Explore Your Environment
Directions: Spend 15 minutes outside or inside your home or school. Use your senses to answer these questions:
1. List everything you see.
2. Breathe in and describe what you smell.
3. Close your eyes and list the sounds that you hear. Where did they come from?
4. Touch something (not another person) close by and describe how it feels.
Learning About Your Environment
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Written by Cybrary Man
Commonly Recycled Materials
The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide
Reuse and Recycle Links
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Theme Page - links
Elementary Social Studies Recycling Curriculum
Reuse + Recycling = Waste Reduction: A Guide for Schools
How to Set Up a Recycing Program
Recycling: Research/Information Sites
The Imagination Factory - Creative ways to recycle by making art
How Composting Works (How Stuff Works)
Worm Words Glossary for Teachers
Composting and Earth Information Resources
How to Make Compost
RENEWABLE AND NONRENEWABLE ENERGY SITES SITES
Saving Nonrenewable Energy Resources
Renewable Energy Sources
Offshore Windfarms in the United States?
Global Warming - Climate Change
Global Warming Links
Global Warming Frequently Asked Questions
EPA Climate Change Kids Site
Global Warming (Weather Eye)
Warming of the Earth (Woods Hole)
Global Warming The Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Global Warming Facts and Our Future
Global Warming Lessons and Links
Global Warming Activity
ACID PRECIPITATION SITES
What is Acid Rain?
The Environmental Literacy Council - Acid Rain
Acid Rain Program: EPA's Clean Air Market Programs
Acid Rain (Environment Canada)
NASA - Ozone Resource Page
Waste and Hazardous Substances
The Toxic House
How Can My Community Reduce Waste?
Hey! Don't Throw that Out!
Exploring the Waste Land
Waste Reduction in the Home
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW State Data)
Top 20 Hazardous Substances
The Toxic House
Tox Town: An Interactive Guide to Commonly Encountered Toxic Substances
Greener Choices: Products for a Better Planet
NRDC Building Green
Getting Green Field Trip
Environmental Career Guide
Environmental Scientists and Hydrologists
EnviroEducation.com - Environment Careers and Jobs.
EPA Careers US EPA
Photograph by Cybrary Man