Environmental Education (EE) Publications

All of these resources are free. You can order most of them online from EPA's National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) or by phone at 1-800-490-9198. 

EE Guidelines

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EE Resources

  • Still Developing the Toolbox: Making EE Relevant for Culturally Diverse Groups  Exit
    Article discusses how the EE field is working to become more inclusive and offer programs that are more relevant to culturally diverse groups. Produced by EETAP.
  • Distance Education: A User Friendly Learning Option  Exit
    Article discusses the benefits of on-line learning and provides information about two relatively new on-line courses on the "Fundamentals of EE" and "Applied EE Program Evaluation." Produced by EETAP.
  • EE Collection: A Review of Resources for Educators
    Identifies and evaluates environmental education materials using EE Materials: Guidelines for Excellence. Produced by NAAEE.
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  • National Environmental Literacy Assessment Project: Year 1, National Baseline Study of Middle Grade Students.
    Produced under a research grant funded by EPA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and administered by NAAEE, this research report provides instrumentation to measure environmental literacy and baseline environmental literacy data for 6th and 8th graders across the United States.
  • What's Fair Got To Do With It: Diversity Cases From Environmental Educators
    Produced by WestEd, in collaboration with the Environmental Education and Training Partnership and the North American Association for Environmental Education, provides a collection of case studies that offer real-world examples of how cultural differences can affect the implementation of environmental education programs.
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  • Education Projects in the Office of Water: A How-to Guide for Developing Environmental Education Projects (EPA 800-B-99-001)
    Provides a roadmap for developing quality EE projects and outlines EPA's procedural guidelines for producing a product or supporting related projects already in existence. In addition, it lists other resources that provide further detail and insight into the process of developing effective EE pieces.
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EE and Education Reform

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EE Knowledge, Status, and History

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