EPA Environmental Kids Club - http://www.epa.gov/kids
Explore the environment and learn how to protect it using games, pictures and stories. Main topics include: air, water, garbage and recycling, plants and animals and the environment. Find links to games and activities. Use the Teaching Center to get ideas on community service projects, scholarships, lesson plans and grants.
Fill ‘Er Up…with Soybeans and Corn Please - http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/transportation/story4/biotext.htm
Find basic information for young kids on alternative fuels, from the Agricultural Research Service.
Guided Tour on Wind Energy – Danish Wind Industry Association - http://www.windpower.org/en/tour.htm
This site provides lessons on wind power. Learn about wind by clicking one of the following links: turbine sitting, energy output, how does it work, generators, turbine design, manufacturing, electrical grid, environment, economics, history of wind energy and wind energy manual. Then test your knowledge by taking a quiz on wind energy.
Helpful Hints for Planet Earth - http://pocanticohills.org/earthday/earthday.htm
From a first-grade class in Sleepy Hollow, New York, comes this site dedicated to Earth Day events. The site offers an Earth Day quiz, fun things to do, as well as books to read about the annual event.
Kids Corner - http://www.groundwater.org/kc/kc.html
Kids can learn what groundwater is and how they can help protect it from contamination. This site also has resources for teachers, such as classroom activities.
Kids Links – Teaching Green (EcoMall) - http://www.ecomall.com/biz/kidslinks.htm
This site provides links to educational, activity oriented, as well as entertaining Web sites that are student appropriate. Most sites contain quizzes, hands-on project ideas, Earth Day projects, lesson plans and guides for teachers, science experiments and games.
Kids Web- King County Natural Resources Kids Page - http://www.metrokc.gov/dnr/kidsweb/solid_waste_main.htm
Discover how much garbage the average King County resident produces, where it goes, how it can be reduced and how a landfill works.
Leonardo DiCaprio – Kids - http://www.leonardodicaprio.org/kids
Kids can learn about recycling with fun activities, complete environmental word puzzles, take the Forget-Me-Not Wilderness Pledge and become a Habitat Hero by pledging to do environmental activities. This site also has a listing of Eco-Music for kids.
National Geographic Kids - http://kids.nationalgeographic.com
This site for kids contains videos, interactive adventures and activities, puzzles and games, as well as stories about nature and the environment. Kids can even create their own MyPage that let’s them organize what they discover at the site. There’s a link to the National Geographic Explorer Magazine, which is geared to kids in grades 2-6.
Pesticides - http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/kids
This site, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, provides a wealth of information for kids, students and teachers on pesticides. Learn ways to protect the environment while having some fun.