Virtual Environmental Education




Additional Resources

  • Green Steps Schools - A South Carolina program that encourages schools to become more environmentally responsible and to continue their improvements. (adults)
  • Environmental Education Association of South Carolina - A non-profit association with a leadership role in environmental and natural resource conservation education in South Carolina. (adults)
  • Project Learning Tree - Designed for teachers and informal educators who work with students from early childhood through high school. In South Carolina, Project Learning Tree is jointly sponsored by the SC Forestry Commission, SC Forestry Association, and the SC Department of Education.(grades K-12)
  • Project WET - Provides training for formal and non-formal educators and facilitators through water education workshops, promotes water education throughout the state, and provides materials and support to all those who participate. (grades K-8)
  • Project WILD - Provides curriculum materials that support wildlife-based conservation and environmental education, fostering responsible actions toward wildlife and related natural resources. 
  • Field Guide to the Southern Piedmont - USC Upstate created this picture-based identification guide to help the general public, particularly kids, easily identify and learn about common organisms they may encounter in their backyard or while hiking a trail. It includes common animals, plants, fungi, slime molds, animal tracks, skulls and bones, rocks, minerals, and nature sounds. It can be downloaded as an eBook for free to any electronic device and the picture for most species will hyperlink to a reputable website with natural history information. (all ages)
  • Stormwater pollution - from North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (grades K -12)
  • Air Now - A site with easy access to national air quality information with useful information and games under the Learning Center (all ages)
  • Earth 911 - A Web site with all kinds of information on recycling, and other ways to reduce your impact on the environment. (all ages)
  • Recycle City - An interactive town where students can learn about recycling. Created by EPA Region 9 in California. (grades 3-8)
  • EPA Polluted Runoff for Kids - A Web site with activities focused on water, runoff and water quality. (grades K-8)
  • EPA Educational Resources - This Web page connects to EPA's environmental pages for students and teachers and anyone interested in environmental education. (PreK - 12th grade, adults)
  • 50 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day (pdf) - Try one or more actions from this poster yourself. Make a change as you "Do Your Part for the Environment!" (all ages)
  • A Fish's Wish (pdf) - A short activity book to help young learners find out about runoff pollution from a fish's point of view. (grades 2 - 5)
  • Environmental Outreach Activity Book (pdf) - A booklet with activities, puzzles, and tips on how kids can protect the environment. (grades 1- 5)
  • Reining in Runoff (pdf) - A citizen's guide to protecting our water resources from runoff pollution. (all ages)



Environment Training & Education Statewide