K-12 and Youth Resources Hamline's Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE) has been an internationally recognized pioneer in creating thematic learning projects for K-12 students around the globe. Explore these resources: Waters to the Sea Series (CD-ROM and Online Programs) Interactive watershed education - science and social studies via CD-ROM and the web. Produced by CGEE, Waters to the Sea is a series of internationally acclaimed interactive learning programs on North America's waterways for grades four through eight. Estuaries in the Balance: The Texas Coastal Bend (Online Program) An interactive multimedia “mega-module” focused on estuary ecosystems through the lens of four key species: blue crabs, oysters, redfish, and whooping cranes. Elements exploring ecosystem functioning include multiple videos, dynamic visualizations, and games. A concluding video examines ecosystem services, human impacts, and stewardship. StormDrain Goalie (iPad App - Free from the iTunes store) CGEE’s first iPad app, StormDrain Goalie (SDG), introduces impacts of surface water pollution through a fun interactive game. Users are challenged during time-limited interactions to keep common pollutants out of a storm drain while allowing untainted water droplets to enter the drain. The app keeps score and provides feedback about your success and provides information about ways to reduce runoff pollution in the real world. Alex the Frog Series (CD-ROM and Online Series) Interactive environmental education via CD-ROM and the web. Alex the Frog is the main character in the series, which includes: Water Down the Drain – the story of water pollution Urban Water Cycle – drinking water, storm water, waste water Big Foot: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Shrinking Your Ecological Footprint River Education Network (Online River Education Database) An online river education database. The Network brings together a wide variety of river and watershed education resources, and gives you the ability to find what you need to teach students of all ages about our relationships to water - images, maps, lesson plans (written and tested by teachers) and more. A Thousand Friends of Frogs (Website - available but not actively managed) A Thousand Friends of Frogs is an educational website. It was started in 1996 in response to research resulting from the discovery of deformed frogs in southwestern Minnesota by a group of studentsThe purpose of the website is to connect children, parents, educators, and scientists to study and celebrate frogs and their habitats. The website is no longer actively managed, but it continues to provide interesting information and resources about frogs.