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This is a companion site to the PBS series Evolution. It contains numerous interactive exercises and simulations keyed to... see more

'This text is designed to introduce the reader to the essential concepts of sustainability. This subject is of vital... see more

The Virtual Courseware Project produces interactive online simulations to help enhance the learning and teaching of... see more

The AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science Atlas of Population and Environment is an important... see more

Tobacco, one of the most prominent crops grown by natives of North Carolina in the 1500's, has intrigued botanists ever... see more

Using toothpicks, straws, or tubes of rolled up newspaper, learners create 3-dimensional models to illustrate the basic... see more

This Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site focuses on the science and impacts of global warming or climate change,... see more

In this online activity, learners design a new giant panda habitat for Mei Xiang and Tian Tian. Learners must balance the... see more

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed interview addresses how ecologists and economists increasingly work together to inform... see more

In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen... see more

The Great Lakes are vast, and provide fabulous laboratories for people to learn about everything from hydrology to... see more

Hypothes.is provides educators, students, journalists, publishers, and researchers with a free and open source software... see more

In this outdoor activity and game, learners explore how animals adapt for survival through coloration, markings and... see more

This Starting Point teaching module highlights a case study of Malama Keone'o'oi. Students will learn techniques for... see more

The objective of Listing of Open Access Databases (LOADB) is to create a web-enabled, linked, classified, and categorized... see more

The National Marine Sanctuary Program identifies, designates and manages areas of the marine environment of special... see more

The Open Science MOOC: Principles and Practices is designed for faculty, students, and researchers who want to better... see more

The purpose of this resource is to select 15 km x 15 km Land Cover Sample Sites.

In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds,... see more

This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation. 'Human societies have always been dependent upon local and... see more

This is a free textbook offered by Saylor Foundation.   'The issue of sustainability and specifically sustainable... see more

This is an online course from MIT's Open Courseware initiative. "Environmental Politics & Policy" explores the workings... see more

Experiment is an online, crowdfunding, Open Science/Open Access platform for advancing the discovery, funding, and... see more

CORE (COnnecting REpositories) is an Open Access Internet Public Library (OA-IPL/Open Journal System) for research whose... see more