Environmental Links

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The sites listed below are diverse and include:  educational activities for kids, curricula for teachers and coursework for environmental regulators. 

Disclaimer:  Fairfax County does not endorse any of the listed Internet sites. This information is provided as a general public service only.

Clean Fairfax Council
Learn about school programs, upcoming events and more!

Environmental Education
Primarily of interest to teachers, this site has information about environmental grants and fellowships, assessment tools, partnerships, etc.

First Kids: The Official Kids' Portal for the U.S. Government
Explore links to hundreds of cool, earth-friendly sites such as: NASA for Kids Only; EPA: Environmental Kids Club; Eek! Recycling and Beyond Activity Pages; Darby Duck and the Aquatic Crusaders, etc. Students can design a make-believe habitat for pandas, play animated games, set up a family disaster plan, receive homework help, and so much more. Information is divided by grade level and then by subject area. There is also a special section for teachers.

Park Topics
Serving all teachers and learners, this website provides a wealth of educational resources.

Waste Information for Students, Teachers and Environmental Regulators
This site provides materials for teachers, kids, students, and researchers to develop an increased knowledge of solid waste issues. Content includes teaching curricula, games and activities as well as coursework for regulators and consumers.

Your Environment, Your Choice
Teenagers can see how their daily choices affect the environment. Site includes green career choices, ideas for community action, games, quizzes and additional resources.

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