Environmental Kids Club - The EPA’s Web
site for kids. Full of games, pictures, and
Illinois EPA: Kids and the Environment - An
interactive learning atmosphere, and offer
information for kids and educators.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Education site- The Division of Education is
responsible for the development and
dissemination of educational programs and
materials and for training in their use.
National Arbor Day Foundation for Kids-
Packed with interactive fun for kids
National Association of Conservation Districts
- Environmental Education page
National Geographic Kids
University of Illinois Extension: Just for Kids
Service: Just for Kids
US Fish and
Wildlife Especially for Kids
Wildlife Federation Education - Exploring,
understanding and appreciating the natural
World Wildlife Foundation - Fun and Games-
play one of our interactive games and learn
about endangered species, wild places and global
challenges along the way.
The Classroom--Program that helps students
acquire knowledge to function effectively as
agriculturally literate citizens. Teaches
students the role of agriculture in the total
Farm Service Agency for Kids--Teaches kids
about FSA and agriculture. Links to other kids
pages, games, trivia, etc.
The kids Ag page
Illinois Corn Growers Education page
4-H virtual Farm - Visit 4-H virtual farm
and discover why farming is part of your live
even if you don’t live on a farm.
Service Agency (FSA)--FSA stabilizes farm
income, helps farmers conserve land and water
resources, and helps farm operations recover
from the effects of disaster.
USDA for Kids--This site teaches kids about
agriculture, conservation, and natural
Animal Inn--An information and education
program that focuses on the value of dead,
dying, and hollow trees for wildlife.
Bat Conservation International--Learn more
about bats and what we can do to preserve them.
Bugguide.net - community site with
user-submitted images for identification,
information on insect groups.
Cats Indoors --Information about how to keep
birds and other wildlife safe with cats around.
Wildlife--Dedicated to the protection of all
native wild animals and plants in their natural
Endangered Species - Learn all about
endangered species and what you can do to help
them from the Fish and Wildlife Service.
How to Know the Earth's Plants and Animals--Discover
nature first by identifying plants and animals
in your backyard.
Migratory Bird Day - Celebrates the
incredible journey of migratory birds.
can learn about the Web of Life and how to
defend our wildlife by reading or playing games.
Project - (LEP) is conservation and
environmental education curriculum based on the
classic writings of the renowned
conservationist, Aldo Leopold.
National Biological Information Infrastructure
- Your home for biological information on the
organizations, businesses and government to
protect wildlife, wild places and the
Natureserve - Providing scientific basis for
effective conservation. A Pictorial Guide to
Birds of Prey
Common Birds of Illinois
Wild - A wildlife focused conservation
education program for k-12 students and their
Environmental Education Resources
Ecokids - Earth Day Canada's environmental
education program for youth who care about the
-Environmental Education Association of
Illinois. A group of concerned citizens who
are interested in educating people about the
environment. Hosts exciting conferences and
programs about saving the
EEK! Environmental Education for Kids -
Information about plants animals and the world
Link - Environmental Education. Lists
upcoming events and programs that might be of
interest to members of NAAEE.
Electronic Teaching Assistance Program. A
consortium of leading education organizations
and institutions working to build high quality,
sustainable, coordinated and comprehensive EE
programs across the United States.
Teacher - A magazine by and for educators to
enhance environmental and global education
across the curriculum at all grade levels.
- A searchable database of environmental
education programs and facilities in Illinois.
The Learning Web - Dedicated to K-12
education and lifelong learning. Here you can
explore things about the Earth, such as land,
water, plants, animals, and maps.
Acorns - Fostering a connection to nature
NAAEE - North
American Association for Environmental
Education. Professionals, students, and
volunteers trying to promote education about
Environmental Education Training Foundation
- Supports a wide variety of environmental
education efforts including research,
conferences and trainings.
National Project for Excellence in the
Environmental Education - A program designed
to identify and provide examples of high quality
|Plants & Gardening
American Forests - Resources for kids
Backyard Conservation - bringing
Conservation to your backyard.
Gardening with kids - Tips about gardening
projects with kids.
Kids Gardening - helping young minds to grow
Project Learning Tree - Project Learning
Tree® (PLT) is a multi-disciplinary
environmental education program for educators
and students in PreK-grade 12.
Rain Garden Initiative - An environmental
initiative of the Lieutenant Governor’s Office
to help prevent flooding and improve storm water
America Recycles Day -
A national grassroots
campaign dedicated to increasing the purchase of
recycled content products.
The Illinois Sustainable Education Project
Materials incorporate energy
efficiency and recycling into a variety of
Earth 911 kids -
Help make Earth Day every
day with information, fun games and activities,
great environmental links, and more
The Dirt on Soil - A link to the Discovery
Dr. Dirt- (K-8) - Links to teaching
resources and activities
The Field Museum Underground Adventure -
Find out what life would be like if you lived
SK worm - The official annelid, or worm, of
the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural
Resources Conservation Service answers students
questions about soil.
Soil Science Education Website - Helps
people understand soils. Links for kids,
students, and teachers.
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
- Provides information on how communities can
use resources efficiently, protect and enhance
quality of life, and create healthy communities
that can sustain our generation, as well as
those that follow ours.
Redefining Progress - This organization
gives information about consuming too many
natural resources and how we can use less land
to support our lifestyle.
Sierra Club-Stop Sprawl - Find out what
suburban sprawl is doing to our natural
resources and open space, and find out how we
can keep our neighborhoods safe.
Groundwater Primer - This computer program
presents the basic concepts of ground water.
IL State Water
Survey - Primary agency in Illinois
concerned with water and atmospheric resources.
Data, maps, and surveys available.
Rivers Network -Protecting rivers and
streams of Illinois.
- Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is
a nonprofit water education program and
publisher for educators and young people ages
- Helping people understand, protect and restore
rivers and their watersheds.
The Web -Teaches students how to solve
real-world environmental problems having to do
with water quality and conservation.
Science for Schools
Wetlands Education -Activities, Curriculum,
Education Programs, Teaching Tools, and Links
about wetlands, in and out of your area.
World Water Monitoring Day - Educates
students and citizens how the actions of
individuals in a watershed can impact
environmental quality and human health.