Environmental Awareness Teacher Resources
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Young environmentalists take a look at how they both pollute and clean their own environments. Each pupil creates a personal checklist that they use to determine their own environmental awareness. A community checklist is made as well, and pairs of learners create lists of ways that their school could become more environmentally sound.
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Sorting Through Personal Choices
Raise children's awareness about the importance of conservation with this hands-on science lesson. Start by breaking the class into groups and having them collect trash from around the school or local park. Young scholars then use the provided Venn diagram to sort the items they found based on their ability to be reduced, reused, or recycled.
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Recycling
Raise young children's environmental awareness with this early elementary recycling activity. After discussing garbage and the importance of recycling, students perform a variety of activities that explore different ways of recycling and reusing common materials.
Pre-K - K Science CCSS: Adaptable
Go green! Help kids acquire vocabulary while simultaneously teaching them about preserving the environment. This series includes several activities, including matching words to definitions, determining antonyms, and writing. The assignments encourage environmentally-friendly behavior, such as thinking of how to reuse objects.
3rd - 6th Science
Environmental Awareness — Think Global, Act Local
Young scholars identify the different hazardous wastes and the dangers they post to the environment. In this physical science lesson plan, students brainstorm ways to dispose them properly. They create a short story, song or poem to conclude the lesson plan.
9th - 10th Science
Environmental Interdependence (Environmental Awareness)
Whether introducing a study of environment awareness or preparing your classes for a performance task related to environmental interdependence, you will find this resource useful. Key terms and concepts are introduced so that all learners are prepared for the study or the assessment.
5th - 8th Science
Biodiesel: The Afterlife of Oil
Use this slick video to introduce your environmental scientists to the wonders of biodiesel. They will learn about problems caused by our waste oil, how it can be recycled, and other benefits of using biofuels. Use the video, assessment questions, and additional resources as is, or sign up with the publisher to customize it for your learners.
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Set your environmental studies class up to debate a current topic regarding your choice of six suggested statements about energy use in the United States. Teams read material that you have gathered and then form their arguments. The lesson plan outline explains the benefits of holding a classroom debate and provides a procedure.
9th - 12th Science
Water Sources and Pollution
Students explore environmental awareness by completing a pollution activity. In this drinking water instructional activity, students identify the role of the EPA in maintaining drinkable water in our country and what types of toxins regularly invade our water supplies.
4th - 7th Science
Noodles And Nedd: No Littering
Nedd teaches his pet, Noodle, not to litter in this video. It is an easy way to launch a discussion about environmental awareness. After watching this video, learners could discuss the importance of throwing away their trash properly and the effects of ignoring this important rule.
1 min Pre-K - K Science
Happy Earth Day Coloring Book
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 includes coloring pages, conservation tips, and a fill-in-the-blank passage.
1st - 5th Science
Scholars practice rhyming and phonemic awareness using trade books and poetry. They will listen to the book Mouse Mess several times throughout the week, identifying rhyming words, and matching words that begin with the same sound. Then they recite poems and nursery rhymes about mice and write sentences with a predictable pattern.
K English Language Arts
Mapping Greenhouse Gas Emissions Where You Live
After investigating the US Environmental Protection Agency's climate change website, your environmental studies students discuss greenhouse gas emissions. They use an online interactive tool to look at data from power production facilities.
5th - 10th Science
The Environmental Awareness Digital Video Editing Session
Get out that camara and make an environmentally informed film to create community awareness. Budding environmentalists examine the harmful effects pollution has on our environmental and the impact of recycling. They research a related topic, making a digital video, and share it with the community.
6th - 8th Science
El Medio Ambiente, An Environmental Awareness Project
Learners investigate environmental issue in Hispanic country, use readings from textbooks or other sources, prepare environmental awareness poster that focuses on issue of investigation, and create poster by cutting and pasting photos from magazines and/or other sources.
5th - 12th Languages
Action Projects Gallery
In collaborative groups, mindful environmental studies students select and participate in an action project to increase awareness or contribute to minimizing global warming. Seven categories are provided to choose from. Learners research and discuss case studies and then prepare themselves for action.
6th - 8th Science
When does trash become litter? Use this litter awareness lesson to help them understand the importance of trash disposal. Get learners engaged by reading Nancy Loewen's Lady Lulu Liked to Litter (not included). After discussing what litter is, they complete two worksheets, circling potential litter and actual litter in a park scene.
Pre-K - 1st Science