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10 class periods of 60 minutes each
Earth Day lesson to teach third grade students about the environment and the effects of pollution and recycling on their community.
This is a unit overview of Earth Day. It fits the core curriculum for third grade. Specifically designed for Art, Science, Social Studies, and Health.
The students would have prior knowledge of their community and environment.
Awareness of human effect on the environment. Knowledge of how to improve their community.
Have students visit this Earth Day Activity page. Complete the activities listed on the page.
Have the students visit the Evolution Game. Begin by clicking on Learn More. Read the story about the activity. Next click on How to Play and read the instructions. Following the instructions to view the experiment.
View the picture of the sea glass turtle work of art. Have students write a story about the life of this turtle.