Teaching on Earth Day?

April 10, 2013

Planning an Earth Day teach-in in your classroom? See our collection of Earth Day lessons! 

Planning an Earth Day teach-in in your classroom? See our collection of Earth Day lessons, including:

  • Climate Change: A Call to Action (high school) Scientists are getting more specific about the pace of climate change, warning that we have very little time left to stop it. Activists are pursuing divestment movements and boycotts. In this activity, students read about these efforts and plan their own climate-saving action.
  • Developing our green intelligence on fossil fuels (high school). The pros & cons of coal, oil & natural gas
  • A Message in the Waves (middle school): A cool 9-minute video gets students thinking about their own 'reduce, reuse, recyle' action plan.
  • The Garbage Patch (elementary): With the help of a short video clip, students explore the 'life cycle' of a plastic bag and develop a waste reduction action plan.