COGA has collected these various geography related organizations and corporations as a reference for the Colorado geography community. The world is interconnected, and so are we!
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Edible education is growing around the world. Plant your stake in the movement !
Alice Water, Gardens Kitchens, Schoolyard Projects, Edible Gardens, Gloomi Fish, Edible Schoolyard, Slow Food, Charity, Schools Gardens
The Edible Schoolyard Project | American chef Alice Waters (arguably the creator of the US ‘slow food’ movement) heads up The Edible Schoolyard Project in the US, which brings a food-related curriculum and an emphasis on healthy, sustainable eating habits to schools through interactive on-site gardens and kitchen-classrooms.
Edible Schoolyard Project + Slow Food USA = Slow Food School Gardens!
edible garden project
The Edible Schoolyard Project is an online program helping to build and share a national food curriculum. It will allow educational garden, kitchen, and lunch programs around the world to network, share their lessons and best practices, and gain a collective voice for change.
The U.S. Geological Survey
Baby Products, Lights Fixtures, Camps Gears, Community, Tent Camps, Accessories, Sewing Machine, Plants Nurseries, Baby Layette
Sewing Machine Guide and Directory #sewing_notions #sergers #sewing_machine #sewing_machine_manufacturers #fabrics #fabric #sewing_patterns #needlecrafts
Baby Stores - Baby Products and Accessories #stores #shop #shopping #baby #layette #baby_stores #baby_store #babies
Lighting Fixtures - Lighting Suppliers #residential_lighting #lighting_fixture #lighting_suppliers #light_fixture #lighting_fixtures
Plant Nurseries - Retail and Wholesale Nurseries #plant_growers #Garden_Plants #growing_plants #plant_nurseries #plant_nursery #greenhouses #garden_centers #nurseries #plants
World Water Monitoring Challenge : Test. Share. Protect.
Water Quality, Local Water, Living Water, Monitor Challenges, Citizen Science Projects, Water Test, Earthecho International, Education Tools, Data Maps
World Water Monitoring Challenge : an easy-to-use test kit enables everyone from children to adults to sample local water bodies for basic water quality parameters: temperature, acidity (pH), clarity (turbidity), and dissolved oxygen.
EarthEcho International | Environmental media and education, in honor of Philippe Cousteau Sr. | EarthEcho International
Scientific American | Citizen Science projects list - lots of projects. Good list.
World Water Monitoring Challenge : Get Involved! Great website to contribute and analyze water testing data from all over the world. You can look at pictures of kids testing their water in so many countries! Also has some interesting lessons regarding water monitoring and watersheds.
Economics Data, Income Data, Data Web, Interesting Economics, Visual Economics, Static Image, Image File, Favorite Data, Enlarge Image
Visualizing Economics - tax & income data
The U.S. Partnership consists of individuals, organizations and institutions in the United States dedicated to education for sustainable dev...
Learning Styles, Style Auditory
LEARNING STYLE (AUDITORY, VISUAL & KINESTHETIC) & DYSLEXICS
Welcome to the USGS - U.S. Geological Survey
Geology Survey, Geographic Organizations
EPA has tons of fun games to play and learn about the environment!
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EPA games and quizzes for kids
EPA Environmental Kids Club- Learn about pollution, global warming, and recycling at this site from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Eco Student from the EPA... K-12 Games and Quizzes
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.
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US Census website- lots of great statistics and maps for students to use as a primary source
US Census Info
United States Census Bureau website
image showing the American Community Survey infographic
We are the leading advocate for children’s rights, active in more than 190 countries, territories and areas through country programmes and N...
Photo Essay, Idea, Unicef Photo, Child Photo
C4D involves understanding people, their beliefs and values, the social and cultural norms that shape their lives. It involves engaging communities and listening to adults and children as they identify problems, propose solutions and act upon them. Communication for development is seen as a two-way process for sharing ideas and knowledge using a range of communication tools and approaches that empower individuals and communities to take actions to improve their lives.
UNICEF photo essay “Children and Water
The collection consists of an estimated 200,000 maps, over 500 atlases and geographic reference books, and a growing collection of digital s...
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The Sustainable Society Foundation, SSF, is a non-profit organization, established in 2006 with the objective of stimulating and assisting s...
The Pacific Northwest National Resource Center (NRC) on Canada is pleased to provide K-12 teachers and students with a wealth of resources f...
Canadian Animal, Teacher Trips, Teacher Lesson Plans, Student, Animal Grade, Teacher Lessons Plans, Teacher Resources
All About Canadian Animals (Grades 1-3) Supplement 1: Animals of Canada PowerPoint Supplement 2: Animals of Canada Factsheet Supplement 3: Animals of Canada Questionnaire
K-12 STUDY CANADA - teacher lesson plans
Ocean Portal by Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sea Creatures Ocean, Marines Biology, Marines Life, Lessons Plans, Biology Lif Science, Marine Life, Submarines Volcanoes, Deep Sea, Lesson Plans
Marine Biology for Milla from Ocean Portal by Smithsonian
Submarine Volcanoes Erupting | Smithsonian Ocean Portal
Sea Creatures from the Deep: A Video by National Geographic and the Census of Marine Life | Smithsonian Ocean Portal
Lesson plan and materials "Why Do We Explore the Ocean?" - from the Smithsonian Ocean Portal
Smithsonian Ocean Portal- Field Research, Collections, Deep Sea Sample Collections. Oh, to be a Smithsonian Diver.
FREE - Web Based - Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities. It has a wide variety of exhibitions and collections on American history and culture. It also offers lesson plans searchable by grade level, type of resource and historical topic.
has lots of resources for teachers and free lesson plans searchable by subject or grade
Bio / His Notes: Wesley Wait (1861-1949), dental surgeon and inventor, corresponded with the Smithsonian between 1921 and 1925 in regard to his research on The Unity of the Universal Existence. Though most of this correspondence is presently missing, these papers contain a typescript of The Unity of the Universal Existence by Wait, 1901, and nineteen oversize drawings and charts which document Wait's theory. Organization: (1) Typescript, 1901; (2) oversize, containing drawings and charts.
See the Bigger Picture
Bigger Pictures, Geographic Organic
Adherents.com is a growing collection of over 43,870 adherent statistics and religious geography citations:
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World Religions Religion Statistics Geography Church Statistics
Project Tomorrow. The vision of Project Tomorrow is ensure that today’s students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world. We believe that by supporting the innovative uses of science, math and technology resources in our K-12 schools and communities, students will develop the critical thinking, problem solving and creativity skills needed to compete and thrive in the 21st century.
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Project Tomorrow The vision of Project Tomorrow is ensure that today’s students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world. We believe that by supporting the innovative uses of science, math and technology resources in our K-12 schools and communities, students will develop the critical thinking, problem solving and creativity skills needed to compete and thrive in the 21st century.
Project Tomorrow Logo
Street Maps, Android Locations, World Maps, Fashion Accessories, Places, Locations App, Android App, Openstreetmap, Finding Maps
A map for users, by users. Anyone and everyone can help add to this world map via a knowledge of programming languages and places. The results are ongoing and very cool to explore.
Bezooe is a global growing online fashion retailer that offers the raddest women-wear, bags and fashion accessories at value-oriented prices. http://www.bezooe.com
Best Android Location Apps are very practical Apps which helps to locate the user and find map, places and more information of the places.
Open Street Map - OpenStreetMap is a free worldwide map, created by people like you.
Climate Wizard: Climate Change Maps and GIS Data | The Nature Conservancy
Gis Data, Natural Conservation, Changing Maps, Climate Wizards, Climate Changing, States, Site Features, Landscape Ecology, Geographic Organizations
The Invasion of America: How the United States Took Over an Eighth of the World
How To: Tutorial example of site features
Nature Conservancy | Protecting Nature, Preserving Life
Preserves Protection, Environment Volunteers, Conservation Preserves, Conservation Blog, The Natural Conservation, Protection Natural, Nature, Preserves Life, Geographic Organizations
Volunteer in North Carolina | The Nature Conservancy
This FREE program helps schools improve academic performance, save money and conserve resources.
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EcoMyths: Helping kids experience (their) true nature
NSTA’s professional development portal offers podcasts, webinars, online tutorials, and online communities to sharpen your science teaching ...
Teacher Association, Teaching Science, National Science, Science Teacher, Science Classroom, Early Childhood, Science Education, Science Books, Teacher Resources
The National Science Teachers Association website offers fantastic scholarly journal articles and other resources for teaching science.
National Science Teachers resource site
National Science Teachers Association's list of Science books for children.
NSTA Vernier Technology #Awards: due Nov 30, 2015; $1,000 prize; $3,000 in Vernier products; and up to $1,500 towards expenses to attend NSTA National Conference on Science Education; to recognize and reward innovative use of data collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld in the science classroom.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) position statement on early childhood science education
National Renewable Energy Laboratory