Wade into ecoliteracy with River of Words, www.river
ofwords.org. Nature should have a place in the classroom. This site takes students away from their desks and out into the world for unforgettable lessons. Click on Art and Poetry and read through last year's contest-winners. If you are especially inspired, you can even submit your own work for review. Move over to Students and find tips and tricks that will have you creating nature-oriented works in no time. Share this one at school and breathe some fresh air into your classroom.
Marc's Observatory, www.marcsobservatory.com, is an astronomy site for kids that takes stargazing to a whole new level. This award-winning website offers plenty of options, such as news, videos and fun space facts for you to share. What's It can help Harry Potter fans find their favorite characters in the night sky. Go to Doodads, where kid-friendly resources will have you discovering the heavens, stargazing at night and more. If you have any questions, click on Connect, where you can post queries to expert astronomers. This site is far-out!