Environmental Education Directory
Looking for an organization, program, or resource to help get your students, family, or colleagues engaged in environmental learning? RIEEA has compiled a comprehensive, searchable list of opportunities throughout the state and online that offer resources for educators, families, and more.
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An academic-based tick-bite prevention and tickborne disease prevention resource, TickEncounter promotes TickSmart tools and thinking. Their programs and resources about tick biology and prevention help people remember critical details and enable more effective and efficient best practices for reducing tick encounters and disease risk. Important tools and platforms include TickSpotters, a national crowdsourced tick survey and response based on tick photo submissions, and the innovative Be Ready For Ticks “Just in Time” which gives access to tick experts using QR code-driven notices.
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency – Education
EPA is part of the federal government with the mission of protecting human health and the environment. The Environmental Education website provides information about EPA activities and programs that support environmental education, including lesson plans, youth and teacher awards, and grants.
URI Cooperative Extension
The URI Cooperative Extension is an educational program which focuses on enlightening the community about food & agriculture systems, energy literacy, water resources, land stewardship, and healthy lifestyles.
URI Graduate School of Oceanography
GSO Ocean Classroom is an education and outreach extension of the Graduate School of Oceanography that brings current and relevant ocean science research to K-12 classrooms and public audiences. Ocean experts present programs in schools, virtually, outdoors at field locations, and on the URI Narragansett Bay Campus.
URI Inner Space Center
The ISC is a one-of-a-kind national facility that supports live ocean exploration via telepresence technology, enabling scientists, students, and the general public to participate remotely in ocean science. Located at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, the ISC is home to a diverse team of ocean scientists, engineers, education professionals, and video producers who work with cutting-edge technology to facilitate, capture, produce, and promote underwater exploration in real time.
Wade Institute for Science Education
Through partnerships and collaborations, the Wade Institute for Science Education provides inquiry-based, hands-on, minds-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) professional development for K-12 teachers and nonformal educators.
Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council
The Council creates positive environmental, social, and economic change by revitalizing the Woonasquatucket River, its Greenway, and its communities. WRWC encourages community members to be involved with the organization’s work, which includes environmental education, environmental justice, and cleaning and maintaining the river and the greenway, to connect to the natural resources surrounding the Woonasquatucket River.