Online Curriculum Materials

The following links will take you to websites with available materials for developing an environmental curriculum. 

ABCs of Ecology: An Educator’s Guide to Learning Outside
A 230-page book geared primarily toward upper elementary school students, includes hands on activities organized into lessons, experimental activities, and reproducible worksheets.

Beneath the Shell
Teacher’s curriculum guide that covers non-point source pollution and its impact on New Jersey shellfish. Lessons are applicable for students in grades 1st through 8th.

Bridges to the Natural World
Curriculum guide for elementary teachers and their students to gain a better understanding of their local New Jersey environment.

Healthy Water, Healthy People
Curriculum aims to encourage investigator on the connections between water quality and environmental and human health. Includes 25 hands-on lessons. A testing kit, and manual are also available.
Phone: (609) 984-0583 or (609) 292-2113

Kids in the Creek
Curriculum that provides students with a method of assessing stream health and aquatic insects.

Curriculum guide for middle and high school students to gain a better understanding of their local NJ environment. Includes lessons on watersheds, water quality, and developing a sense of connection between people and the environment.

Project Learning Tree
An award-winning environmental education program designed to help students learn how to think rather than what to think. Resources offered by the organization include educational materials, professional development training and networking opportunities.

Project WET
A national, interdisciplinary science and education program for formal and non-formal educators of K-12 students focusing on water use.

Project WILD
A national curriculum focused on wildlife, geared to K-12 educators, that introduces concepts such as food chains, habitat, and carrying capacity in fun and interactive ways.

Trout in the Classroom
An educational activity that allows teachers to raise brook trout eggs in the classroom. Geared toward middle and high school students.

WILD School Sites
Sites are places where teachers can use the outdoors “as is” for learning throughout the curriculum, or to develop on-site habitats that benefit local wildlife. Workshops extend student learning from “awareness to action” on a school’s property.

WOW! Wonders of Wetlands
Curriculum for K-12 educators that focuses on wetland definitions, soils, hydrology, plants, animals, and supply issues. Includes 40 lessons and 70 pages of background material.
Phone: (609) 984-0583 or (609) 292-2113

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