Environmental Education Resources

MSDE Environmental Education Toolkit

Earth Trends
Maryland Sea Grant 
BioEd Online

Green Education Foundation
Environmental Literacy Council
U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development

Digital Library for Earth System Education

The Library of Congress: Nature and the Environment Resources

National Oceanic Service  Education (From NOAA) 

National Science Teachers Association 

Science Net Links 

The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

The World Bank

Educating for a Sustainable Future 

Facing the Future

Education for Sustainable Development

Virtual Library of Ecology and Biodiversity

Librarians’ Index to the Internet: Environment Topics

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

University of Wisconsin’s Atlas of the Biosphere

Common Qualities of Effective Environmental Literacy Programs - MSDE

•  Chesapeake Academic Resources for Teachers (CHART): Searchable by subject, state & grade level
•  Audubon Naturalist Society GreenKids: Lesson plans, activities & educator resources
•  Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center: VSC Based Activities & Lessons K-5
•  A Forest for Every Classroom
•  An Inconvenient Truth Educator’s Resource
•  Biodiversity monitoring (amphibian): CMS amphibian, Frogwatch USA
•  Biodiversity monitoring (birds): Breeding atlas, Cornell Ornithology Lab
•  Chesapeake Bay Foundation Chesapeake Classrooms: Lessons, unit plans and more
•  Earth Partnership for Schools: Restoration Based Research Activities for the Classroom
•  Earth Partnership for Schools: Rain Garden Curriculum
•  Environmental Protection Teacher Resources (Incl. Lesson Plans by Topic)
•  Green Teacher books & magazine
•  Low Impact Development Sustainable School Projects : Project based resources for teachers & students
•  Mr. Radcliffe’s Smart Center – Centreville MS (Curriculum based projects)
•  National Gardening Association Thematic Explorations Library
•  National Wildlife Visitor Center School Program – Themes tied into Voluntary State Curriculum
•  Nature Everywhere – K-4 Curriculum based outdoor science programs (MCPS)
•  Project Learning Tree
•  Project WET
•  Project WILD
•  Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center: Bird themed education tools & lessons for teachers
•  Water Quality Monitoring: CMS Water Monitoring Program
•  Water Quality Monitoring & Mapping: MD DNR Eyes on the Bay
•  Wonders of Wetlands (WOW) & Planning of Wetlands (POW) Trainings – Environmental Concern