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FREE resources to help teach kids about the environment.
How about spending some time as a family protecting the environment?
Kids, check out this post to learn about plants in Texas.
Check out the 16 big winners from across Texas!
Kids, check out these fun activities to learn more about recycling.
Congratulations to Katherine and Halie, who came in third place in their age brackets.
Congratulations to Katy and Alejandra, who came in second place in their age brackets.
Congratulations to David and Emma, who came in first place in their age brackets.
Check out these winning videos from the first annual Take Care of Texas Video Contest!
Many Texas students worked hard to create these videos. Pick your favorites!

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Visit our interactive house where you can discover more ways to conserve water and energy, keep our air and water clean, and reduce waste.

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