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AAAS Project 2061
http://www.project2061.org/
Centre for Energy (Canada)
http://centreforenergy.com/
Aggregator of energy information in Canada. Offers many educational materials sponsored by the Canadian petroleum industry.
Conservation Matters -- Environmental Excellence Awards
http://www.seaworld.org/conservation-matters/eea/index.htm
A private coalition awarding $10,000 for excellent projects that help to preserve the environment.
Earth & Sky Radio Program
http://www.earthsky.org/
The website for this public-education radio-show allows you to search programs by topic, such as energy.
EcoLinks - Environmentally Sustainable Economies
http://www.ecolinks.org/
EcoTarium: A Museum of Science & Nature
http://www.ecotarium.org/
Worcester, MA
EdGateway
http://www.edgateway.com/
Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/
ENC Online: A K-12 math and science teacher c...
http://www.enc.org/index.shtm
Energy Explained -- U.S. Energy Information Admin.
http://www.eia.doe.gov/energyexplained
The site explains where gasoline comes from, what determines the price of electricity, how much renewable energy the United States uses, and hundreds of other energy topics. Good for having students use analysis of real data.
Energy Literacy:Essential principles and fundamental concepts for energy education
http://library.globalchange.gov/products/other/energy-literacy-essential-principles-fundamental-concepts-for-energy-education-high-resolution-booklet
This curriculum guide comes from the United States Global Change Research Program, Resource Library.
Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education presents energy concepts that, if understood and applied, will help individuals and communities make informed energy decisions.
Intended use of the document as a guide includes, but is not limited to, formal and informal energy education, standards development, curriculum design, assessment development, and educator trainings.
Environmental Research Letters
http://www.iop.org/EJ/erl
An open-access, pay-to-publish, peer-reviewed journal covering all of environmental research. Published by the Institute of Physics, United Kingdom. Art Hobson says The article titled "Risks of the oil transition" is especially interesting. It answers some of the questions that our physoc group has discussed concerning "peak oil."
GLOBE
http://www.globe.gov/ghome/educators.html
HealthLink
http://www.healthlink.org
Essex (northeastern MA) organization that supports clean energy, sponsors educational events. Has books and films to lend.
Impression5 Science Center of Michigan
http://www.impression5.org/solarenergy
Explains the basics of solar energy, electricity, and conservation, includes a solar energy quiz. Beware, some inaccurate physics may be found.
izzit current events lessons
http://www.izzit.org/events/index.php
In your classroom, use these daily questions linked to news-clips about current events, increasingly about energy and climate change. The site includes a forum for educators to discuss each lesson or idea.
Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS)
http://www.jets.org/
The JETS website inlcudes resources, articles, and activities about engineering and technology careers.
Learn at The Franklin Institute Online
http://www.fi.edu/learning.html
Mineral Information Institute
http://www.mii.org/
An educational site about the industry of mineral-extraction, supporting the industry's message that "our lifestyle" depends on the inventory of extracted minerals.
National Environmental Education Week (2nd w. of April)
http://www.eeweek.org/
Natural Energy Sources, Clean Energy Ideas
http://www.clean-energy-ideas.com/
This is a broad informational site about solar, geothermal, wind, and other energy technologies. The site is also gathering links to installers in several countries.
New York Sun Works
http://www.nysunworks.com/
NY Sun Works operates a solar-powered barge in New York City that features a greenhouse using no fossil-fuel inputs. School groups can visit if planned ahead.
Newfangler
http://newfangler.com/classroom.htm
This site features educational media about energy and other "clean technology."
North American Envirothon
http://envirothon.org/
North American Envirothon is a not-for-profit organization established to coordinate the delivery of an environmental education program for high school students throughout North America. North American Envirothon is headquartered in League City, Texas.
Envirothon is an annual competition where teams compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management.
NSTA Science Guides
http://webwatchers.nsta.org/default.asp
Science Articles, Science and Nature Poems an...
http://www.firstscience.com/site/home.asp
Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge
http://www.seek.state.mn.us/
Teachers Guide Climate Change and Global Warming
http://hdgc.epp.cmu.edu/teachersguide/teachersguide.htm
From Carnegie Mellon University, writings and links for educators, especially K-12.
teachnet.org
http://www.teachnet.org/
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
http://glef.org/
"edutopia online" promotes project-based learning.
The National Atlas
http://nationalatlas.gov/natlas/natlasstart.asp
The Teachers Clearinghouse for Science and So...
http://freeinfo.org/tch/
World Resources Institute
http://www.wri.org/
www.alaskapacific.edu/
http://www.alaskapacific.edu/science/
Yahoo! Directory Environment and Nature - Edu...
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Environment_and_Nature/Education/
Yahoo! Science - News and Media
http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/News_and_Media/

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