Earth day activities for your classroom!


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Earth Day 2017 is fast approaching on April 22nd. We have compiled a list of resources for your classroom to celebrate and learn about this important event!

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals include a target to curb the effects of climate change by 2030. Participate.com’s newest free mini course gives you everything you need to introduce this topic in your classroom and inspire your students to positively impact our environment, just in time for Earth Day on April 22.

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How can architecture and neighborhood design have consequences on human activity and relationships? Here’s a film from Global Oneness Project with an in-depth look at community and geographical development.

https://www.globalonenessproject.org/resources/lesson-plans/relocating-residents-impact-housing-community

History of Earth Day

http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/earth-day

Lesson Repository from the EPA. Find an array of environmental and science-based lesson plans, activities and ideas below from EPA, other federal agencies and external organizations.

https://www.epa.gov/students/lesson-plans-teacher-guides-and-online-resources-educators

Have an idea for a service project – like getting a group together to volunteer each week at a homeless shelter, or reading to kids at your local library? Learn how to turn your volunteer idea into a successful service project using our do-it-yourself toolkits below.

https://www.serve.gov/?q=site-page/toolkits

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