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Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day. To read about the history of Earth Day, go to this site:


These are some interesting websites for Earth Day activities:

http://www.earthday.net/earthday2009

 

http://www.earthday.gov/classroom.htm#teach

 

http://www.earthday.gov/

 

http://www.earthday.gov/classroom.htm#games

 

http://www.teachablemoment.org/middle/earthdayms.html

 

http://www.cacegypt.org/news/EarthDay.html


A good movie to watch:

Al Gore’s film An Inconvenient Truth, the 2007 Academy award winner for best documentary film. This film highlights the effects of global warming on our planet.


More websites:

http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/bi/1991/earthday.html

 

http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/letsnet/noframes/subjects/ss/b4u3.html

 

http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/letsnet/noframes/subjects/ss/b4u3l1.html

 

http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/letsnet/noframes/subjects/ss/b4u3l2.html


Websites to make puzzles:

 

http://www.vocabulary.com/VUearthday2002FITB.html

 

http://www.vocabulary.com/VUearthday2002MATCH.html

 

http://www.vocabulary.com/VUearthday2002TF.html

 

http://www.vocabulary.com/VUearthday2002CW.html

 

http://www.vocabulary.com/VUearthday2002WF.html


Scholastic websites for Earth Day:

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3751564

 A list of books you can use for Earth Day:

http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/viewBooklist.do?dp=%3D%3FUTF-8%3FB%3FYm9va2xpc3RJZD0xMDA1NDkxJnNoYXJlZD10cnVl%3F%3D

 

http://printables.scholastic.com/printables/detail/?id=24916&No=0&Ntt=earth+day+&query=earth+day+&Ntk=Printables_SI&N=1234+1235+1236+1204+1212+138+108+47&Nty=0&_N=fff


 Your kids can vote on Scholastic's Environmental Report Card:

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/kerc/?ESP=Teachers/ib/20090320/awa/sa_kerc_2009_Gr612_3_5_IC///thlp/tout////


I hope you enjoy sharing Earth Day activities with your students. If you have more interesting websites or ideas, please email me at sblair@pvschools.net and I will add them to this blog. Thanks!


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Comments

Julie bowsher

I love all of the insightful information!

Kelli Bradley

This is such great information! Thanks for sharing!

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