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Coal by-products not regulated by the CAA (photo via Seth Anderson, Flickr)

Challenging Coal Curricula That Keep Children in the Dark

  |   May 12, 2011

A newly-released school lesson plan series on energy tells children about the advantages of coal-burning for electricity but offers our kids an industry-biased view and, sadly, omits some of the …

Eco-Schools USA: Charting the Course to Excellence

“Charting the Course to Excellence” was the theme for the 2010 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference in Baltimore. NWF’s Jennifer Hammonds attended, and left the conference even more proud to be an educator and a steward of the environment.

NASA and Eco-Schools USA – Phenology, POWER, and Participation

Day 2 of the NASA/Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections institute focused on technology and student engagement.

Keeping Kids in the Dark: U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Energy “Education”

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy teachers’ guide is just wrong. We need to provide our classrooms with a full picture, and not permit purveyors of partial information to keep students in the dark.

An Inconvenient Truth In The Classroom: Free High School Curriculum

Where The Wild Things Are: A “Monster” Hit With Great…

Be Out There: Kids’ Activity Guide for “Where The Wild…

Celebrate National Wild Rumpus Day

We will kick-off the Be Out There campaign with a “National Wild Rumpus Day” event at a  Washington, D.C. public school, featuring invited local leaders, members of Congress, administration officials, …

NWF and Where The Wild Things Are

NWF has always been about “wild things,” so our latest partnership is especially exciting! The National Wildlife Federation has teamed with the upcoming feature film Where the Wild Things Are, …

Time Out Fuels Classroom Performance

For kids these days, back to school sometimes means back indoors. In fact, the opposite should be the case—NWF has compiled vast research connecting the dots between classroom performance and …

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