Environmental Science for Kids

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Environmental Science

The field of environmental science strives to understand the complex systems of the natural world and the effects of human actions upon it. Use the Environmental Science Web Guide to learn the basics of environmental science and stay up to date on news and developments in the field. Students will find resources for learning about issues in environmental science, and teachers will find sites to help them teach the subject.

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Basics of Environmental Science

Though environmental issues are in the news, on the world stage and at our grocers, the basic ... read more »

Environmental Science for Kids

Environmental science is a booming field for young scientists and is taught at the earliest stages of school. There are many sites on environmental science for kids designed to educate and entertain children, introducing basic concepts to young ones and helping older kids with their school projects.

Insights for Environmental Science for Kids

  • Many educational sites for kids use plug-ins for multimedia content and games. Visit the sites below before your child does to ensure you have all the software necessary for them to function properly.
  • For older children, there are many sites that offer guidance with projects, but they are not substitutes for original work. Environmental science is most often a hands-on endeavor. Impress on your child that online study aides are just that: aides, and not answer centers.
  • The sites recommended here are all free but there are also many great science sites for children that charge fees for use, including the popular BrainPOP Jr. Talk to your child’s teacher about setting up discounted school or class accounts.

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Resources for Environmental Science Teachers

Environmental science involves many different disciplines, and is very research- and project-based. ... read more »

Environmental Science News and Blogs

Environmental science is a fast-moving field and a hot topic in the news. There are plenty of sites ... read more »

Education and Career Opportunities in Environmental Science

Environmental science is expanding rapidly in both the professional and academic sphere; a number ... read more »

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