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  • Alliance For The Great Lakes
    The Alliance for The Great Lakes works to conserve and restore the lakes through policy, education, and local efforts. The organization also works to educate local communities of how they can help preserve the Great Lakes region.

  • Bill Nye The Science Guy
    Visit Bill Nye's site about planetary, physical, and life science. Conduct experiments, ask questions, and view episodes of Bill Nye's award-winning show.

  • EnviroLink
    EnviroLink is an online community that links hundreds of international organizations with people to provide environmental information and news.

  • Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Kids Club
    Join the club to explore the environment and learn how to protect it.

  • Environmental Resources Center
    The ERC promotes educated decision making on natural resource issues by working in partnership with individuals, community leaders, and professionals to develop research-based educational programs and materials.

  • Globetree
    Join the Water Drop as it learns that clean water is not accessible for all children around the world.

  • The Groundwater Foundation
    The Groundwater Foundation educates and motivates people to care for and protect groundwater. Learn the value and vulnerability of groundwater and take actions now to protect it.

  • The Groundwater Foundation: Kids Corner
    Learn about groundwater and the water cycle, conduct your own experiments, and play games and puzzles about water.

  • The International Secretariat for Water
    The International Secretariat for Water believes that ensuring access to water is one method to attaining social and political stability throughout the world. In 2002, the ISW conducted the World Youth Parliament for Water which gathered 14 to 18 year-olds from 24 counties. It was designed to allow youth to reflect on the challenges raised by water management in their respective countries and throughout the world.

  • International Year of the Ocean
    Visit this site to learn about marine biology and ecology. Read fun facts, download activities about coral reefs, fish, seals and sea lions, and whales, and view photos. Educators can download the Educator's Guide to the Year of the Ocean.

  • Kids Do Ecology
    Learn about world biomes, marine mammals, and conservation projects. Teachers, find out how to integrate ecology into classroom.

  • MedlinePlus: Drinking Water
    The National Institutes of Health's site on drinking water. Find out about water related issues, organizations, and laws and policies pertaining to drinking water.

  • National Aquarium
    The National Aquarium's website helps to create enduring connections between people and the aquatic world and to cultivate knowledge about the aquatic world and its relationship with humans.

  • National Aquarium: Kids Club
    Join Seymour, the toy scuba diver, as he experiences the wonders of the ocean and learns about conservation.

  • PBS Kids: EekoWorld
    EekoWorld is designed to help children between the ages of 6 and 9 learn about the important role they can play in taking care of the earth. EekoWorld (Environmental Education for Kids Online) features an engaging and interactive format that invites children to explore, experiment, and collaborate as they learn about conservation and the environment.

    SCIENCE & THE CITY is the webzine for the New York Academy of Sciences whose purpose is to engage the public in all that is happening at the juncture of science and culture in and around New York City.

  • Smithsonian Education
    A place to explore, discover, and learn arts, science, nature, history, culture, places, and people.

  • Smithsonian: "Ocean Planet"
    An online companion site to the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition: "Ocean Planet." The site includes the text and most panels from the traveling exhibition as well as a variety of educational materials associated with the exhibit.

  • U.S. Geological Survey: Water Science for Schools
    Find information of many aspects of water, including pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can post opinions and test your water knowledge.

  • Water Environment Federation
    WEF is dedicated to improving water quality. The international organization has members from a variety of disciplines who work toward the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment.

  • World Water Council
    The World Water Council is an international organization whose mission is "to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life on earth."

  • World Wildlife Fund
    World Wildlife Fund leads international efforts to protect endangered species and their habitats. WWF works in more than 100 countries around the globe to conserve the diversity of life on earth. WWF focuses its conservation efforts on three goals -- saving endangered species, protecting endangered habitats, and addressing global threats.

  • World Wildlife Fund: Kids Treehouse
    Kids can help save the environment too. Learn about endangered species and what you can do to help save them.

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