Nutrient Pollution

What You Can Do: In your Classroom

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Online educational resources from EPA and other federal agencies

Teachers and students can work to reduce and prevent nutrient pollution in their communities. Check out these resources for use in the classroom.

Educational resources from non-government organizations

  • Classroom Earth Exit
    Links to the top environmental education resources from the National Environmental Education Foundation.
  • Educating Young People About Water Exit
    Site resources include a database of water education curricula and guides to help educators develop water education programs.
  • Secret Agent Worms Exit
    An interactive non-point source educational experience for third through sixth graders.
  • Center for Global Environmental Education: Waters to the Sea Series Exit
    Award-winning, interactive presentations and activities for exploring some of America's premier river systems, the forces that shape them, the problems they face and the solutions that can make a difference.
  • Earth GaugeTM Exit
    Earth Gauge is a free environmental information service for broadcast meteorologists in major US media markets, based on the three to five day forecast. The service is designed to make it easy to talk about the links between weather and the environment on-air with simple factoids and viewer action tips. Includes an interactive learning module on watersheds.
  • EE-Link: Environmental Education on the Internet Exit
    EE-Link is a resource designed to support students, teachers and professionals that support K-12 environmental education. The site contains projects, classroom activities, lesson plans, environmental facts and data, curriculum guides and many other resources.
  • North American Association for Environmental Education Exit
    Learn about the activities of a very active and knowledgeable environmental education association.
  • National Marine Educators Association Exit
    The National Marine Educators Association brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of both fresh and salt water and provides a focus for marine and aquatic studies all over the world.