Earth Day | All About the Holidays

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 photos and colorful labels. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a flipped classroom assignment; direct pupils to watch the video at home prior to the day you plan on teaching about or celebrating Earth Day
  • Pose the video's final question on a classroom blog, and encourage learners to respond to the question as a discussion or in writing
  • Instruct class member to take notes while watching the video and compose a short reflection that you collect and review
Classroom Considerations

  • Earth Day takes place on April 22nd
Pros

  • Contains links for additional activities relates to Earth Day
  • Video is quick, and moves along in an engaging fashion 
Cons

  • None