Here's some ideas that can be used to start the year. We're always looking for fresh, new ideas too.

1a. Introduction to Ecology worksheet:

1b. Introduction to Ecology PowerPoint

2. Welcome to Environmental Science

3. Why what we cover this year in Environmental Science matters

World Science Community's Warning to Humanity, 1992
Signed warning outlining how humanity is on a collision course with humanity in key environmental areas, such as air, water, pollution, population, and stressing the need for drastic changes if the world is to continue to exist as we know it.
Thanks to Virginia Dawe.

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