Statewide Environmental Education Organizations
- Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) - A membership organization that supports networking, advocacy, and recognition.
- Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) - A legislated statewide center located at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point focused on PK-12 professional development.
- FIELD Edventures - a non-profit organization that connects with educators to foster inquiry and engage learners through discovery.
- Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program - Trains adult volunteers about Wisconsin's natural resources, teaches them how to educate others, and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.
- Wisconsin School Garden Network - A non-profit organization supporting garden education and healthy eating. Put your school on their statewide map!
These are just a few of the ready-made activity guides to support integration of environmental education into the curriculum. Each of the resources below are supported by a trusted Wisconsin-based partner.
Find resources to support environmental literacy and sustainability (ELS) on WISELearn. Use or remix lessons from other educators.
Environmental Education for Kids
EEKwi.org was created for upper elementary and middle grade students to learn about Wisconsin's natural resources.
Inquiry-based strategies for seeking answers to real-world problems, playing games to explore scientific concepts, and reflecting, debating and sharing by creating songs, stories and dramas.
Interdisciplinary activity guides for PK-12 to teach about climate and wildlife on the land, in the water, and in the air.
Wisconsin Project WILD
Project Learning Tree (PLT)
PLT helps young people learn how to think, not what to think, about complex environmental issues.
Kits & Trunks
Several organizations have kits and trunks to check out to support learning in different topic areas.
KEEP—Wisconsin's K-12 Energy Education Program
Energy Education, Doable Renewables, and Energy and Your School guides have also been correlated to the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
LEAF—Wisconsin's K-12 Forestry Education Program
Provide the knowledge, skills and ways of thinking necessary to sustain our forests and communities.
Wisconsin School Garden Network
Search the activity library below or access Spanish-language resources.
Additional Wisconsin Organizations Supporting Environmental Education
For questions about this information, contact Victoria Rydberg-Nania (608) 266-0419