Program Updates

Gaiser Middle School: We were just awarded level 3 status! - Apr 22, 2014

Skyridge Middle School: We were just awarded level 3 status! - Apr 18, 2014

Image Elementary: We were just awarded level 4 status! - Apr 7, 2014

 

Resources For Students

Greening Your School

National Resources Defense Council
The Green Squad, Kids Taking Action for Greener, Healthier Schools
http://www.nrdc.org/greensquad/default.htm

WISE Design
A program that guides you through a series of steps to make your school more sustainable
http://www.wisedesign.org/

 

Environmental Footprint Calculators

Bobbie Big Foot: Calculate Your Environmental Footprint
http://www.kidsfootprint.org/

Zerofootprint:Kids Calculator
http://www.zerofootprintkids.com/kids_home.aspx

Interactive and animated, school carbon and ecological footprint calculator (from England)
http://www.dott07.com/flash/dott_1024.htm

 

Reducing Your Environmental Footprint

Nature Challenge for Kids
http://www.davidsuzuki.org/kids/

I Buy Different
http://www.ibuydifferent.org/

Consumer Consequences Game
http://sustainability.publicradio.org/consumerconsequences/

Union of Concerned Scientists
Great Green Web Game. (for older students). This game tests your knowledge of how consumer choices affect the environment. As you answer questions and 'shop green' the Envirometer gauges the cumulative impact of your choices.
http://go.ucsusa.org/game/

North American Association For Environmental Education (NAAEE)
Student Environmental Education Sites
http://eelink.net/pages/Student+Environmental+Education+Sites

Tunza
This U.N. Environment Programme magazine for young people focuses each month on a specific topic related to sustainable living. Read articles written by and for teens around the world.
http://www.unep.org/Tunza/

EcoKids is Earth Day Canada's environmental education program for youth who care about the planet.
http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub/index.cfm

New Zealand Eco Kids
a cool site packed full of interactive games, comics, movies and activities, designed to get kids excited about protecting the environment.
http://www.ecokids.co.nz/

Ollie’s World
http://www.olliesworld.com/

Lots of Environmental Websites For Kids
http://www.eartheasy.com/article_enviro_sites_kids.htm

Environmental Protection Agency Kids Club
http://www.epa.gov/kids

Enviro Kids
Songs, activities, art gallery and more from the City of Tacoma.
http://www.ci.tacoma.wa.us/envirokids/Activities/songs.htm

Garden Basics for Kids
http://www.mycoupons.com/store/garden-basics-for-kids/
 

Nature, Wildlife and Science

Field Trip Earth
Travel the world via interviews, discussion groups, field reports, essays, slide shows and educator resources. Start on the "Choose a Field Trip" page, and use the airplane cursor to select a wildlife conservation project you'd like to visit.
http://www.fieldtripearth.org/index.xml

National Geographic’s Science News For Kids
http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/

Kids Planet
http://www.kidsplanet.org/

Children of the Earth
http://www.childrenoftheearth.org/

Flying WILD
A bird education offering for middle schools giving students the opportunity to learn through researching, planning, and hosting a school bird festival. Flying WILD is an initiative of the Council for Environmental Education (CEE) Project WILD program.
http://www.flyingwild.org/

Junior Master Gardener Kids Zone
http://www.jmgkids.us/index.k2?did=2016§ionID=2016

Making Science Make Sense
http://www.bayerus.com/msms/ScienceFun/ScienceFun.aspx

 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

EPA's Recycle City
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/mainmap.htm

WA State Dept. of Ecology, Solid Waste Kids Page
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidspage/

Kids Recycle Page
http://www.kidsrecycle.org/kids_links.php

Resourceful Schools
Fun Stuff for Students
http://www.resourcefulschools.org/students.html

Story of Stuff
http://www.storyofstuff.com/

Recycled Craft Ideas
http://www.make-stuff.com/recycling/

Recycled Crafts
http://www.freekidscrafts.com/recycled_crafts-t27.html

 

Energy Related

Energy Hog.org Alliance to Save Energy
sections for students and adults on energy conservation
http://
www.energyhog.org

Dr. E’s Energy Lab
A monkey named Dr. E will teach you about renewable energy and energy efficiency at this U.S. Department of Energy site.
http://www.eere.energy.gov/kids/

Energy Kids Page
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/

Think Energy Student Page
http://www.thinkenergy.org/students/students.html

US Dept. of Energy Kids Page
http://www.energy.gov/forstudentsandkids.htm

Alliant Energy Kids
http://www.powerhousekids.com/stellent2/groups/public/documents/pub/phk_001537.hcsp

Minerals Management Service Kids Page
http://www.mms.gov/mmskids/

Get Wise
http://www.getwise.org/

BPA Kids Page
http://www.bpa.gov/Power/pl/columbia/page5cov.htm

Energy Quest Room
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/

 

Climate Change, Weather and Air Quality

EPA’s Climate Change Kids Site
(K-5 students)
http://epa.gov/climatechange/kids

Cool School Challenge
http://www.coolschoolchallenge.org/

Kids Air Site, animated and helps them understand how air quality is measured and color coded.
http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=aqikids_new.main

NOAA’s Weather Site For Kids
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/reachout/kidspage.shtml

 

Water Related

The Pani Game
Help Embet get water to his village in Ethiopia, provided by WaterAid.
http://www.worldwaterday.net/game/index.html

Pacific Salmon and Steelhead Coloring Book
http://www.fws.gov/pacific/publications/salmnbk.pdf

Wy-Kan-Ush-Pum Activity Book.
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission’s Salmon Activity Book
http://www.critfc.org/kids/activity_book.pdf

The Water Page
http://www.thewaterpage.com/water-conservation.htm

Sewage in Your Face
Videos, sounds, not-so-stinky games, recipes and more from the City of San Diego, California
http://www.sandiego.gov/mwwd/kids/index.shtml

Get Wise
http://www.getwise.org/

 

 

 

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