K-12 Classroom Resources

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Hamline's Center for Global Environmental Education is an internationally recognized pioneer in place-based and thematic online K-12 learning resources. Explore our highlighted programs below or view our full list.

Adopt-a-Drain Program and Materials


The Adopt-a-Drain website makes it easy for all teachers, residents, and community groups to sign up, clear storm drains, and track impact online.

Adopt-a-Drain K-12 Support Materials

Adopt-a-Drain K-12 helps educators flexibly integrate Adopt-a-Drain into their own curriculum, school, and community by providing online training and printed support materials for the classroom.

Waters to the Sea® 

Our premier all-inclusive, place-based Waters to the Sea® Series are filled with stories, videos, images, and interactive modules about waterways around the country. Each series celebrates a unique region's natural and cultural heritage. 

Mississippi River

Storm Drain Stewardship

Lake Superior


Hundreds of educational videos await you on CGEE’s YouTube channel to cover a wide range of environmental and science topics and geographic regions. Use them to inspire wonder, provoke thinking and insights, or introduce topics of study like engineering design, photography aesthetics, or the wonders of water.


Kris Bennett
Director of K-12 Resources