Students identify items presented to them as needs or wants, complete a sorting activity, and create a...
Through a guided role-play, students compare the energy use of a typical morning 200 years ago with...
Single person standing with palm trees
Students read (or listen to) the short story, From Island to Island, then create a play or perform...
Students act as animals trying to survive by collecting essential habitat services - water, soil, shelter, space,...
Group of students working together and sharing a moment after making a difference in their community
Students read and discuss a story about people coming together to help one another, and then work...
Unit for elementary grades covers how humans create waste and impact the environment
An elementary-level reading on the creation and disposal of solid waste.
Unit for elementary grades covers how humans use the Earth's resources
An elementary-level reading that addresses renewable and non-renewable resources.
Unit for elementary grades covers how human populations grow
An elementary-level reading that discusses population growth trends for wildlife and people.
Unit for elementary grades covers how humans impact wildlife, biodiversity and habitats
An elementary-level reading on the importance of protecting wildlife habitat and biodiversity.

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64,000 educators trained
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"The activities not only bring out important content, but they also provide real-world context for environmental, population and sustainability issues. They engage participants in very thought-provoking and critical-thinking discussions.”

Helen de la Maza, Environmental Educator, Irvine, CA