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11 Great Earth Day Teaching and Learning Resources
Every year April 22nd, Earth Day signifies the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Senator Gaylord Nelson, from Wisconsin (my home state - Go Cheeseheads 🧀) is the guy who started it all. The need to do more to take care of the earth was apparent in 1969. It's even more critical today.
Here are some great Earth Day Teaching and Learning Resources:
- Here's the official Earth Day website.
- Check out these free Earth Day resources from Education.com.
- The Earth Day educational resources are some from the official website.
- This is a comprehensive Earth Day resource list from Edutopia.
- Here are some ways to incorporate reading and writing into your Earth Day studies.
- Explore Earth Day with your students from a bird's eye view with some resources from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
- Study Earth Day across all grade levels.
- Here you can dig into the chemistry of Earth Day.
- PBS Learning Media has a great resource page for celebrating Earth Day. You'll find great video resources that will get your students thinking.
- I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids*
- I love the name of this one - Earth Ninja*: A Children's Book About Recycling Reducing, and Reusing (Ninja Life Hacks)
- Here's an Earth Day Banner* for the classroom or hallway.
The earth does not belong to us; we belong to the earth. - Chief Seattle
Education has implications for the entire planet. A big "Thank You" to all teachers who take some time to focus on taking care of the planet.
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