EE Week 2020: April 20-24, 2020

National Environmental Education Week

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NEEF is committed to following "social distancing" guidelines to slow the spread of this dangerous virus. With this in mind, we are working to release our updated EE Week resources early, as well as sharing other free online material from our partners, so that parents and educators will have immediate access to these environmental education tools. We hope you will consider them an informative, entertaining, and inspiring resource during this difficult time.
Please see our EE Week 2020 Activities below, Environmental Education at Home Resources and the Environmental Educator Resources page for more information.

National Environmental Education Week (EE Week), hosted by NEEF, is the nation's largest celebration of environmental education. This year, EE Week will take place from April 20-24, 2020.

To celebrate EE Week 2020, we invite you to visit the Greening STEM Hub, which provides educators with the information and resources they need to deliver high-quality STEM education by tackling real-world challenges and engaging students with the natural environment.

Plus, if you sign up using the form on this page, you will receive special benefits such as emails with discounts from our partners, exclusive interviews with educators, early access to Greening STEM infographics and activities, and much more!

For more information about EE Week, including the benefits of environmental education and available toolkits for educators, see the "Resources & Information" section below.

EE Week 2020 Activities

Monday, April 20, 2020: Water Quality

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020: Biodiversity

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020: Earth Day

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Thursday, April 23, 2020: Energy

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Friday, April 24, 2020: Extreme Weather

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Resources & Information
Mom and kid at home work and school

Environmental Education at Home

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NEEF has compiled a list of toolkits and activity guides you can do at home.
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Ecologist at a riverbank

Environmental Educator Resources

Check out these resources tailored for educators, citizen scientists, and more!
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Students working on a school garden

EE Week FAQs

Want to learn more about EE Week? This FAQ section has all the answers!
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Greening STEM kids gathered around a tree

Benefits of Environmental Education

Greening STEM is an ideal way to integrate academic disciplines, stimulate academic and social growth, and promote conservation.
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Kid with plant in class

EE in Action

Read stories about how students, teachers, and professionals in STEM fields use the Greening STEM approach in their everyday lives.
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Kids on a soccer field

EE Week Promotional Toolkit

Use this toolkit to promote your planned events and activities during EE Week.
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NEEF Programs & Initiatives
Outdoor classroom, Greening STEM

Greening STEM Hub

Every classroom has a STEM lab right outside their doors. Our Greening STEM Hub has the resources educators need to engage students with nature.
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Samsung Climate Superstars: Be a Climate Superstar and win prizes for your classroom

Samsung Climate Superstars

Presented by Samsung, ENERGY STAR®, and NEEF, Climate Superstars is an online environmental challenge to get kids excited about the environment.
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Hands on the Land

Hands on the Land (HOL) is the nation’s largest network of field classrooms on public lands, stretching across America from Alaska to Florida.
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