can play a key role in equitably reopening schools.

eePRO Webinars: The hub for environmental education professional development

eePRO has some interesting webinars coming up!

Reimagining Environmental and Outdoor Summer Camps

Join CAEE this coming Tuesday, May 12th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. MST to hear from a panel of organizations who have reimagined and relaunched their summer camps within the constraints of social distancing. 

Nature's Calling You: Resources from the Harris Center for Conservation Education

The Harris Center's in-person events and outings have been canceled , but our team of naturalists has plenty of ideas for how you can find solace, inspiration, and fun in the natural world — from tracking the spring bird migration to online events to activities for kids and people of all ages.

We're updating these offerings weekly, so be sure to check back for more ways to connect to the wild word, close to home.

Seacoast Science Center Resources for Families & Educators

Each week, the Seacoast Science Center adds new lessons, activities, and resources to support at-home learning, empower children to investigate nature, and help families find respite from today’s challenges. Look for your favorite themes and follow the links below!  

Climate Change Art Contest--Virtual Learning Opportunity

2020 Ocean Awareness Contest

Theme | Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis

Students are invited to create visual art (any medium), poetry, prose, music, film, or interactive and multimedia that explores the climate crisis, its impact on oceans, and the role of hope in creating transformation at personal, local, national, or global scales.

Contest Details:
-Open to middle and high school students ages 11-18 worldwide

Educator Innovation Award for Raising Ocean Awareness

Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs is a Boston-based nonprofit that activates the next wave of ocean leaders through the arts, science, and advocacy, and provides a space for students to connect, create, and communicate for our blue planet.

Share Learn Adventure

The Squam Lakes Association is posting videos, photos, activities, games, and prompts that inspire people to engage with, learn about, and explore a variety of nature topics. A place to connect and share ideas! The SLA adds content to this webpage frequently so bookmark it and check back often. 

Notes from the April 9th Zoom Conversation: Connecting Teachers & Environmental Educators

Thank you to everyone who joined the New Hampshire Environmental Educator’s first Zoom Conversation, “Bringing EE Online: Connecting Teachers and Environmental Educators,” on 4/9/20. Just in case you missed the meeting you can still read the notes and check out some of the great resources that were shared.

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