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Environmental Education Resources
How to Become a Green School
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation The largest conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Chesapeake Bay. Their motto “ Save the Bay”, defines the organization's mission and commitment. http://www.cbf.org
The Chesapeake Bay Trust- Mission Statement: To provide financial support for Marylanders to promote public awareness and participation in the restoration and protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. http://www.chesapeakebaytrust.org
The Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education - MAEOE- Their mission is to encourage, train, and support Maryland educators to build a citizenry that understands and is responsibly engaged in promoting sustainability, addressing human needs and conserving the Earth's natural resources. http://www.maeoe.org
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources- For today and tomorrow the Department of Natural Resources inspires people to enjoy and live in harmony with the environment, and to protect what makes Maryland unique -- our treasured Chesapeake Bay, our diverse landscapes and our living and natural resources. http://www.dnr.state.md.us
County Department of Environmental Protection: The Residential Energy
Program works with residents (students, teachers, and parents) to reduce energy
use, switch to clean energy, and lower our emissions as a community, www.montgomerycountymd.gov
The Maryland State Department of Education - MSDE Environmental Education Program
Bay Backpack Learn some creative ways to integrate the Chesapeake Bay and environmental issues into your classroom lessons.
Audubon Naturalist Society GreenKids
Trout in the Classroom - raise trout with your students in the classroom
Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation strives to promote the understanding and appreciation of the importance of agriculture in our daily lives.
MAFE Careers Brochure- Provides a great insight into career opportunities from the United States largest employer and the number one industry in Maryland- agriculture!
Rainscapes Schoolyard Report Card
Keep Montgomery County Beautiful - Montgomery County Department of Transportation - adopt a road, adopt a spot, storm drain stenciling
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Yard Map - a citizen science mapping project about habitat creation and low-impact land use.
Brickyard Educational Farm - field trips and excellent information
Montgomery County Food Council - local food issues
Fieldscope - information about your watershed from CBF and National Geographic
Project WET - worldwide water education
Project WILD - connection students to wildlife
NASA Global Precipitation Measurement Teachable Moments- with NGSS connections!
WSSC in the Classroom
Citizen Science- the ultimate resource - learn what it is and how to connect many CS projects.
Second Chance Wildlife Center Our mission: To facilitate the preservation of local wildlife through education, rehabilitation and referrals. http://www.scwc.org
National Schools' Observatory- great resource for Grade 5 Daytime Astronomy
NASA Space Place - interactive website for students and teachers