Earth Day Resources
U.S. Department of Energy – eere.energy.gov
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - free resource materials for educators and businesses. epa.gov
Clean Air Counts – A Chicago Region Initiative
Community Learning Network – a site designed to help teachers integrate technology into the classroom K-12, over 5,800 annotated links to educational sites with free resources.
Consumer Reports - Green Products Rating Guide
Earth 911 – Benefits of Waste Reduction – good general information
Environmental Yellow Pages – Worldwide Directory
Grassroots Recycling Network – grrn.org
IL Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity – school resource materials
National Energy Education Development Project – energy facts, games & activities
National Environmental Education Week - eeweek.org
New American Dream – Responsible Purchasing Network
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series – Chemicals, the Environment and You (grades 7 – 8), but series available for all grade levels.
PBS – Kids and Chemicals – Facts and Laws (grades 9 - 12)
Seventh Generation – The Cost of Clean lesson plan (grades 5 – 7)
Terrific Science – fun science resources for teachers, parents and kids.
Other Environmental Sites:
Download the Earth Day Resources.