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Favorite Websites

Favorite Websites

Facing the Future
Lesson plans and resources on global social and environmental issues, many of which are free.

National Geographic: Environment
Great video, pictoral, and interactive additions for various sustainability-related lessons.

Trade Environment Database (TED) and Inventory of Conflict & Environment (ICE)
Data-rich case studies that can be used as a framework to explore sustainability concepts and issues, great for advanced students and debates.

Green Education Lesson Plans
Database of lesson plans on green energy created by the U.S. Department of Energy with options for k-12

Geological Society of America
Water lessons for grades 6-12 as well as a great list of additional water lesson resources.

Local Resources

APS
A local energy company that provides site tours, and various energy-related educational resources and grants.

AZ Recycling Coallition
A nonprofit organization that seeks to promote recycling efforts throughout Arizona.

Phoenix Permaculture Guild
A local permaculture group that offers tours, workshops, and resources.

SRP
Another local energy company that also provides various energy-related educational resources and grants.

Arizona Forward
An organization geared toward bringing business and civic leaders together to convene thoughtful public dialogue on regional issues and to promote cooperative efforts to improve the environment and livability of Valley communities.

Valley Permaculture Alliance
Local group that seeks to inspire sustainable urban living through education, community involvement, and creative cooperation.