Current Research about the Natural World
The American Museum of Natural History presents Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery.
National Environment Education Week
National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) is the largest organized environmental education event in the United States. Made possible by Canon, it increases the educational impact of Earth Day by creating a full week of educational preparation, learning, and activities in K-12 classrooms, nature centers, zoos, museums, and aquariums.
Resources for Schools
Developed by the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry (great for teachers and students)
Understanding Science is a “fun, accessible, and free resource that accurately communicates what science is and how it really works.” The site, intended for both the general public and K-16 teachers, draws students into real-life examples and looks at the social side of science, science and society, and asks, “What has science done for you lately?” It also provides users with a comprehensive science toolkit.
World Water Day
The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.