Earth Day and Environmental Ed Week

Teach the importance of civic responsibility and environmental sustainability this month to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd and Environmental Education Week, April 23-29, 2017.

Advancing Climate Change Environmental Education: Resources and Suggestions
Resource includes research findings, standards, and teaching suggestions appropriate for social studies, language arts, science, and interdisciplinary learning.                                               
 
Earth Day Network
This year's theme is "Environmental & Climate Literacy". To empower everyone with knowledge to act in defense of environmental protection the Earth Day Network has developed toolkit resources (available in multiple languages). Register an Earth Day event or search for an event in your area.

BirdSleuth Explorer's Guidebook Exploring the Outdoors for Earth Day
April 5 and 6, 2017
Gain the confidence and resources to help kids learn, play, and grow outside this Earth Day. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's BirdSleuth team is hosting a special webinar to share fun and easy ways to help kids explore their local habitats using an Explorer's Guidebook. This webinar is open to all, but educators who attend the full webinar and work with underserved audiences will be eligible to receive up to 100 free printed copies of the guidebook in English or Spanish. Register.

National Education Association (NEA) Earth Day Curriculum Resources
The NEA Earth Day Curriculum Resources website includes: lesson plans, projects, and activities for grades K-12.
 
Science NetLinks Earth Day
A collection of lessons and resources to help teachers and students prepare for Earth Day. These resources will also help teachers who want to incorporate the holiday's messages of ecology and environmentalism in the classroom year-round.