“No Child Left Inside” website
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
The Story of Stuff
by Annie Leonard
A 20-minute animation of the consumerist society, narrated by Anne Leonard, to view online or download.
“The Children and Nature Network”
sponsored by Richard Louv
The Girl Who Silenced The World For 5 Minutes
presented by Severn Suzuki at the UN Earth Summit 1992
Childhood has moved inside in one generation
by Dennis Cauchon, whitedot.org
In the 1960s, 27 hours of children's programming aired weekly, mostly on Saturday morning. Today, there are more than 14 networks aimed at children...yet the most popular show with children, American Idol, isn't on any of them.
Environmentally Friendly Resource Library
Great website with lots of resources and links about ways that people can help improve the environment.
Kids & Media @ The New Millennium
1999 Report by the Kaiser Family Foundation
Children ages 8-10 spend an average of 6 hours a day watching television, playing video games, and using computers during the school year.
Effects of Outdoor Education Programs on Children in California
By the American Institutes of Research
A study released in 2006 by the California Department of Education found that districts with intensive outdoor classroom experiences did 27% better on math and science tests than districts whose students in traditional classrooms.
Migrating birds may "see" Earth's magnetic field
© Reuters 2007