Literature: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Lorax's Save The Tree Game - Students
will have to catch the Truffula seeds to help
the Lorax replant the forest. Shockwave is required for this online
game, based on Dr. Seuss's "The Lorax".
Cyber Guide to The Lorax
- This supplemental unit for The Lorax provides activities and web resources.
Developed by the Metro-Nashville School System, Nashville, Tennessee.
and Sustainable Development
- The focus of this activity is to introduce and understand the concept
of sustainable development by using ideas found in The LORAX.
Day Lesson Plans\Earth Day Thematic Units\Earth Day Activities
- PlanetPals provides lots of Earth Day arts and crafts activities and
links to projects that elementary students can participate in as they
prepare for and celebrate Earth Day. The site includes recycling and
energy-saving tips and tricks. An environmental calendar lists other
Earth related holidays and celebrations. Don't miss the four Earth Day
recycling kits -- on recycling, pesticides, and saving energy -- ready
to print out and use with your kids!
Day Network - The Earth Day Network offers a comprehensive
listing of Earth Day events, suggestions for Earth Day activities, discussions
of environmental issues, and educational resources for parents and teachers.
Volunteer! Change a habit! Send a "green" card! Teach a child!
Visit one of the site's eco-friendly links.
Tomorrow - National Wildlife Federation
Earth Week: It's Elemental
- A collection of ideas, activities and resources for exploring and
celebrating our connections to the earth during Earth Week.
Earth Bowl - Scientists know that the earth is made of
four layers: the inner core, outer core, mantle, and crust. The Earth
Bowl is a three dimensional, edible representation of the earth in cross
section. If time allows, have children participate in measuring the
ingredients and constructing the Bowl.
Greenhouse Effect In A Jar - This simple experiment serves
as an introduction to the greenhouse effect. Students can see for themselves
the effects of a greenhouse, and relate this understanding to what occurs
in our atmosphere.
- To gain an understanding of what happens in an oil spill and to develop
a greater awareness of taking responsibility for the environment.
Energy at Home?
will define conservation, list ways that energy is wasted and list ways
to conserve energy at home.
and Wonderful Lessons About Endangered Species
- This Earth Day, put the diversity of plants and animals to work in
lessons that will tame your students’ need to know about endangered
species. Included: Five “captivating” lessons that involve
research, role-playing, and real-life creatures.
Lessons Teach Students to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -
Earth Day, first celebrated in 1970, is just around the corner. To celebrate,
Education World offers five lessons to teach about trash and the importance
is the Most Serious Problem Facing Earth?
-An Education World WebQuest - In this special Earth Day WebQuest, student
teams research a critical threat to Earth's environment as they vie
for $1 million in funding from the fictional Help Our World (HOW) Foundation.
Included: student work sheets, lots of Earth Day resources, more.
Lessons on Earth Day!
- Five lesson plans to engage students in creating maps of an astronaut's
view of Earth, exploring issues of junk mail and hazardous household
waste, and learning about endangered species.
to Celebrate Earth Day! -
Two dozen across-the-grades activities for a big Earth Day celebration!
on Earth Are You Doing for Earth Day? - Celebrate Earth
Day with 28 activities connected to our Earth Day Challenge!
Earth Day Activities - songs,
poems, posters, crafts, online games, the water cycle.
Day Worksheets from edHelper.com - reading
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Day Coloring Pages and Games from PrimaryGames.com
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& Composting Theme Page from atozteacherstuff.com
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Lesson Plans Page - Earth Day Lesson Plans, Ideas, and Activities
Day Lesson Plans, Printables, Crafts, Activities, Bulletin Boards, and
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Earth Day Printouts
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