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Sustainability: Pre-K-2nd Grade

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
A collection created for pre-K through second-grade scholars focuses on the concept of sustainability. A variety of lesson plans touch on several ideas such as transportation, food, and carbon footprints. Hands-on learning experiences...
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Climate Change Bingo

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Here is a 20-box bingo card to use when exploring ways that humans impact the environment. Various environmentally aware activities are listed in the boxes, and learners circulate the room to find someone who practices the different...
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Closing the Loop: A Game about Trash

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Dice and playing cards are used to play a "resourceful" board game! Correct answers to questions on the cards get garbage to be reused, recycled, or composted, while incorrect answers get garbage sent to the landfill. Landfill points are...
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What A Piece Of Paper!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo does a good job at being a great friend to Abby and the earth. Instead of throwing her piece of art in the trash, Elmo suggests using it for something else, like making a paper airplane. Teach your class how to reduce, reuse, and...
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Transportation and Space: Reuse and Recycle

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What can I use in space? The three-lesson unit has groups research what man-made or natural resources would be available during space exploration or habitation. Team members think of ways that resources can be reclaimed or reused in...
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Environmental Sciences

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
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Educator’s Guide to Planning a Field Day Event

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Plan an environmentally friendly field day for your young conservationists with this collection of activities and resources. Whether it's bowling with plastic bags full of crumpled up newspaper and empty plastic bottles, or having relay...
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Teach English, Teach About the Environment

For Teachers K - 12th
Spread the message of recycling while teaching your English language learners new vocabulary and practicing verb tenses. Included here are four lesson plans for each level (beginning, intermediate, and advanced) as well as accompanying...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engage students in developing an environmentally friendly school with this upper-elementary conservation lesson plan. After an introductory discussion about recycling, children practice sorting common classroom items based on whether...
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For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Knowing what can be recycled or reused and what has to be thrown away is difficult for children. This conservation lesson plan teaches young learners to distinguish between different kinds of waste by first sorting through used classroom...
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For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Raise young children's environmental awareness with this early elementary recycling instructional activity. After discussing garbage and the importance of recycling, students perform a variety of activities that explore different ways of...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Teach children that just because something is old, doesn't mean you have to throw it away with a reading of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. Engaging children with an arts and crafts activity in which they patch the holes in...
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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Sorting Through Personal Choices

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
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. Students then use the provided...
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Where Trash Goes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Raise environmental awareness with the first lesson of this series on waste management. Read a short story about a fifth grader's trip to a landfill and introduce the concepts reduce, reduce, recycle, and compost. Follow up with a...
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Know Your 3Rs!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Turn young learners into conservationists with the first lesson of this series on waste management. Use the included pictures and definitions to teach the key vocabulary reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost. Search magazines, newspapers,...
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Race to the Moon with a Recycool Rocket

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Turn those old water bottles, cans, newspapers, and cardboard boxes into cool new toys. Working in teams, children design and build rockets, robots, or animals out of a variety used materials. Consider asking the class to bring in...
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Eco-Healthy Lunch

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners plan healthy lunches and how to dispose of their lunch waste. In this pre-field trip lesson, students and teachers plan healthy, nutritious lunches to bring on a field trip. They also discuss how to sort their garbage into the...
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Recycled Water: A Smart Way to Reuse Water

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Learn about wastewater and recycled water with a science reading activity. After learners finish a two-page passage about conserving the water supply, they answer six comprehension questions about what they have read.
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Slash Trash! Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Our Way to Zero Waste

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
The other "Three Rs" are covered in this lesson: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Over four weeks, conservationists collect data about waste in their own homes. They combine their findings with those of other students in order to analyze...
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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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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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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Environmental Fair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find a piece of trash and make a useful item out of it. They show awareness of the environmental concerns of the earth.
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Recycle Relay

For Teachers Pre-K
Here is a quick activity intended to get little learners ready to conserve. They classify trash for recycling by placing items in the categories reduce, recycle and reuse. In teams the sort real life trash items into the best...