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History of Earth Day

Summarize and place key events on a timeline about Earth Day from various articles and internet sites in journal.

ABC of Endangered Species

Students create an ABC Book of Endangered Animals that includes locator maps, “fast facts,” and explanations about why those animals are endangered.

“101 Amazing Earth Facts” Game

Play this Jeopardy-like game on Earth Day, or anytime.

Clean Up Hazardous Waste!

Students identify sources of home hazardous waste and create posters to educate the community about how to handle hazardous wastes.

Junk Mail Overload!

Students track the amount of junk mail received at their homes in one week and use the collected data to estimate how much junk mail would accumulate in a year. Then they explore ways to solve the junk mail problem.