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Mr Habitat's Song Book
Bill Oliver is called an environmental troubadour in the US. Here is a collection of the words to some of his environmental songs for kids.

Eco Kids Teacher Resources
Lots of activities, including printable ones with direct Canadian curriculum links for appropriate grade levels. There are links to Eco-mentors which partners high school students with elementary ones, lists of environmental speakers by province (and town), and a place for kids to have their say.

Government of Canada – Calendar Club
Join NRCat to tour the Tree house and look at different aspects of energy. The site also has a link for teachers to get the Climate Change Kit, which has information on how to introduce and teach climate change and how the children can take these ideas home.

Bobbie Bigfoot
Lesson plans and activities for elementary and middle school on reducing ecological footprints, waste reduction, smart energy choices.

Council of Outdoors Educators of Ontario
Links to programs, camps for outdoor education, resources, conferences, monthly newsletter, quarterly journal.

 

Active and Safe Routes to School
Parent driven organization promotes getting to school without driving. Ideas for International Walk to School, Walk-to-school days, Walk/Wheel Wednesdays, and curriculum fits are also included.

Ontario Society for Environmental Educators
Site has listing of current events and links to other sites.

Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication
Group has monthly French and English newsletters, conferences.

Endangered Species in Endangered Spaces
Hosted by the Royal BC Museum, the site includes lesson plans for Grade 2-3, 4 and 7 (BC curriculum based) on animal habitats and ecology.

World Wildlife Foundation
Links for middle to high school students to resources and games.

My Foot Print
Calculate your ecological footprint and find ways to reduce it.

This website developed and supported by Dearness Environmental Society www.dearness.ca