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One of the largest orgs for young people and social change, Do Something's 3.4 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally everything else. Tackle a campaign to make the world suck less. 
 Geothermal Design Challenge Geothermal Design Challenge
DEADLINE: March 1 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and the Idaho National Lab (INL), invites both high school and university (undergraduate & graduate) teams to explore the future of geothermal energy and literally draw the heat beneath your feet. 
Texas Envirothon
Envirothon is North America's largest and most academically challenging high school environmental competition. 
 American Fisheries Society: Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program American Fisheries Society: Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program
The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is a summer mentoring program for high school students sponsored by the American Fisheries Society. The principal goal of the Hutton Program is to stimulate interest in careers in fisheries science and management among groups underrepresented in the fisheries professions, including minorities and women. Application to the program is open to all 11th and 12th grade high school students. Students selected for the program are matched with a professional mentor in their area for a summer-long, hands-on experience in a marine or freshwater setting. A scholarship of $3,000 is awarded to each student accepted into the program. Application Deadline: March 6, 2015 
 Texas Brigade Texas Brigade
The Texas Brigade is a wildlife-focused leadership program for youth ages 13-17. Students attend an intense, hands-on camp for five days in July where they learn habitat management, public speaking, teamwork, and much more. Students who graduate from a Texas Brigades summer camp can compete for scholarships (up to $1000) and junior staff positions based on their achievements. The first step is applying for a spot at one of the camps. 
 TPWF: Parks & Wildlife Conservation Scholarship TPWF: Parks & Wildlife Conservation Scholarship
Scholarships are offered to graduating high school students and college students seeking undergraduate or postgraduate degrees related to natural and cultural resource conservation. Deadline: September 1 
State & National Programs
 EPA: A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change EPA: A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change
This website provides information that is current, relevant, and useful for learning about climate change. 
 EPA: Students for the Environment EPA: Students for the Environment
Games, homework resources, community service, and more! 
 Keep America Beautiful Keep America Beautiful
Everyone deserves to live in a community that's healty, safe, clean, and beautiful. And everyone can help to achieve this. Even you. 
 TPWD: Outdoor Kids TPWD: Outdoor Kids
Ideas, activities, and fun facts about the outdoors for kids and educators. 

Texas State Envirothon 
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 Science Homework Help Science Homework Help
Discovery Education offers free student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom. Take a look at the interactive games, videos, contests, virtual labs and activities designed to help you dive deeper into a topic—and have fun too! 
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Online Mapping
With nothing but your Web browser, you can explore numerous Web sites with ready-made maps. Some Web sites allow you to build and investigate your own maps using menus and mapping tools. Others contain GIS-ready data sets that you can use with a GIS such as ArcView. 
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