Lessons, Curriculum and Background Information

Background Information

Classroom Activities

Vocabulary Lists

Project Zero Waste OC - Resources for school and home waste reduction programs

School Gardens - Resources for Native and Vegetable Gardens

What About Water - Resources with a focus on High School

NGSS and STEM Resources


Take an energy audit with your students!  Download the audit by clicking the links below.

School Energy Audit
Home Energy Audit

Take a trash audit with your students! Download the audit by clicking the links below. Trash audit is sponsored by OC Waste and Recycling.

School Trash Audit
Home Trash Audit


Video and Webcams


Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) Links to Lessons and Professional Development
Download a List of Suggested EEI Pre/Post Lessons for:

Shipley and Mt. SAC Field Trips
Other 1st to 3rd Grade Field Trips
Preschool to 3rd Grade Traveling Scientist
4th to Middle School Field Trips
4th to Middle School Traveling Scientist
High School Water Lessons


Other Curriculums and Trainings
These curriculum books are usually supplied in conjunction with a training.  Information is listed on their websites about trainings and curriculum.

Project WILD
Project WET
Project Learning Tree
Wonders of Wetlands (WOW)
Additional Online Resources