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08 May 12

Students, check out how these weird conservation tools help make your favorite things.

18 Jan 12

Connect online to interact with experts in the field, share ideas, and collaborate with people around the world who, like you, are committed to solving environmental challenges.

09 May 11

EcoInvestigators is designed to get students in grades 3-5 engaged, excited, and prepared to take on and solve environmental problems in their community and beyond.

23 Mar 11

From investigative research to hands-on experiments and at-home activities, the Junior Wildlife Champions curriculum offers FREE lesson plans and tools to explore the issues surrounding oil spills and engages students to get involved in wildlife education in their own ways.

10 Mar 11

Welcome to the PBS EcoInvestigators environmental curriculum beta! Over the next few weeks, we will be collecting educator feedback on the content and activities included here. Please take a look around, try some of the activities with your students and contact us to tell us how you plan to use these resources or how we can strengthen or modify EcoInvestigators to meet your needs.

31 Jan 11

Thought provoking, while obviously liberal, video about the mass production of bottled water.

03 Oct 09

Follow the 40 day challenge (on your own, or better yet, with your students) to reduce your ecological footprint.

05 Oct 09

I enjoyed (or rather, was shocked by) the "Story of Stuff" video by Annie Leonard. This NYTimes lesson plan has students watch the video with an objective eye to look for potential bias.

27 Oct 09

Slightly creepy and bloody video reminding you to stop Power Vampires! older students might get a kick out of the graphics, and also get the message along the way.

29 Nov 09

This documentary will make you think twice about the "footprint" you take up in the world.

06 Jan 10

The JASON Project connects students with great explorers and great events to inspire and motivate them to learn science.

07 May 10

The National Academies, advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine, provide the facts about energy—a complex issue that affects us as individuals and as a nation.

17 May 10

Get schooled with lesson plans and multimedia content that uncover the fascinating world of water and explore the issues facing our planet’s most precious resource

26 May 10

As you clean your classrooms this year-end, try some of these natural, chemical-free cleaning concoctions!

02 Jun 10

amazing Oil Spill timeline.  Don't like the Ad on the right side of the page- Obama is NOT to blame, people! 

02 Jun 10

An overview of Earth Echo media, education, and community action programs, including the Water Planet Challenge

08 Jun 10

As debates about energy grow more intense, Americans need dependable, objective, and authoritative energy information. The National Academies, advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine, provide the facts about energy—a complex issue tha

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