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Window into a Green Virginia
This curriculum, developed with the Virginia Department of Education for Science SOL 6.9 (Resources), addresses pollution prevention and environmental quality, and includes cross-references to other Mathematics and Social Studies SOLs. Students are invited to peer through metaphorical "Windows" to examine key dimensions of developing sustainable communities. Topics include Energy, Water, Air, Agriculture, Forestry, Wildlife, Land Use, Floods, Natural Hazards, and Green Building. The culminating activity helps students examine real problems, weigh facts and present views on current issues.
Water education for teachers
A full lesson plan of litter prevention activities for grade levels as high as 12th grade.
Shades of Green, Pollution Prevention Case Studies
Read case studies about pollution prevention and answer critical thinking questions related to environmental management. A map and short descriptions shows the locations of recent Governor's Environmental Excellence Award winners.
DEQ Fact Sheets
Reports and Publications
The Commonwealth's virtual library and network for Virginia’s environment and natural resources.