This page provides links to an eclectic mix of thought-provoking and information-rich websites relevant to life-based learning.
Many of them are websites with teaching resources for immediate use. Others were particularly helpful when putting together this website.
All of them demonstrate an interest in children being involved in life-based learning.
Please note that a link here is not an endorsement of the concept of LBL.
More from National Geographic. Resources about the environment, including useful lesson planning material
Useful child-friendly information about the impact of humans on the planet
Downloadable activity books and other resources. Energy Star is an EPA programme promoting energy efficiency.
‘Horrifying’ photos (from the Daily Mirror website) showing damage done to the Earth by humans and by over-population
A collection of teaching and learning materials on the UK Teaching Ideas website
A website dedicated to outdoor learning, with teaching ideas and downloadable resources
Lots of fun learning ideas and resources (including lesson plans) for teachers and children on this charity’s website
An article on the US Environmental Protection Agency website
A useful summary of reasons why the Earth’s resources are being depleted