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    Online Classroom Resources

    Providing  online resources for the classroom and distance learning comes naturally to Hamline's Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE), an internationally recognized pioneer in creating thematic learning projects for K-12 students around the globe.

     Adopt a Drain Interactive 

    Adopt-a-Drain_Interactive_logoAdopt a Drain interactive is the perfect stormwater stewardship service-learning project! Learn how to prevent damage to the Mississippi from runoff pollution through interactive learning modules. Then keep your storm drain clear of debris. A great project for home or classroom learning—15 minutes, twice a month is all it takes!

    Waters to the Sea®

    Graphic - Multimedia - Waters to the Sea logo - Assessment Module

     Interactive watershed education - science and social studies online. 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. 

    Big River Journey Online

    Big River Journey - heronWith learning stations covering everything from beaks to bugs to boats, Big River Journey Online allows students to connect with the Mississippi Rver remotely and have fun exploring science, art, history, and culture. Teachers will also find built-in assessments and connections to standards to easily integrate into lesson plans. This project with the National Park Service and the Mississippi Park Connection makes extensive use of CGEE’s acclaimed Waters to the Sea® online learning program.

    YouTube Channel 

     Graphic - WetlandVisit us on Youtube! Our videos span from Hawaii to New Orleans and cover topics from nature to professional development.


    WYES Mighty Mississippi Electronic Field Trip: Featuring Waters to the Sea®

    Graphic - Miss EFT LogoThe Mighty Mississippi takes students on an hour-long headwaters-to-Gulf PBS documentary field trip, hosted by four young reporters. Produced by WYES New Orleans and Hamline University, the program won a 2019 National Educational Television Association award.

     Estuaries in the Balance: The Texas Coastal Bend

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    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.