Earth Day is held annually during spring and is intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment. Earth Day, which was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, is celebrated in many countries each year on April 22.
An indigenous view of what many Native Americans refer to as Mother Earth from Black Elk who lived from 1863 to 1950.
In addition to high quality, entertaining videos that were developed to teach students about climate and climate change, the site features lesson plans, web sites, books and career information.
Find out about Earth Day events and activities, eco-information, and how to get involved.
Portal for U.S. Government Earth Day events and information.
Learn how Earth Day started back in 1970.
What is the purpose of Earth Day? How did it get started?
Follow the timeline to see how Earth Day has progressed through the years.
Learn more about the beginnings of Earth Day from the Library of Congress - American Memory.
Environmental tips for Earth Day and every day.
Learn how to protect the environment while at school.
This free environmental awareness project encourages students to decorate paper grocery bags with environmental messages for Earth Day.
Celebrate your neighborhood by organizing an Earth Day event with your neighbors.
There are many ways that you can celebrate Earth Day. Here are 15 ideas from wikiHow.
These fun Earth Day craft projects are for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children.
ere are five ways to celebrate our planet on Earth Day or any day that you want to have fun and help the environment.
Hold an Earth Day Fair. Start a school recycling program. Or get your students involved in one of the terrific online projects that promote environmental awareness and conservation.
These lessons engage students in creating maps of Earth, as well as exploring issues of junk mail and hazardous household waste.
This Earth day lesson teaches students about the environment and the effects of pollution and recycling on their community.
In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students participate in the Internet-based Earth Day Groceries Project.
Play this Jeopardy-like game on Earth Day, or anytime.
After providing students with background on Earth Day, students will take charge of their learning by following the lesson to explore a topic centered around Earth Day. Students will be creating a presentation using a Google Application and will share the presentation with the class.
In celebration of Earth Day, students research famous environmentalists and write letters to them asking for their opinions on current issues and turn their letters into a poem.
Celebrate Earth Day with online games, puzzles, crafts and coloring pages. Be sure to take the Earth Day quiz.
Test your Earth Day knowledge by taking this quiz.
A kid-friendly site about looking after the planet.
This video discusses the 'manufactured demand' for bottled water and presents some stunning facts about how pervasive our desire to drink from a bottle is.