President’s Environmental Youth Awards - http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/peya/index.html
This program recognizes youth across America for projects which demonstrate their commitment to the environment. Projects submitted in the past have covered a wide range of topics, including recycling programs in schools and communities, construction of nature preserves and major tree planting programs. Application information and forms are available on the Web site.
Recycle City - http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity
This site is full of games, activities, graphics and facts about recycling. The Web site is a project of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 9 office, in San Francisco.
Rocky Mountain Institute for Kids - http://www.rmi.org/sitepages/pid468.php
The Rocky Mountain Institute has information on energy and water for students and teachers. The site is designed for kids in grades 4–6, but the links and teacher information are useful for students of any age. Provides useful information on how to conserve energy and water.
Roofus’ Solar & Efficient Home - http://www1.eere.energy.gov/kids/roofus
This site, from the U.S. Department of Energy, is an activity-based site for kids. It encourages them to find out what makes a house energy smart.
Smart Energy Use– U.S. Department of Energy - http://www.energy.gov/forstudentsandkids.htm
Learn fun facts about the smart use of energy with contests and competitions for kids as well as listings of available scholarships and internships. Click on the “More Kids Pages” tab for countless other education sites to explore.
Students and Kids (Smart Energy Use) – U.S. Department of Energy - http://www.energy.gov/forstudentsandkids.htm
Learn fun facts about how to conserve energy. There are contests and competitions for kids as well as listings of scholarships and internships available.
TL! Kids – Leaving a Good Impression - http://www.treadlightly.org/tlkids
Tread Lightly! has developed some basic principles kids can follow to minimize their impact on the environment. Kids can download pages from a coloring book and a Web banner they can use on their own Web sites that will help educate people of all ages to minimize their impact on the outdoors. The site features a Youth Outreach Kit to help educators teach outdoor ethics, as well as a pledge card.
Tox Town: An Interactive Guide to Commonly Encountered Toxic Substances - http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov
This site provides a detailed interactive tour of a town and a city community. Learn about commonly encountered toxic substances and environmental health risks you may encounter in everyday life in everyday places.