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Links for Teachers and Kids 

  • EPA Students For The Environment: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s portal for K-12 students provides links and information regarding all environmental issues from recycling to water conservation. Includes games, quizzes and homework resources.
  • Cal-Adapt: Learn about climate change and explore California's Climate Change Research.
  • CoolCalifornia.org - Schools: Climate change case studies, curriculum, resources and more for teachers and administrators. Check out the "For Students" section for tools, scholarships and more.
  • CVUSD Recycles:  Created by the City of Thousand Oaks in partnership with Conejo Valley Unified School District - this website provides tons of relevant information to help local schools reduce, reuse and recycle!

Links for Kids

Don't forget to check out our Kids Corner on our Save Water pages for resources to help kids conserve and use water wisely! 

  • Energy Quest: This interactive page through the State of California provides information to kids regarding California’s energy facts and conservation measures.
  • Energy Star Kids: Energy Star's kids page. Find out why your planet needs you, and how you can make big changes!
  • EPA Planet Protectors Club: US EPA Planet Protectors Club for kids offers educational activities and games.
  • Recycle City: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s virtual city lets kids explore how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.
  • Recycle Rex: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)'s spokes-dinosaur has a simple message: "Recycle, reduce, reuse and close the loop."
  • CalRecycle's Kids Home Page: Recycling video games and links to Recycle Rex's page
  • Air Now for Students: Learn about air pollution and the EPA’s Air Quality Index.
  • US EPA's Students Guide to Global Climate Change: Learn more about this increasingly critical global environmental issue and be part of the solution. 

Links for Teachers

Links to State and Federal Environmental Agencies