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Programs > Environmental Programs > For Teachers
US Government Agency Teaching Resources

U.S. Government Resources and Materials

The images and materials at these sites are free and usable without written permission.
Please cite appropriately.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency






Quick Find (Search EPA)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (
(U.S. Department of Commerce)
Instructional topics include: Data Visualizations, Resource Collections, Multimedia Resources, Educator and Student Opportunities, Funding Opportunities, NOAA News, and Career Profiles

Aquatic Food Webs


Ocean Floor Features

Climate Change Impacts

National Institutes of Health
Publications and School Resources Tox Town helps students and teachers learn about environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals pictured in an imaginary location.

U.S. Geological Survey
Maps, land use, natural hazards, climate change,
geology, geography, biology, biodiversity

mary Grades Resources
Secondary Grades Resources

Satellite imagery, environment modules , K-12,
interactives, multimedia, web lists, lesson plans.

National Science Foundation

National Science Digital Library

National Environmental Health Institute
Lessons, links, careers, pamphlets, food safety, toxics etc

National Atlas WebSite
U.S. Department of the Interior

Create maps and layer them with data from agriculture, geology, hydrology, topography, and biology.

National Park Service Curriculum Materials

Listing of URLs for all parks with curricular materials
for students and teachers


Contact Information
Gary Hedges, Science Specialist
Division of Instruction
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0323
Fax:  410-333-1146
Email:  ghedges@msde.state.md.us
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