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Climate change

Climate Classroom from National Wildlife Federation

http://climateclassroomkids.org/climate101/ (external)

Climate from NOAA

http://www.education.noaa.gov/Climate/ (external)

Community Learning Network Teacher Resource List

http://www.cln.org/themes/global_warming.html (external)

King County’s Response to Climate Change

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/climate.aspx

US EPA Climate Change

http://epa.gov/climatechange/index.html (external)

WA Department of Ecology Climate Change

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/climatechange/index.htm (external)

WA Department of Ecology Shrink Your Carbon Footprint

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/forms/carbonfootprint_pledge.html (external)

Earth Day and Earth Day projects

Earth Day Network

http://www.earthday.org/ (external)

Grocery Bag Project

http://www.earthdaybags.org/ (external)

Electronic waste

King County Take It Back Network

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/takeitback/index.asp

Facts about waste

Cedar Hills Landfill

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/about/landfills.asp

Waste Calculator

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/ecoconsumer/calculator.asp

Worldwatch Institute Good Stuff Guide

http://www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/44 (external)

Field Trips

Cascade Recycling Center

http://www.wmnorthwest.com/cascaderecycling/tour.html (external)

King County Landfill and Transfer Stations

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/about/tours.asp

Sea-Dru-Nar Recycling

http://www.seadrunarrecycling.com/ (external)

Gardening and native plants

Kids Gardening – National Garden Association

http://www.kidsgardening.com/ (external)

King County Northwest Native Plant Guide

http://green.kingcounty.gov/GoNative/Index.aspx

Natural Yard Care

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/naturalyardcare/index.asp

Yard Talk

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/nw-yard-and-garden/yard-talk.aspx
also on King County Television (KCTV)

Grants and awards

King County Green Team Mini-Grant

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/elementaryschool/documents/GreenTeamGrant.pdf (PDF, 175 K)

King County Hazards on the Homefront Mini-Grants

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/education/minigrants.asp

King County Urban Reforestation and Habitat Restoration Grant Fund

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/grants-and-awards/grant-exchange.aspx
These grants are not available in 2013-2014.

Washington Sustainable Schools Awards

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/terryhusseman.html (external)

Household hazardous product education

Health Effects of Common Chemicals

http://www.asmalldoseof.org/ (external)

Household Products Health and Safety Database

http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/ (external)

Local Hazardous Waste Management Program Resources for Schools

http://www.lhwmp.org/home/educators/index.aspx

Natural Resources and Defense Council – Environment and Health

http://www.nrdc.org/health/kids/default.asp (external)

Kids pages

Cool School Challenge

http://coolschoolchallenge.org/ (external)

Environmental Resources for Teachers and Students

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/teachers-students.aspx

King County Groundwater Protection Program/The Groundwater Story

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/groundwater/education/animation.aspx

King County Quizzes, Games & Fun Facts

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/education/fun-facts.asp

Recycling and paper Arts and Crafts for Kids

http://www.articlemyriad.com/recycling-paper-arts-crafts-for-kids/ (external)

US EPA Student and Educator Pages

http://www.epa.gov/students/index.html (external)

WA Department of Ecology Kids Page

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidspage/ (external)

Recycling information

King County Recycling Information

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/garbage-recycling/index.asp

Washington State Recycling Association

http://www.wsra.net/ (external)

What Do I Do With…?

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/wdidw/

Waste prevention

Green Holidays

http://www.kcgreenholidays.com/

New American Dream

http://www.newdream.org/index.php (external)

Waste-free Lunches

http://www.wastefreelunches.org/ (external)

Waste Prevention Tips

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/wasteprevention/index.asp

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Updated: Nov. 27, 2013


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