Resources for Earth Day


Earth Day is designed to inspire appreciation and awareness of the earth's environment. It is April 22, 2010. This is the 40th anniversary.

Environmental Protection Agency: Earth Day Activities, tips for going green, and more

Earth Day Footprint Calculator Find out how many planets it takes to support your lifestyle

Best Lessons on Earth Day from Education World

Earth Day for Kids Book list, activities

Time for Kids Earth Day edition

Science NetLinks Earth Day Lessons including True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet

Earth Day lessons and activities from Teacher's First

From Learn NC Focus on Planet Earth Lesson plans, website links, articles, virtual field trips
Earth Day Poem Lesson for KidPix

Read, Write, Think Chatting About Books Podcast about environmental books

Brainstorming Earth Day Messages An activity from Read, Write, Think
Earth Day Story What Can I Do?

Earth Day Grocery Bags project Students decorate grocery bags for local stores to promote environmental awareness

Earth Day Every Day Lesson from National Geographic

Kids for a Clean Environment Project ideas

Earth Day Kids in Action All about Earth Day, Planetary Heroes, teacher's information

Earth Day Network

Think Green Resources, lessons and activities from Discovery Education



Video Resources

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How We Celebrate Earth Day and Keep the Earth Healthy-Grade Band K-2; 3-5
Positive Effects from Earth Day- Grade Band K-2; 3-5
A Short History of Earth Day-Grade Band K-2; 3-5
Celebrate Earth Day Everyday-Grade Band K-2; 3-5
The World Conservation Guide-Grade Band 6-8
New Life series and Planet Earth series

From BrainPop:
Spotlight: Earth Awareness Collection of BrainPop movies and activities
Humans and the Environment
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


Other Resources

Phillippe Cousteau webinar From Discovery Education:


Earth Day turns 40 on April 22, 2010. To celebrate, join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, as he shares his experiences as a prominent environmentalist working towards the protection of our oceans. Philippe, who serves as Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education for Discovery Education and often hosts programs on the Discovery Channel, Planet Green, and Animal Planet, will also take a look back at how earth and its natural resources have changed over the last fifty years, how the growth of the environmental movement has created positive impacts for our planet, and how students have the power to make a positive difference over the next fifty years. This engaging webinar will inform, engage, and excite students to become agents of environmental change.