Effects of Human Interactions on Their Environment
These sites focus on the effects of human interactions on their environment. Learn about human activities that can have beneficial or harmful effects on other organisms. Find out what you can do to conserve the environment. There are links to eThemes Resources on Habitat: Forests: Threats and Wildlife Conservation.
EEK! Environmental Education for Kids! Teacher Pages
Includes news, calendar, resources and teaching activities. Topics covered: changing the land, conducting a fish survey, critter search, "deer talk" activity, identifying alien invaders, incredible shrinking wolf habitat, life of a gypsy moth, make a recycle bird feeder, maple syrup time activities, milkweed check-up, my ton of trash, hey! what's this? wetland habitat, preserve a snowflake, save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, staying warm winter experiments, tracks!, and trees and air quality.
Lesson Plan: Humans are Living Organisms Too
This 25-page PDF file has a lesson plan with five activities for teaching students about the effects of human interactions on other living organisms. Find out what human activities have harmful or beneficial effects to other organisms.
Learn all about recycling and the effects it can have on a community using this interactive activity.
Litter and Pollution
This page provides information on the effects of litter and its pollution to wildlife. Find out how to help decrease toxins in environment.
Adventures of the Garbage Gremlin
This 17 page PDF published by the EPA discusses the importance of recycling; includes learning activities.
Wildlife: Just One Piece of the Picture
In this lesson, students work in groups to study a particular animal and its habitat. Then they identify human activities that impact the animal habitat.
Save an Animal Board Game: Impact of Human Activity or Natural Disasters
Use a board game to engage students to learn about human activities and natural disasters that could impact an amimal's survival.
Missouri Stream Team
This page has PDF fact sheets that provide information on how to conserve streams and aquatic resources.
National Geographic: Earth Day Every Day
This lesson plan helps students realize how they can improve their local environment for the sake of communities.
Discover upcoming conservation events planned nationwide, find out what ordinary people are doing in their communities to help conserve, and learn more about how you can get involved.
U.S.Dept. of Agriculture: Conservation Education
Learn how to conserve our countries natural resources. Information includes national programs and curriculums, service learning opportunities, and rich resources and materials for conservation education.
eThemes Resource: Habitat: Forests: Threats
Learn about the ecological problems facing many forests. The issues include acid rain, air pollution, logging, tree diseases, and more. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on forests.
eThemes Resource: Wildlife Conservation
These sites focus on wildlife conservation. Learn how to help conserve rare, threatened, and endangered species and their habitats as well as promote conservation awareness in a community. Also understand the effect of animal's extinction on nature and human. Includes a lesson plan and activities. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Animals: Endangered Species.