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Web Resources
"Endangered Species: Kids' Corner"
Includes activities, slide shows, fun facts, and links to government sources for kids. From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Environmental Health Student Portal: Connecting Middle School Students to Environmental Health Information
The Environmental Health Student Portal, a product of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH), provides a safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 6 – 8 to learn how the environment can impact our health. The Web site explores topics such as water pollution, climate change, air pollution, and chemicals.
"Especies Fact Sheets: Electronic Fact Sheets on Over 50 Species"
Under each continent, you will find animals listed. Just click on the name of your animal. From the Defenders of Wildlife Organization.
Going Green: Sustainable Living Resources
Our "Going Green" information guide explores topics such as "green" practices, products, technologies, sustainable alternatives, along with related news and issues. In addition to websites, local, state, and federal government resources, you can browse items available in our library system or use the subject headings we provide to locate similar materials in your own local library. Directory from Middletown Thrall Library.
List of Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Fish & Wildlife Species of New York State
From the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation.
The Lorax Project
Designed to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire earth friendly actions.
National Oceanagraphic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Includes satellite images, news articles, photos, and cool web sites.
NIEHS Kids' Pages
Have fun while learning about nature and the environment. From National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
ToxTown
Tox Town uses color, graphics, sounds and animation to add interest to learning about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public's health. Tox Town's target audience is students above elementary-school level, educators, and the general public. It is a companion to the extensive information in the TOXNET collection of databases that are typically used by toxicologists and health professionals.
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Also check out the EPA's Kids Club.
World Wildlife Fund
Learn more about endangered species and the places where they live, and the global threats that put all living things in harm's way.
Zot the Frog
There are coloring pages, puzzles, stories, games, connect the dots and projects for kids. From the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII Kids).

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