Connecting People, Nature, and Society
Improving the health and well-being of communities and our planet through environmental know-how, access to outdoor learning, and expanding the conversation for policy-making.
K-12 STEM Virtual Field Trips and Lesson Plans
This Google Sheet lists virtual field trips curated from around the state and country that can be searched by standard and keyword.
A Scientist in Every Florida SchoolScientist are invited to sign up as virtual guest speakers and teachers can sign up to request a virtual guest speaker.
Panther PosseI Spy Nature at My Home Habitat! Engaging elementary students & families to observe the natural world in our own backyards Activity Booklet.
Student & Faculty Resources
Events & Outreach
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The Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education works toward realizing the dream of a sustainable and peaceful future for Earth through scholarship, education, and action. The Center advances understanding and achievement of the goals of environmental and sustainability education through innovative educational research methods, emergent eco-pedagogies, and educational philosophy and practice based on an ethics of care and sustainability. The Center seeks to elevate the environmental mission of Florida Gulf Coast University and serve the University community, the local community of the Western Everglades and Barrier Islands, and the wider community of scholars.
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Your donation helps train teachers in environmental education, get kids outside through experiential learning, and provide outreach to the community. Together we can build a healthy and prosperous environmental future through learning, self-discovery, problem-solving and decision-making for a just and sustainable world. One important step each of us can take today....go outside and enjoy nature!online donation Donation by mail specific gift