» Pollution Prevention

Pollution Prevention Toolbox

A series of lesson plans and activities on how to prevent pollution. Read More

IAQ Tools for Schools: Action Kit

Instructions, guides, and videos for running a school or district-wide program to improve indoor air quality. Read More

Urban Design and Development: The Case Study Portal

A collection of 41 low impact urban design and development (LIUDD) case studies on sites from around New Zealand that demonstrate the application of sustainable development and design practices. It provides information for practitioners on how it has been done by others. Read More

Economic Damages from Nutrient Pollution Create a “Toxic Debt”.

A U.S. analysis of nutrient pollution in freshwater reveals annual losses of at least $4 billion, mostly from dips in lakefront property values and loss of recreational use. Read More

Plant Genes Modified to Fight Pollution

An article on using genetically engineered seedling to remove toxins in soil. Read More

Green Schools Program

The Green Schools Program empowers students to make a difference in the way their schools use energy. Energy costs are an enormous expense for our nation’s schools, approximately $6 billion each year, and much of the energy that is consumed is wasted. And in many schools, energy costs are second only to personnel costs, exceeding the cost of textbooks and supplies. Read More

Books on Global Warming

A list of recommended books on global warming and climate change for science, business, and children. Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Educator Resources

Educational video, scientific data, activities, and resources. A curriculum guide, correlated to education standards, with sample student-led activities. Read More

Bridge Ocean Education Teacher Resource Center

The Bridge is a growing collection of the best marine education resources available on-line. It provides educators with a convenient source of accurate and useful information on global, national, and regional marine science topics, and gives researchers a contact point for educational outreach. Read More

Recycling Computers

Go inside Electronic Recyclers to see how they break down millions of pounds of electronics every month. Everything from computers to cell phones, TVs to Xboxes, comes through their doors to be crushed, shredded, melted down and reused. Running time 5:14 minutes. Available by subscription. Read More

Mission

EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.

EERL & ATEEC

EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu