CDC - Environmental Health
The various effects on human health from pollution and environmental damage, from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Over 1200 documents about the environment and related topics –
presented as a public service by the National Council for Science and
Earth Trends: the
Environmental Information Portal
Select from many environmental topics for a searchable
database, data tables, country files, maps and other features for each
topic. Provided by the World Resources Institute.
Education for Kids
Select “Our Earth” for easy to read information
on a variety of environmental concerns. This electronic magazine is
aimed at students in grades 4-8 – from the Wisconsin Dept. of
Environmental Literacy Council: Sitemap
Information and web links on environmental topics from the Environmental Literacy Council. Junior High and High School.
The Green Guide
Describes itself as an “environmental lifestyle newsletter and
website…of consumer service and environmental advocacy”.
Issues vary but extend from information about situations close to the
home (food, health, home products) to situations around the world. Presented by National Geographic.
Keep America Beautiful: Kids' Zone
Games and tips on recycling and litter reduction from Keep America Beautiful. Elementary.
Learn the Issues | US EPA
The United States Environmental Protection Agency's guide to the types of environmental pollution, their effects, and how they can be reduced. High School.
NRDC's Green Squad
An interactive game to identify the environmental impacts in the classroom. Elementary, Junior High.
Nature Challenge 4 Kids
The David Suzuki Foundation challenges kids to take action to protect the environment. Elementary.
Select air, conservation, ecosystems, health, waste and recycling, water
or environmental basics for information provided by the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA).
The National Library of Medicine presents an interactive exploration of the toxic substances that can be encountered in everyday life. High School.
TUNZA for Children
The United Nations Environment Programme's site for children on environmental issues and actions.
Where You Live
Enter your zip code for environmental information about your community,
search the air quality index, find ozone maps, search the toxic release
inventory, and more from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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