Pennsylvania Resources Council
Pennsylvania Resources Council's mission is to promote conservation of our natural resources and protection of scenic beauty through public education and outreach in a collaborative effort with government agencies, business, charitable foundations and other nonprofit organizations. PRC's website, www.prc.org, features energy conservation tips, student conservation tips and an environmental resource guide. PRC offers teacher workshops, classroom programs and assembly programs in schools. Program topics include anti-litter, water monitoring, recycling and energy.

National Geographic Society
National Geographic Society provides educational materials designed for students in all grades at www.nationalgeographic.com. Topics include earth, physical, and environmental sciences. A free catalogue lists related materials, including videos, books, atlases, globes, software, maps, posters, Wonders of Learning kits, Picture Pack transparency sets, interactive videodiscs and CD-ROMs.

Envirothon
Envirothon is an annual outdoor program involving teams of high school students in local, regional and national competitions relating to knowledge of soils, forestry, wildlife, aquatic ecology and environmental issues. It is funded by grants and donations from businesses. Contact Nelson Strong, Division of Soil and Water Conservation, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, 4383 Fountain Square Drive B-3, Columbus OH 43224-1385. You can visit the national Envirothon website at www.envirothon.org/.

The Environmental Education Council of Ohio
The Environmental Education Council of Ohio (EECO) provides leadership and resources for environmental education throughout the state of Ohio. Information is available at www.eeco-online.org

Green Schools Web Site
The Green Schools program helps schools use energy efficiently through building retrofits, changes in operational and maintenance routines, and changes in the behavior of building users. The program encourages students, teachers, custodians, administrators and community partners to work together toward a common goal - saving energy and money. For more information, visit the Green Schools website at www.ase.org/greenschools.

 

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