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198 resources with the keyterm earth day

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A Day for the Environment

For Teachers 7th - 10th
On April 22, 1970 over 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day. But why? The beginnings of what is now a world-wide event, celebrated in over 190 countries to support environmental awareness and protection, are the focus...
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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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Using Recycled Materials

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to our recycling once it is hauled away? In the third of four Earth Day lessons about recycling and reducing our impact on the world's natural resources, learners explore where recycled materials go and what becomes of them....
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Managing Solid Waste

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When Earth Day rolls around, a lot of kids ask why recycling is so important. Middle schoolers find out their own answers by examining 10 ordinary household items, working in a group to estimate how long it would take for each to break...
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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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Hooray for Hand-Me-Downs!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters learn how "hand-me-downs" can help save money while practicing math word problems with this fun learning center activity.
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Powers of Persuasion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Did you know that clothing and textiles can be recycled, just like glass, paper, aluminum, and plastic? Pupils are introduced to textile recycling and design persuasive posters or letters that raise awareness about this unique type of...
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Recycling

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 teaches young learners to distinguish between different kinds of waste by first sorting through used classroom...
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Recycling

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Raise young children's environmental awareness with this early elementary recycling lesson. After discussing garbage and the importance of recycling, students perform a variety of activities that explore different ways of recycling and...
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Earth Day Number Practice 0-20

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
How many trees can your pupils plant? Practice numbers 0-20 with several related activities. For the first, kids match images of trees to numbers. They then match the number symbols to number words, using a word bank. The final activity...
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The Trash We Pass

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where does our garbage go? What is the difference between a recyclable and non-recyclable item? Pose these important, but often overlooked, questions to your class and invite them to consider the lasting and damaging effects of the...
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Papier-Mâché Globe

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Paper mache projects are great for using up paper from the recycle bin. Give your class the chance to create a three-dimensional globe out of paper mache. They'll work to make their globes as accurate as possible, adding proper colors...
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Fabric Scrap Flower Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Crafting is fun, it increases eye-hand coordination, and it is a great way to accent any lesson. Celebrate Earth Day by creating scrap fabric flowers for a pop-stick flower garden. Children of all ages will love gluing, cutting, and...
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Egg Carton Buggy Mobile

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Craft paper, string, and clean egg cartons are used to create super cute bug mobiles. Included are instructions and images to assist you in guiding your class through the process of making these very cool mobiles. The project would be a...
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My Planet Earth

For Teachers K - 4th
The earth is a delicate and fragile thing; Why not engage your class in a craft project that will make them aware of our environment? Earth Day is celebrated as recycled materials are used to create earth window hangings. Crayons are...
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Dear Mother Earth

For Teachers K - 5th
Get those pencils ready because we are going to write a letter to our dear mother, Earth that is. Allow your youngsters to explore and express all the ways that they plan to protect Mother Earth. The worksheet is perfect for Earth Day,...
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Earth Day Writing

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Earth Day is a great topic to write about, and graphic organizers can really help learners classify their thoughts. Here is a fantastic set of themed worksheets that will allow your class to explore and write about conservation. Each...
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Earth Day Contractions

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If you want to make learning fun, turn it into a game. Grammar gets an Earth Day make-over with a fun themed matching activity and contraction worksheet. The resource includes several sheets of cards, each containing the contraction and...
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Earth Day ABC Order (No Repeating Letters)

For Teachers K - 2nd
What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? Putting words in alphabetical order! Included are three sets of simple words and a worksheet with three lists. The class needs to sort the words by image (each set has a different image) and then...
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Earth Day Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is a really neat Earth Day reading passage that can be used online or printed. The initial passage provides learners with the opportunity to read a poem entitled, "Woodman, Spare That Tree!" It also includes comprehension questions...