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Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Ask your own science-related question or read the answers to questions others have asked.
Source: Mad Science Network
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Ask a Scientist
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Ask your own question on environmental or earth science topics or read the answers to questions others have asked.
Source: DOE
Resource Type: Web site

Ask an Energy Expert
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Receive responses to questions on renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Source: EERE
Resource Type: Web site

Ask Doctor Global Change
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: A reference service that assists in finding information and data relevant to global environmental change. Provides students with a searchable collection of answers to questions about issues related to climate change and students can submit questions of their own and explore related links.
Source: Global Change Research Information
Resource Type: Web site

Ask Dr. Universe
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Ask your own science-related question or read the answers to questions others have asked.
Source: Washington State University
Resource Type: Web site

Ask Jeeves for Schools
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Ask your own question.
Source: AJ Schools
Resource Type: Web site

Bountiful Kid's Garden
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Video and curricula combination that includes recruiting volunteers, developing the garden site, starting seeds indoors, transplanting, controlling pests, and making curriculum connectionsin both urban and rural settings.
Source: National Gardening Association
Resource Type: Audio/video

Earth Café
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: A television series converted into sixteen 30-minute videos on development topics that include water, energy conservation, recycling, wastewater treatment, pesticides, household hazardous waste, underground storage tanks, and pollution prevention.
Source: EPA
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Earth Force Catalog
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Offers GREEN guides and equipment to help youth assess the health of their watershed and take action on their findings. You can also order Earth Force After School kits.
Source: Earth Force
Resource Type: Web site

EE Link
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Links to Environmental Education Resources on the Internet, with sections for EE professionals, classrooms, students and grants.
Source: NAAEE
Resource Type: Web site

Energy Smart Schools: Teacher Links
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Lesson plans, science projects, resource materials, energy-saving programs and novel events based on energy saving.
Source: DOE
Resource Type: Web site

Environmental Education and Training Partnership
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Offers educators information, resources, and links for promoting academic achievement and environmental literacy. A national leader in the delivery of environmental education training for education professionals.
Source: EETAP
Resource Type: Web site

Environmental Education Grant Program
Abstract: GRANTS: How to apply for EPA Environmental Education grants.
Source: EPA
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Environmental Education Grants Program
Abstract: GRANTS: Encourages and supports educators and conservation groups with innovative ideas for educating young people about our environment offering grants to help sponsor programs that promote a greater understanding of challenges facing our environment with an emphasis on solutions improving local environmental quality.
Source: PG&E National Energy Group
Resource Type: Web site

Environmental Education Specific Resources
Abstract: GRANTS: Links to grants for environmental education.
Source: NAAEE
Resource Type: Web site

Montana Nature Discovery Trunks
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Traveling interdisciplinary and scientifically-accurate educational kits with hands-on materials, age-appropriate lesson plans, posters, videos, audio cassettes, games, and puppets. Includes P2 related kits on air care and watersheds (Montana only).
Source: Montana Natural History Center
Resource Type: Web site

National Junior Solar Sprint (JSS)
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: A classroom-based, hands-on educational program for middle school students. JSS student teams construct model solar-powered cars and race them in interscholastic competitions hosted within their schools, states or regions. This site gives information on how to start or join a JSS competition.
Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (DOE-NREL)
Resource Type: Web site

Native Waters
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Links to publications about water.
Source: Native Waters
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

New from Green Teacher
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Books that can be ordered to promote hands-on, interdisciplinary learning through projects that benefit schools and increase green space and biodiversity in communities.
Source: Green Teacher
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Office of Environmental Education Materials and Resources
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Electronic catalog for environmental educational materials developed by EPA.
Source: EPA
Resource Type: Web site

Presidents Environmental Youth Awards
Abstract: GRANTS: Recognizes young people across America for projects which demonstrate their commitment to the environment.
Source: EPA
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Schoolyard Habitats Starter Kit
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Information on program to transform schoolyards and community spaces into hands-on, outdoor classrooms.
Source: National Wildlife Foundation
Resource Type: Web site

Terms of Environment
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: On-line thesaurus: Defines in non-technical language the more commonly used environmental terms appearing in EPA publications, news releases, and other Agency documents.
Source: EPA
Resource Type: Web site

The Burns Technology Center
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Web site with programs, materials and information for teachers.
Source: BTC
Resource Type: Web site

The Garbage Game
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Fast-paced environmental board game designed to raise awareness of pollution prevention, waste minimization, and common solid waste disposal practices.
Source: The Garbage Game
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

WormWoman Catalog
Abstract: MATERIALS SOURCES: Source for books and videos on vermicomposting and how to do it in your classroom.
Source: Worm Woman
Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Peaks to Prairies is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (northeast), WRRC (southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (southwest), P2RIC (plains), Peaks to Prairies (mountain), WRPPN (Pacific southwest), PPRC (northwest).