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The Global Green Deal
Abstract: A positive article on how to change the course of human impacts on planet earth.
Source: Buckminster Fuller Institute
URL: http://www.bfi.org/green_deal.htm

Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence
Abstract: Provides a set of recommendations for evaluating and selecting environmental education materials. Guidelines can also help educators develop activity guides, lesson plans, and other instructional materials.
Source: NAAEE
URL: http://naaee.org/npeee/materials.php

Principles of Environmental Education
Abstract: Definition and components of Environmental Education.
Source: NAAEE
URL: http://www.eelink.net/principlesofenvironmentaleducation.html

Environmental Studies in the K-12 Classroom: A Teacher's View [PDF]
Abstract: Results of a survey of teachers on environmental education.
Source: NAAEE
URL: http://www.eelink.net/Survey2001.pdf

What is Environmental Education
Abstract: Promotes awareness and understanding of environmental education and its role in the formal education system with description and goals of EE and additional resource links.
Source: NAAEE
URL: http://eelink.net/environmentaleducationnetwork.html#ee

Ten Things You Can Do to Stop Wasting Energy
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/ENERGY CONSERVATION: List of ways to save energy in the home.
Source: Watts New
URL: http://www.wattsnew.com/wattsnew3/monster10/monstposter-GIF.html

Pack a No-Waste Lunch
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION: Ways to reduce waste by how you pack your lunch, what you pack it with, and what you purchase to eat.
Source: Reduce.org
URL: http://www.moea.state.mn.us/campaign/school/index.html#lunch

Lets Learn to Precycle
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION: Definition of precycling and list of ways to prevent the creation of waste.
Source: PlanetPals.com
URL: http://www.planetpals.com/precycle.html

How to Buy Sustainable Products
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION: A list of questions to keep in mind and ask yourself when choosing products.
Source: World Wise
URL: http://www.worldwise.com/buysusprod.html

Reduce the Hail of Unwanted Mail
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: Steps to reduce the amount of junk mail you receive.
Source: Reduce.org
URL: http://www.moea.state.mn.us/campaign/junkmail/index.html

Reducing Waste at Home
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: How to reduce the amount of waste your household produces including paper, packaging, cleaning products, paints and pesticides.
Source: Reduce.org
URL: http://www.moea.state.mn.us/campaign/home/index.html

Reduce Trash When You Shop
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION: What to think about when you are shopping so you create less waste.
Source: Reduce.org
URL: http://www.moea.state.mn.us/campaign/shopping/index.html

Questions and Answers About Septic Systems Additives
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: Ways to maintain the operation of your septic system in a question and answer format related to septic system additives.
Source: Montana Extension Pollution Prevention Program
URL: http://www.montana.edu/wwwated/septic.htm

Taking Action for Climate Change [PDF]
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/CONSUMER EDUCATION: A listing of 31 actions and choices to prevent pollution and related climate changes.
Source: World Wildlife Federation
URL: http://www.biodiversity911.org/climate_change/pdfs/climate_actions.pdf

The Killer in Your Yard
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: Describes household usage of pesticides, gives information on specific ones, and offers alternatives to pesticides in your yard.
Source: Audubon
URL: http://magazine.audubon.org/backyard/backyard0005.html

Household Hazardous Waste
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: Description of household hazardous waste (HHW) and options for products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides, that contain potentially hazardous ingredients and require special care when you dispose of them.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/muncpl/hhw.htm

MSW Disposal: Landfills
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: Offers information on the design and operation of landfills and offers alternatives to using landfills for waste.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/muncpl/disposal.htm

Conserving Water in the Kitchen [PDF]
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WASTE MANAGEMENT: Tips and suggestions for utilizing water more efficiently for cooking, washing and drinking.
Source: CSU
URL: http://www.montana.edu/wwwp2er/pdf/waterconservation.pdf

Consumer Choices
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION: How and why to shop for products and services that protect northern rockies landscapes and rural communitites. See the "Some Questions to Ask While You're Shopping" section near the bottom of the page.
Source: Corporation for the Northern Rockies
URL: http://www.northrock.org/consumer.html

Water Pollution Prevention and Conservation [PDF]
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION/WATER QUALITY: Ways and amounts of water used, and ways to prevent pollution.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/reg5rcra/wptdiv/p2pages/water.pdf

Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Ask your own science-related question or read the answers to questions others have asked.
Source: Mad Science Network
URL: http://www.madsci.org/submit.html

Base Camp Earth
Abstract: Participate in science as a Base Camp Earth or journalist explorer, includes virtual expeditions of emerging science issues to acquaint your students with both a contemporary science topic and inquiry-based learning.
Source: Base Camp Earth
URL: http://basecampearth.org/teach.htm

Dr. Art's Guide to Planet Earth
Abstract: CONSUMER EDUCATION: A book that provides a simple yet powerful way to understand how our planet works. Promotes individual empowerment related to environmental issues. Includes some on-line chapters.
Source: Dr. Art
URL: http://www.planetguide.net/

Environmental Education: Background and History
Abstract: Describes components of environmental education and links to additional information.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/eedefined.html

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
URL: http://www.wsu.edu/druniverse/

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
URL: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/env98.htm

Ask Jeeves for Schools
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Ask your own question.
Source: AJ Schools
URL: http://www.ajschools.com/

EnviroRangers P2 Web Club
Abstract: ACTIVITY: All age groups: WASTE MANAGEMENT: On-line pollution prevention web club with news, facts, and individual and group activities. Also includes teacher/leader section.
Source: MSU Extension
URL: http://www.montana.edu/wwwp2er/

Ask an Energy Expert
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: Receive responses to questions on renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Source: EERE
URL: http://www.eren.doe.gov/askanenergyexpert/

NAAEE Conference
Abstract: Pre-workshop discussion on Total Environmental Education including reference to Dr. Bora Simmons.
Source: NAAEE
URL: http://www.naaee.org/conferences/preconfdiscussion.php

Tbilisi Declaration
Abstract: Declaration adopted at first intergovernmental conference on environmental education.
Source: GDRC
URL: http://www.gdrc.org/uem/ee/tbilisi.html

Action Research: Community Problem Solving
Abstract: Description of the Action Research environmental education model developed by William B. Stapp, including 13 suggested steps for the development of community projects.
URL: http://www3.sympatico.ca/claude.poudrier/anglais/home/home.htm

Environmental Education Perspectives
Abstract: Developed to assist educators, associations, researchers, and others in understanding the evolution of environmental education (EE), the diversity of perspectives that encompass and impact the field, and the context in which recent issues concerning EE have emerged.
Source: NAAEE
URL: http://eelink.net/perspectives-overview.html

Using Environment-Based Education to Advance Learning Skills and Character Development [PDF]
Abstract: Describes the efficacy of environment-based education in helping young people become lifelong learners and leaders.
Source: National Environmental Education and Training Foundation
URL: http://www.neetf.org/pubs/EnviroEdReport.pdf

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
URL: http://www.eetap.org/index.php

Environmental Education Topics
Abstract: Definition of environmental education with further links, and listing of teacher resources.
Source: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
URL: http://www.ascd.org/cms/index.cfm?TheViewID=2104

Environmental Education and Environment-Based Education
Abstract: NEETF's Education and Environment (K-12) programs strive to build a strong connection between environmental education and the formal K-12 education sectors.
Source: The National Environmental Education and Training Foundation
URL: http://www.neetf.org/Education/index.shtm

Environmental Education Works
Abstract: Data, studies and case examples of how environmental education has a measurable impact on environmental protection and improved student learning including better results on standard tests.
Source: National Environmental Education and Training Foundation
URL: http://www.theeeworks.org/

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