Advocate for Solar Power
Learn how to take positive action in solar advocacy in your local community and state. Background information and research from Solar United Neighbors.
Virginia Zoo : Zooperlative Award
Information on the Virginia Zoo Zooperlative Award. The Virginia Zoo chooses one project from grades 3-5 and one project from grades 6-8. Projects are scored based on their environmental impact, conservation and sustainability.
VIMS BRIDGE Ocean Science Beyond the Classroom
Includes Museums & Aquaria, Research Organizations & Institutions, National Marine Sanctuaries, and Virtual Expeditions.
VIMS BRIDGE Ocean Science Student Center
Includes Summer Opportunities, Marine Science Careers, Undergraduate Programs, and Science Fair Information.
Keep Norfolk Beautiful
Includes descriptions for in-school programs to discuss littering and recycling with Pre-K through Grade 6.
ODU’s “‘Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology” Summer Camp
ODU has a 3 day summer camp that is climate change themed, sponsored by Virginia Space Grant entitled ‘Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology’. Link includes informational videos and registration.
Virginia Aquarium School Programs
Learn all about different school programs at the Virginia Aquarium and ways to add to your science curriculum. Programs include self-guided tour, interactive boat trip, educational film, and marine science outreach programs at your school! Programs are designed for toddlers through 12th grade.
Virginia Aquarium Youth Programs
Learn about the different youth programs offered by the Virginia Aquarium. Includes programs on S.T.E.A.M., youth conservation series, toddler trek, and whimsy Wednesdays!
Smithsonian’s K-12 Education Resources
Enjoy the Smithsonian’s K-12 Education information. Learn more about school programs, field trips, group programs, and volunteering.
Virginia Zoo School Programs
Through SOL aligned hands on programs students can learn about conservation and wildlife through different programs at the Virginia Zoo.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center
All Activities are correlated with Virginia SOLs! Enjoy tours and education programs at one of the world’s greenest buildings. Program discusses Oyster Reefs, Conservation, Water Quality, Mapping, point source pollution, runoff and more! Students can also participate in Canoeing Field Experiences.
VIMS Ecological Footprint Calculator
Students can calculate how many earths would be needed if everyone lived like they did.
WWF Carbon Calculator
This website tracks and analyzes carbon and nitrogen usage and impacts based on lifestyle choices. Includes tools to set benchmarks, goals and track progress from year to year.
Browse through Podcasts from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation discussing topics including Water Quality, Conservation, Oysters, Sustainable practices, Pollution, Renewable Resources and Energy Sources and more!
CBF: Student Leadership Program
Learn all about the Student Leadership Program with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Students can participate in several 5 day field experiences. Listen to Podcast showcasing youth as a force for good working for the environment.
CBF: Schoolyard Report Card
Schoolyard Report Card by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Teachers and students can use this report card to figure out how their schoolyard is either helping or hindering the Chesapeake Bay’s current condition.
CBF 2020 State of the Bay Report
Since progress is never a simple straight line. The Bay Report discusses the heightened impacts of stronger weather systems, resiliency building, and current pollution indicators. Ability to download the full report and summary. Add up your current score in each category to see where changes and improvement can be made.
CBF Student Action Plan: Build Your Own Rain Garden
Downloadable student action plan on how to build your own rain garden from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Add a colorful habitat to your school yard while keeping sediment from choking local streams by using this easy step-by-step guide.
CBF Student Action Plan: Build Your Own Rain Barrel
Downloadable student action plan on how to build your own rain barrel from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Capture rainwater from downspouts to reduce runoff and have a water source during droughts using this easy step-by-step guide.
CBF Student Action Plan: Bare Spots Guide
Downloadable student action plan on how to fix school bare spots from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Bare spots are places where vegetation no longer exists in the soil. Bare spots come in all shapes and sizes. The outcome of having any type of bare spot is the same: storm water hits the ground and is not able to soak into the land. Use this step-by-step guide to fix the bare spots in your school or home yard.