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EPA Teacher Resources

EPA LogoThe Environmental Protection Agency has a collection of websites and documents that can be used to explain environmental topics. These resources offer basic and clear information to assist in teaching students about the environment. The sub-themes include:

  • Air – acid rain, indoor air pollution, ozone, and radon;
  • Climate Change;
  • Conservation – energy, environmental stewardship, natural resources, and pollution prevention;
  • Ecosystems – ecology, endangered species, global warming, habitats, and watersheds;
  • Human Health – drinking water, fish advisories, indoor air, lead, ozone depletion, pesticides, radon, and smog;
  • In Your Neighborhood – databases, local issues, and maps;
  • Stewardship;
  • Waste & Recycling – garbage, household, hazardous & solid waste, landfills, superfund cleanups, and trash; and
  • Water– drinking water, ecosystems, lakes, oceans, rivers, water pollution, and watersheds.

The EPA also offers publications, awards and grants, workshops, conferences, student scholarships, community service projects, and a club for kids. Read more here.

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