RR Cool Links

Updated: 4/13/2011 02:16:51 PM

Recycle Raccoon Cool Links

All Ages (***Lesson Plan Resources Available on this site)

http://www.epa.gov/kids/  (Environmental Protection Agency)
This site has games, research information, ways to get involved, and covers everything associated with the environment.*** 

http://earth911.org/just-for-kids/  (Earth 911)
This site has games, a pledge to sign, and information on how to set up an environmental club.*** 

  http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/index.htm (EPA)
This site has the Planet Protectors Club with games and activities.  Also, there are cool photos and clip art available.*** 

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/  (US Dept of Energy)
On this site you'll find links to educational and training resources on energy, particularly energy efficiency and renewable energy.  Job postings and internships may be of particular interest for older audiences.*** 

http://www.earthday.net/  (Earth Day Network)
This site is all things Earth Day with lots of information on how to get involved in earth-related projects, information on CFL’s, figuring out your ecological footprint, a kids page, and lots more.*** 

http://www.grrn.org/  (Grassroots Recycling Network)
Information on zero waste and sustainable living including a message board.  There is also a kids section. 

 Elementary Links 

http://meetthegreens.pbskids.org/features/  (Public Broadcasting System)
A cartoon family shares easy ways to be green. 

http://www.p2pays.org/recycleguys  (North Carolina Department of the Environment and Natural Resources)
This site has games, links, and music videos to watch.*** 

http://www.planetpals.com/  (Individual Activist & Educator)
This site has characters with their own songs and games.*** 

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/  (Wisconsin DNR)
This site has games and activities on all environmental issues including biomes and recycling (located under ‘Our Earth’)  Also shows environmental careers.*** 

http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/action/way04.html  (Public Broadcasting System)
This site has fun activities that are earth friendly.  From the TV Show Zoom! 

http://www.kidsrecycle.org/index.php
Information on zero waste, kids in the news, and music.*** 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/index.cfm  (Earth Day Canada)
Great information and fun games.*** 

 Late Elementary to Middle School Links 

http://www.planetpals.com/  (Individual Activist & Educator)
This site has games, poetry, and an E-Zine 

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/  (Wisconsin DNR)
This site has games and activities on all environmental issues including biomes and recycling (located under ‘Our Earth’)  Also shows environmental careers.*** 

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidspage/  (Washington State Recycling Department)
This site has fact pages on all types of recycling as well as games and links. 

http://www.energyhog.org/  (Alliance to Save Energy)
This site provides great information about energy and has a lot of great video games.*** 

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/index.cfm  (Earth Day Canada)
Great information and fun games.*** 

 High School to Adult Links 

http://earth911.org/composting/
Wide span of information on composting, mulching, and vermi-composting 

http://www.seac.org/  (Activist Group)
This site is a student organization on high school and college campuses.  Steps on how to get your own environmental club up and running. 

http://www.rustletheleaf.com/index.html#  (Individual Activist)
This site has a weekly comic strip, e-cards, and a running total of CFL’s purchased & the environmental impact.*** 

http://www.re3.org/  (North Carolina Department of the Environment and Natural Resources)
This site has hilarious commercials to promote recycling made by teens & college students.  

http://www.footprintnetwork.org/gfn_sub.php?content=footprint_overview  (Activist Group)
Use the links on the left to see carbon footprints from around the world as well as figure out your own. 

http://www.epa.gov/wastewise/  (EPA)
Waste reduction and global warming information. 

  http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/index.htm  (EPA)
This site is all things related to waste, recycling, climate change, and hazardous waste.  It is very informative. 

***Lesson Plan Resources Available on this site 

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