Project Zero Waste OC - Resources for school and home waste reduction programs
School Gardens - Resources for Native and Vegetable Gardens
Where's My Water - Resources with a water focus
Take an energy audit with your students! Download the audit by clicking the links below.
School Energy Audit
Home Energy Audit
Take a trash audit with your students! Download the audit by clicking the links below. Trash audit is sponsored by OC Waste and Recycling.
School Trash Audit
Home Trash Audit
Education and the Environment Initiative
Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) page links to Lessons and Professional Development that are provided by the state. These lessons provide great pre and post activities, graphics and maps for the classroom, and student workbooks. They can all be downloaded free of charge. Sometimes there is funding for a hard copy of a lesson when attending an online training.
Download a List of Suggested EEI Pre/Post Lessons to Support Inside the Outdoors Programs:
Shipley and Mt. SAC Field Trips
Other 1st to 3rd Grade Field Trips
Preschool to 3rd Grade Traveling Scientist
4th to Middle School Field Trips
4th to Middle School Traveling Scientist
High School Water Lessons
Other Curriculums and Trainings
These curriculum books are usually supplied in conjunction with a training. Information is listed on their websites about trainings and curriculum.
Project Learning Tree
Wonders of Wetlands (WOW)
Citizen Science Projects
Citizen Science is when science research and data is collected by non-professional scientists. Some of these projects happen during a specific time of year and others are ongoing. Below are some links to help you and your school to become involved in these science project.
Community Collaborativ e Rain, Hail, & Snow Network (CoCoRaHS)
Cornell Labs - Bird Projects
Christmas Bird Count - Audubon
Lost Ladybug Project
National Wildlife Federation - Climate Focused
Natural History Museum