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Programs > Environmental Programs > Organizations

National Science Teachers Association
Teachers have access to the latest information in science education; juried publications, and the famous SciLinks SciPacks, Science Objects and Science Guides, as well as multimedia and lesson plans. 

National Council for the Social Studies
Engage the expertise of your Social Studies colleagues to address public policy, the use of natural resources, environmental justice, sustainability and other areas of environmental education. See the Classroom Earth National High School Challenge as well as grant opportunites to support the integration of environmental education into social studies.

National Aquarium in Baltimore
The National Aquarium in Baltimore, where there's always something new. Dive into our website! You'll find fun information about our animals, our exhibits, our conservation efforts, and the institution itself. There are even some interactive games for you to try out. We hope your online experience will encourage you to visit us at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Conservation of fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats is very meaningful to us ... and, we hope, to you, too! We've provided a number of links to help you understand the work and organization of the Fish and Wildlife Service - our history, our mission, our locations, and our people.

Environmental Organization WebDirectory!
Earth's Biggest Environment Search Engine

National Council for Science and the Environment
is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis for environmental decisionmaking. Excellent education resources.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation conserves healthy populations of fish, wildlife and plants, on land and in the sea, through creative and respectful partnerships, sustainable solutions, and better education.

National Wildlife Federation
The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment.

North American Association for Environmental Education
The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) is a network of professionals, students, and volunteers working in the field of environmental education throughout North America and in over 55 countries around the world. Since 1971, the Association has promoted environmental education and supported the work of environmental educators. There are many environmental interest groups, and many organizations dedicated to improving education. NAAEE uniquely combines and integrates both of these perspectives, and takes a cooperative, nonconfrontational, scientifically-balanced approach to promoting education about environmental issues.

Environmental Protection Agency
EPA's mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment — air, water, and land — upon which life depends. For 30 years, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. Also view EPA's Strategic Plan
and policy resources.

US Geological Survey

National 4H Council


Contact Information
Gary Hedges, Science Specialist

Division of Instruction
Maryland State Department of Education

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0323
Fax:  410-333-1146
Email:  ghedges@msde.state.md.us
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