Ideas for school and youth group projects for environmental protection and natural resource management.
Air Pollution – What’s the Solution?
This website is for students in grades middle through high school. It offers an assortment of activities and real time measurements for air pollution.
EE and Climate Activities from the NAAEE
Get environmental education activities and materials for learning about air and the climate from the North American Association for Environmental Education.
EPA Classroom Activities to learn about air
Learn about the impact that pollution has on living organisms, learn about radon, sunsets and smell an onion.
Indoor Air Quality for Schools
How can your school or district make a healthy indoor environment a priority? One way is through the development of an indoor air quality (IAQ) management program — which can save money, improve health, and decrease student and staff absenteeism through simple, low-cost actions. Check out the Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools provided by the EPA.
Learn about indoor and outdoor air pollution and acid rain.
Virginia’s Natural Resources Education Guide
Air Pollution and Environmental Quality Resources
American Lung Association
Learn about toxics in the air and what impact they have on air quality.
Air Pollution – Science Fair Projects and Experiments
Science Fair Projects
Adopt a Living Thing Programs in Virginia
Maymont Park – Richmond – Adopt-a-Living Thing
The Virginia Aquarium Adopt-a-Sea Turtle
The Virginia Living Museum – Adopt-a-Living Thing
Taking Care of Wildlife
The Wildlife Center
Wildlife Rescue League
Audubon Virginia Important Bird Areas
Virginia Society of Orinthology
Watchable Wildlife – The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
National or State Organizations with Virginia Affiliates
Alice Ferguson Foundation
Izzak Walton League of Virginia
The Nature Conservancy – Headquarters in Arlington, VA
Clean Virginia Waterways
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Save Our Streams
Virginia Water Quality Council
Chesapeake Bay – Science, Restoration and Partnership
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Project Learning Tree
Your Backyard Classroom
Building a Natural Habitat- DGIF
Native Plants for Conservation, Restoration, and Landscaping – DCR
Native Plants “Shore Thing” Campaign – DEQ
Habitats and Species in Virginia Backyard Wildlife Habitats – Virginia Cooperative Extension
Virginia Animals and their Habitats – 2nd Grade Unit Department of Education Conserving Natural Resources
Stewardship Virginia Natural Heritage Program – DCR
Natural Resources Conservation Service – Virginia office of the United States Department of Agriculture
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Virginia Master Naturalists
Virginia Master Gardeners Conservation Easements
Land Trust of Virginia Virginia Outdoors Foundations
Office of Wetlands and Water Protection - DEQ
Wetlands in Virginia