National School Standards


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California Education and the Environment Initiative

The California Education and the Environment Initiative is a program of CalRecycle's Office of Education and the Environment (OEE). Our mission is to foster environmental literacy among all California students as part of a high-quality K-12 education. Environmental literacy builds critical thinking and analytic skills that prepare students to make informed decisions about issues affecting our world, and readies them for college and career success.

Essential Prinicpals of Climate Literacy

The guide aims to promote greater climate science literacy by providing this educational framework of principles and concepts. The guide can also serve educators who teach climate science as a way to meet content standards in their science curricula.

Minnesota Environmental Literacy Scope and Sequence

Providing a systems approach to environmental education in grades k-12 in Minnesota