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School Habitats
Many schools in the Houston area are creating school habitats so that their students can have outdoor learning experiences. EIH provides many resources available to teachers who want to use the outdoors as a context for learning. 
Summer Nature Camps
Discovering Nature Camp and the Hunger Games Camp are designed to get kids outside and learning about our environment. Activities include insect sweeping, making and looking for animal tracks, fishing, bird watching, geocaching and many more. 
Texas EnvirothonTexas Envirothon
The Envirothon is the largest high school environmental competition, open to any high school student (grades 9 - 12). The Envirothon is an integrated educational experience that will enhance your students' knowledge and environmental literacy. 
Air-O Dynamic Curriculum
Overview of the Air-O Dynamic Curriculum. The Institute embraces the challenge to develop an air quality education initiative designed for Texas educators addressing the air education needs in Texas. 
EIH/UHCL Regional CollaborativeEIH/UHCL Regional Collaborative
As a member of the Texas Regional Collaborative for Math and Science, the EIH/UHCL Collaborative offers professional development for science teachers. 
PLT in the City
This program, developed by the American Forest Foundation, is designed to advance environmental education and environmental stewardship among urban youth. 
San Jacinto Marsh Restoration Project
The San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park preserve is the oldest and most visited state park in Texas and the site of the Marsh Restoration Project. The Institute uses this location as a centerpiece of their natural history training for teachers of K - 6 children. 

Discovering Nature Camp 

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For Teachers
Information about environmental education: CE courses, grants and awards, news, and programs. 
For Students
Archive > EE Projects
EE program's past accomplishments are listed here with a brief summary. 
 Professional Development Professional Development
Strong Coast, Strong Texas Favored by Majority of Texans
A new poll by America's Wetland Foundation shows Texas voters are concerned about the loss of critical habitat, and the vast majority of them tie a healthy coast to a strong economy. 
 Two Decades of Success: The Clean Rivers Program Two Decades of Success: The Clean Rivers Program
The Houston-Galveston region’s Clean Rivers Program works with local partners, including the Environmental Institute of Houston, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to ensure our water bodies continue to be a viable resource for our region. 
 Wetlands project pioneered at CCISD's Education Village Wetlands project pioneered at CCISD's Education Village
The floating wetlands project is one of the education projects EIH is partnering on. Our role is to educate the staff, students and community at the CCISD Educational Village. 
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