Illinois DNR offers free podcasts & online lessons on various ecology topics.
Northern Illinois offers community education and assistance to work
toward the shared goals of sustainability, recycling and waste
in Springfield offers online science learning opportunities including videos and hands-on activities.
supports tree planting across Iowa and Illinois and offers free online webinars.
in Chicago offers online teaching guides, curricula and more on its classroom resources page.
National and Other State Resources
U.S. EPA Region 5 Environmental Education
website provides access to environmental education materials such as books and posters. Educators and students in Region 5 can order printed publications at no cost. Additionally, some materials are available in PDF format to print or download.
is a national, outdoor, environmental competition for high school students. The Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts sponsors and coordinates the Illinois competition.
Berkeley Lab K-12
Live science series for K - 12 that includes episodes and worksheets that explore innovative research and related hobbies at home.