Whether you’re just getting started or looking to expand your environmental/arts-teaching program, these online resources will inspire and inform you.
Use these resources in conjunction with our River of Words Watershed Explorer Edu
Local River of Words Resources
A variety of resources for educators, including the Project WET Portal, links to the Water Education Curricula, and various water education classroom aids.
A wide range of resources covering poetry, art, and environmental education. Includes Pima County and Arizona-specific field study models for classes in the K-12 range.
A curriculum focused on providing resources for developing students' poetry and art skills, sense of place, and connection to the environment.
Plants and Animals
View the world through a bee's eye!
Kids and adults around the world draw, paint, and photograph their favorite trees. Click on the name of a school to view a project.
A comprehensive field guide for all kinds of wildlife around North America.
An organization motivated to guide young writers with establishing strong beginnings in their writing careers
A TED talk by Saul Griffith, founder of Makani Energy.
Visionary and practical ideas for restoring the Earth.
Includes a detailed summary on the dangers of improperly disposed batteries and battery recycling resources!
Europe and Mexico
River of Words in Europe
Danish-based organization that offers environmental education resources for all European countries.
Based in Mexico; provides Spanish-language environmental-education resources.