This is a great site for your apsiring scientists and eco-friendly teachers and students. Started in 1994, EcoKids is a free, environmental education program that offers curriculum-linked materials and activities for Canadian elementary schools to engage in environmental action. But also has a gerat deal of relevance for American students as well.
The award-winning EcoKids web site — the centrepiece of the program — is an interactive environmental web site for children, their families, and educators in Canada and around the world. It offers topical information about the environment through interactive, fun, educational games and activities that utilize participants’ willingness to learn.
Children are encouraged to form their own opinions, make decisions, get involved and understand the impact their own actions have on the environment.
Designed to inspire children to become life-long environmental stewards, EcoKids is an invaluable resource for educators, youth group leaders and parents.