Register today for National Environmental Education Week April 12-18, 2009 and Be Water Wise!
National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) is the nation's largest organized environmental education event. Held each April, EE Week promotes understanding and protection of the natural world by actively engaging K-12th grade students and educators of all subjects in an inspired week of environmental learning and service before Earth Day. Join the thousands of schools, nature centers, zoos, museums, and aquariums nationwide who have made a commitment to engage students in environmental learning through participation in EE Week!
This year's EE Week theme is Be Water Wise! Registered partners will have access to a wide variety of FREE environmental education resources, including:
• Standards-based environmental education lessons and activities, including water conservation, watershed, and water quality curricula,
• Access to EE Week's school water audit tool in which students "find the leaks" in water usage at school,
• Opportunities for online communication and knowledge-sharing with educators from across the country, including participation in the EE Week Photo Blog contest,
• Monthly electronic newsletters highlighting the latest EE curricula, professional development, and funding opportunities,
• Certificates of participation for themselves and their students,
• A coupon for $10 off your purchase at Acorn Naturalists, offering over 8,000 science and nature resources for the trail and classroom, and
• A free issue of National Geographic Explorer magazine for those registering before January 30, 2009!
You can join a national network of educators dedicated to increasing environmental literacy, promote environmental learning, and gain national exposure for your school or organization by registering today at www.EEWeek.org/register.