Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI)
The Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) is a free, state-sponsored K-12 curriculum that teaches science and history/social science standards through an environmental lens. EEI supports with many of the concepts covered in Inside the Outdoors programs and the current state standards.
Below are links to charts of EEI lessons that support the various Field Trips and Traveling Scientist programs with Inside the Outdoors. We recommend using these lessons as pre- or post-activities to help support your students learning. Which Lessons Align with Inside the Outdoors Programs?
Download a List of Suggested Lessons For:
Additional Curriculum Training Opportunities
Additional EEI Resources
Education and the Environment Initiative Home Page
Education and the Environment Initiative - Access to the Curriculum (You will need to register to receive your password. The state does no share your information. All the curriculum and resources are free.)
EEI Correlation with Common Core
EEI Correlation with NGSS
CREEC (California Regional Environmental Education Community)