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Greening STEM Learning Center

Welcome to NEEF’s Greening STEM Learning Center. Our learning center provides a portal for formal and informal educators, parents, and others to connect with resources and tools vital in engaging learners of all ages in environmental education.

Developments in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are growing faster than ever and the need to find engaging ways to teach lessons in these subjects grounded in real-world experience is clear. Our natural environment is a ready-made classroom for teaching STEM.  Greening STEM brings environmental topics and discussions into STEM lessons to frame subject matter in the context of real-life environmental examples. 

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EE Week 2019 Educator Resources

Check out the updated toolkits and resources released on EE Week 2019.
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Greening STEM Hub Access

FInd out more about the Greening STEM approach through case studies, videos, and resources.
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Greening STEM Educator Resources

Access activities, webinars, and resources in popular environmental topic areas that incorporate elements of STEM.
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Rooted in Math Educator Toolkit

Don’t have a plan for EE Week? Visit NEEF’s Greening STEM Learning Center for EE Week activity ideas.
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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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Greening STEM Blog

Read the latest news, lessons learned, and resources available in the world of Greening STEM and EE.
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Programs
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Environmental Education Week

The nation’s largest celebration of environmental education, NEEF's annual EE Week will be held Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26, 2019.
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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. The HOL network provides a diverse array of hands-on learning opportunities for teachers and students.
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