National Curriculums

Investigating Your Environment

Lake and surrounding forest

Investigating Your Environment is a supplemental interdisciplinary curriculum for Grades 6-12. The IYE curriculum was developed in the 1960s and was one of the first comprehensive efforts in environmental curriculum. Although nearly 50 years old, many of the lessons are still applicable and useful in today's classrooms. The focus of the curriculum is on hands-on investigations of the school's local area.

Go to the following lesson plans (~30 pages each) for detailed instructions.