New From PBS Teachers: EcoInvestigators curriculum

Using best practices from Community Problem Solving (CmPS) instructional methods, EcoInvestigators is designed to get students in grades 3-5 engaged, excited, and prepared to take on and solve environmental problems in their community and beyond. With funding from International Paper, PBS has developed this program to help teachers use a variety of rich media resources to teach earth system science, explore global environmental problems and challenge your students to take steps to using data to help solve local environmental problems.
This curriculum is in the beta phase and PBS welcomes feedback on the resources and activities provided on the site: EcoInvestigators. If you have suggestions or comments, please send them to

Here’s a peek at the Community Problem Solving model EcoInvestigators uses:
CmPS Flow Chart

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