Additional Educational Resources
Below are some additional excellent sources for educators to find even more activities relating to topics covered in the Strange Days on Planet Earth Project.
A Child’s Place in the Environment (K-6)
Lake County Office of Education
Environmental Action: Biodiversity; Chemicals: Choosing Wisely; Energy Conservation; Food Choices; Habitat and Biodiversity, Water Conservation
E2 (Environment and Education)
Dale Seymour Publications
Exotic Species Compendium of Activities to Protect the Ecosystem (ESCAPE)
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
Exotic Aquatics on the Move
National Sea Grant Network and Geographic Education Alliances
Kids’ Planet Teacher Table
Wolf Curriculum, Sea Otter Unit, Florida Black Bear Curriculum
Defenders of Wildlife
Project Learning Tree
Project WET and WET in the City
Montana State University
Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic
Council for Environmental Education
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE ACTIVITIES
For a wealth of educator resources on Earth System Science visit: DLESE — the Digital Library for Earth System Education. Funded by the National Science Foundation, DLESE is being built and distributed by a community of educators, students, and scientists to support Earth System education at all levels.
Resources include lesson plans, scientific data, visualizations, interactive computer models, and virtual field trips — in short, any web-accessible teaching or learning material. The Reviewed Collection includes those DLESE resources that have been more closely examined and are considered exemplary.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC RESOURCES
Educators and kids can find a multitude of resources on National Geographic’s Web site, including news stories relating to National Geographic’s Strange Days on Planet Earth documentary series.
Interactive Features, Maps and Geography, Kids, Educators, More
National Geographic Xpeditions
K-12 Lesson Plans, Activities, Maps, More
National Geographic News
Top Stories; Kids News; Environment, Science & Technology, Pulse of the Planet, More