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Celebrate Earth Day!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
April 22nd is Earth Day! Celebrate the Earth with these resources and activities. From math to writing and straight into science, all of the resources in this collection promote Earth loving learners in your class!
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Recycling: Talking Trash in Tuscon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Check out this four-part lesson specifically for 6th-8th graders in Tucson, Arizona (but easily used in any middle school classroom). Your class will dive deep into the details of recycling, perfectly suited for an Earth Day unit.
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Winter Solstice

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Winter Solstice is the subject of a collection of materials that has young scientists watching videos, conducting experiments, and making calculations, all to investigate the scientific concepts behind the shortest day of the year in...
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Plate Tectonics Cycle — First Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Including four units on volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and hazards associated with these forces, each unit is intended to last about five days. But how are they all related, and what on earth do they have to do with our planet?...
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Earth Day Writing

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Earth Day is a great topic to write about, and graphic organizers can really help learners classify their thoughts. Here is a fantastic set of themed worksheets that will allow your class to explore and write about conservation. Each...
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Earth Day Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is a really neat Earth Day reading passage that can be used online or printed. The initial passage provides learners with the opportunity to read a poem entitled, "Woodman, Spare That Tree!" It also includes comprehension questions...
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Earth Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Why do we celebrate Earth Day? Find out with a brief video that details the history behind the special day dedicated to our beautiful planet. The video answers the who, what, why, and how in a festive fashion while showcasing real-world...
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Tell Someone About Earth Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate Earth Day by spreading the word of conservation. Teach children ten easy ways to help preserve the Earth and share this knowledge with others by sending e-cards and printable cards to loved ones. Extend learning about the...
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A Day for the Environment

For Teachers 7th - 10th
On April 22, 1970 over 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day. But why? The beginnings of what is now a world-wide event, celebrated in over 190 countries to support environmental awareness and protection, are the focus...
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Go Green! Earth Day Poster

For Teachers 1st - 8th
A simple lesson plan gets youngsters working in groups to create Earth Day posters. Begin the lesson by teaching about Earth Day and sustainable practices. Then, split the class up, providing recycled or reused materials, or materials...
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Adventures in Earth Day: Why Do We Care About Our Environment? - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to Earth Day and the importance of this day. They make a collage, students can use articles, pictures, words, etc., in magazines or newspapers or online, that relate to Earth Day, the environment and environmental...
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Healthy Earth, Sick Earth

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Earth is sick and needs our help! Read the children's book Planet Earth Gets Well to explain the various problems facing the planet, discussing what young conservationists can do to heal the planet along the way. A great Earth Day...
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Earth Day

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Elementary schoolers engage in an inviting lesson plan which helps them learn about Earth Day, and the importance of recycling materials whenever possible. They utilize the Pics4Learning program in order to create many enjoyable and...
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Earth Day Guide to Being Green

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Have fun completing Earth Day related activities while learning about simple ways to preserve the Earth. Implement some of the ideas for going green as a class, like cleaning up a local park or planting a tree at school.
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Happy Earth Day Coloring Book

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
From turning off lights when leaving a room, to biking or walking to school, there are many simple habits children can develop to help preserve the earth. Help raise environmental awareness in your class with this activity packet that...
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Earth Day Grammar

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Ensure you have a grammatically correct Earth Day with this series of task cards. Covering topics ranging from parts of speech and alphabetizing, to affixes and complete sentences, these Earth-themed exercises are a fun way for...
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Make an Earth Day Mascot

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
Scholars follow three steps—color, cut, and fasten—to create a mascot for Earth Day. The holiday's mascot is a jolly planet Earth equipped with a big smile, excited eyes, and dancing arms and legs. 
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Earth Day Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
This Earth Day, celebrate our beautiful planet with an activity book that challenges scholars to show off their map skills, complete a crossword puzzle, write acrostic poems, alphabetize, and reflect on their personal Earth-friendly habits.
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Earth Day Jeopardy for Special Ed grades 3-12

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get your special-needs learners all set for Earth Day! Use these developmentally appropriate questions and answers related to Earth Day concepts, which include recycling, conservation, pollution, and ecology. Note: Check out...
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Student Earth Day Pledge Slips

For Teachers K - 5th
Writing prompts are great because you can usually find one for any holiday or event. Have your class help the Lorax in his quest to spread the word about Earth Day and environmental awareness with a short printable prompt. The page...
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Earth Day

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students participate in Earth Day lessons. In this Earth Day lesson set, students discuss the planet Earth. They listen to a web story, talk about recycling, composting, and their carbon foot print. They complete an activity in which...
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The Garbage Patch: Two Earth day Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars view a seven minute video called Gorilla in the Greenhouse. In this Earth day lesson, students review the history of Earth day. Young scholars work in groups to describe the life cycle of a plastic bag. Students...
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Earth Day Number Sense

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Elementary schoolers count and order objects using numbers 1-300. They bring recyclable items from home. Young scholars group the items, skip count by 2's, 3's, and 5's, and arrange the items on a number line. Recyclable plastic bags are...
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Using Recycled Materials

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to our recycling once it is hauled away? In the third of four Earth Day lessons about recycling and reducing our impact on the world's natural resources, learners explore where recycled materials go and what becomes of them....

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