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197 resources with the concept earth day

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Waste and Recycling: Recycling Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
We take paper for granted, while thousands of trees are being made into the paper we toss in the trash. Start a dialogue about paper reduction and recycling in class, and share the negative effects paper production has on our ecosystem....
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Waste and Recycling: Recycling and Energy Recovery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and recover. Young environmentalists learn about the overwhelming amount of garbage produced and discover better ways to minimize their impact on Earth by learning the difference between garbage and recyclables. 
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Conserving Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
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The Case of the Mysterious Renters

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper-elementary kids examine the water usage in their own home, then use that data to solve a case in which a landlady is trying to determine how many people are living in an apartment being rented. Combine math, scientific method, and...
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Urban Environmental Accords for Kids!

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
It doesn't matter how old you are or where you live, you can help protect the environment. Created in 2005 for World Environment Day, the agreement shows that the simple steps one can take to make a change have stayed the same, despite...
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Geothermal Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
With Earth Day quickly approaching, as well as many science fairs, why not challenge your class to investigate geothermal energy or other renewable energy resources? There are five driving questions explored in depth here, as well as...
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What Is in the Water?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare bottled water qualities to water found naturally in a pond habitat. They research their state's laws/regulations in regard to bottled water and study the advertising, cost, and quality of brands of bottled water. They...
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Observe Earth Day with Art Projects Made from Recycled Materials

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Creative hands-on art project ideas that are easy on the earth and easy on a teacher’s budget.
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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. Students 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 put...
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Persuasive Essay: Environmental Issues

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewYoung environmentalists learn how to craft a persuasive essay about an environmental issue they consider important. After studying the components of a persuasive essay and examining a student model, writers brainstorm possible topics and...
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Earth Day Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Not all water is the same! Young scientists investigate and compare properties of hard and soft water. They focus on properties of surface tension, density, and the ability to mix with soap during their experimentation.
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Field Trip Earth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a field trip around Earth by way of satellite images. Learners watch a video lesson that describes different images taken from orbiting satellites. They then test their visual skills in a 14-question online quiz. 
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Ask a Scientist About Our Environment

For Students 6th - 12th
Scientists respond to 26 question posed by learners. These experts answer in easy to understand language, include photos to illustrate the issue, offer suggestions for how young people can make a difference, and supply links to resources...
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Grade 7 Earth Day Statistics with Circle and Bar Graphs

For Teachers 7th Standards
Take a tiered approach to studying waste. The lesson uses Earth Day to present differentiated instruction around using circle and bar graphs. Each group gets a cube based on their tiers and works collaboratively as well as individually...
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Earth Used to Have 19-Hour Days (And Pluto Has Dunes!)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Some days seem longer than others, but recent research proves our day actually lasts much longer than in the past. SciShow Space shares recent research on the length of Earth days and how this data confirms past research with much more...
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La Tierra (The Earth)

For Students K - 8th
How can we work together to save our planet? An animated video explains how los coches, las fábricas, and los aviones are polluting our world—and how we can work together to protect it.
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La Tierra, Lugares y Animales (Places and Wild Animals)

For Students K - 8th
¡Esta tierra está enferma! Beginning Spanish learners learn more about the ways pollution affects rivers, forests, oceans, and the animals that live in these habitats with a catchy and informative song.
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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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Nature Observations Journal

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A journal template makes observing nature a breeze. Super scientists identify an interesting object in nature, draw it, list its details, and compose a written descriptions of their artwork. 
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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 Word Search

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Save the planet one vocabulary activity at a time! Offer scholars a chance to locate 20 words with an Earth Day-themed word search. 
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Earth Day Grid Math

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Get into springtime with a festive practice sheet designed to test scholars' knowledge of grids. Learners locate items such as watering cans, snails, and flowers following the x and y-axis. Worksheet themes include Earth Day, gardening,...
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Spring Find a Fact Addition

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Test scholars' knowledge of addition facts with a festive instructional activity that makes adding a two-person game. Pairs examine a grid of numbers to locate and color addition facts. Last person to color three squares wins! 
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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.